Chad Baker

Chad Baker

Executive Vice President

Current Responsibilities

Chad specializes in providing advisory services for the relocation, renewal, expansion or disposition of real estate assets for corporate real estate users in North America. These strategies almost always lead to transformational change within the organization, in part due to providing consistently excellent delivery of in service across all business lines, industries and geographies. Moreover, all concessions negotiated for his clients in the form of savings and cost avoidance are calculated following the completion of each transaction to ensure measurable value has been created through the implementation and execution of his strategies. Chad specializes in tenant representation, strategy development, relocation, renewal, expansion and disposition, strategic consulting for merger and acquisition activities, corporate re-structuring for real estate portfolios, energy-related entities and law firms.


Chad brings more than 22 years of experience to the corporate facilities planning and relocation process and has successfully negotiated over 697 transactions totaling $3 billion in client obligations and commitments. His unique team comprised of Matt Sanderson and Amanda Sanderson prioritize ethics and relationships, plus results. Furthermore, he is committed to mentoring young professionals and serves as an official JLL mentor locally and nationally.


Bachelor of Business Administration | Abilene Christian University (ACU)


  • Gold and Top Achiever Designations, JLL (2005-2021)
  • Co-Leader of JLL’s National Mentor/Protégé Program (2016-Present)
  • Champion of Excellence Award, JLL (2013)
  • 40 Under 40, Real Estate Forum Magazine (2010)
  • Inducted to the JLL Club as an “Exceptional Performer” (2009)
  • Heavy Hitter, Houston Business Journal (2010, 2013)
  • Top Gun Designation, JLL (2009, 2011, 2012)
  • Top Professionals on the Fast Track, Houston Texas Magazine
  • Rising Star Award, NAIOP (2001)


  • First Colony Church of Christ, elder and teacher
  • ACU, Dean’s Advisory Committee for the College of Business Administration, Previous Member
  • ACU, Visiting Committee, College of Business Administration, Previous Member
  • Trail Life Troop, Previous Leader
  • Boy’s basketball and girl’s volleyball teams, Coach