Louis Rosenthal

Louis Rosenthal

Executive Managing Director

Current Responsibilities:

An industry veteran of more than 35 years, Louis is responsible for aligning clients’ business goals and objectives with creative real estate strategies and solutions. He brings significant experience and expertise in areas such as cost containment, risk mitigation, employee productivity, building design, construction costs, and transaction management. Louis is part of a team that concentrates on tenant representation and delivering an organized, methodical and transparent process to real estate strategy formulation and decision making.


Louis has closed more than 1,000 transactions totaling over ten million square feet for large corporations and professional service and consulting firms. His experience includes leasing of office, data center, trading floor, disaster recovery, and medical spaces, as well as the acquisition and disposition of office buildings and land. He has completed transactions throughout North America and Mexico. Louis has studied Houston’s office market and occupancy trends for more than 35 years and has authored numerous articles, publishing more than 20 JLL Houston office market forecasts. Before joining JLL, Louis worked for developers Martin Fein Interests, Inc. and Mark Lee & Associates, Inc., as well as the commercial brokerage firm Grubb & Ellis.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration | Real Estate Finance | The University of Texas


  • Heavy Hitter – multiple years, Houston Business Journal
  • Consistent Top Producer, JLL

Recent awards Jeff has received include:

  • CoreNet Houston
  • Central Houston Inc. Transportation Committee
  • Trees for Houston, previous Board Member
  • United Jewish Campaign, previous Board Member
  • Temple Emanu-EL, Endowment Board