Jeff Venghaus, SIOR

Jeff Venghaus, SIOR

Executive Vice President, Lead for Houston Industrial

​Current Responsibilities
Jeff is an Executive Vice President and team leader of JLL Houston’s Industrial Services group. His expertise includes acquisitions, dispositions, leases - both renewals and expansions, built-to-suit and design-build projects. Jeff's philosophy is clear: put the client first, build trust and work hard. His primary focus is to develope cost-savings strategies that increase profitability, mitigate risk for clients over the long term and provide successful facility solutions. Furthermore, Jeff excels as a servant leader where he mentors every person on his team to ensure they flourish both professionally and personally.

Jeff has negotiated leases, acquisitions and dispositions of industrial properties for over 21 years and has maintained many of his client relationships for most of his career.

Select Experience
• Advance Auto Parts
• APS Technology
• Chem-One
• Edgen Murray
• Gulf Winds International
• Gyrodata
• HydroChem PSC
• Ikea
• LSI Industries
• MHWirth 
• Panera Bread
• Proserv Americas
• Skyline Exhibits
• Summit Electric Supply
• TDIndustries
• The Reynolds Company
• The Service Center
• Sumitomo Corporation
• Transocean
• Walgreens
• Wayne Enterprises
• Western Container Corporation

• JLL's Houston Mentorship Program, Executive Board Member (2018-current) 
• JLL's Houston Mentorship Program, Co-founder and Mentor (2018-2019)
• Top Gun Designation, JLL (2012–2015, 2018-2019)
• Heavy Hitter, Houston Business Journal (2002, 2007, 2010, 2012–2015, 2017)
• Gold Achiever Designation, JLL (2015–2017)
• Beacon Award, JLL (2015)
• Top Achiever Designation, JLL (2006–2014)
• Industrial Broker of the Year Finalist, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) (2012)
• Industrial Broker of the Year, NAIOP (2010)
• #1 "35 Under 35," Black's Guide (2008)
• Rising Star Award, NAIOP (2004)
• Rising Star Award Finalist, NAIOP (2002)

• Rice University | Bachelor of Arts | Managerial Studies
• 1994-1995 Honor Athlete | Southwest Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll 
• Lettered in both football and baseball 

Affiliations and Community Involvement
• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Member
• Serve Hope International, Board Member
• Bible study and Discipleship Leader
• Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association, Board Member and Coach