Matt Parsons

Matt Parsons

Executive Vice President

Current Responsibilities:

Matt specializes in tenant representation in the Houston, Texas market. He leverages JLL’s platform of market data, technology and site selection tools to identify and secure commercial real estate and mitigate risks for his clients. Matt provides a comprehensive approach to implementing a strategic real estate plan from market analysis and research to site selection and lease negotiations. His market expertise and up-to-date knowledge of local and national developments empower Matt to create opportunities for his clients to achieve their real estate objectives.


Matt brings a successful track record of sales achievements during his 15- year career. Prior to joining JLL, Matt was a tenant representation broker at CBRE. While at CBRE, he completed numerous leases and sales transactions with local, regional and national retailers. In addition to representing traditional retail clients, Matt diversified his business by assisting in the rapid expansion of a large medical organization throughout the Houston market. Matt originally started his career in retail brokerage with Phillips Edison and Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was responsible for developing and executing leasing strategies in several million square feet of retail properties that spread throughout the Midwest. Matt was consistently among the top producers during his tenure at Phillips Edison.


  • Bachelor of Arts | Miami University (Ohio)
  • TREC Broker License # 613937


  • Real Estate Forum - Tomorrow's Leaders in Texas CRE - Top 35 in Texas under 35 (April 2014)
  • Gold Achiever Designation, JLL (2021,2020,2019, 2018 , 2017, 2016)
  • Heavy Hitter, Houston Business Journal (2021,2020,2019, 2018, 2017)

Affiliations and Community Information:

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member

Select Experience:

  • 1000 Degrees Pizza
  • Auto Nation
  • Black Bear Diner
  • Black Rock Coffee Bar
  • Blue Lion Salon Studios
  • BioLife Plasma Services
  • Blue Fish Pediatric
  • Burger & Lobster
  • CarLotz
  • Carvana
  • Chubbies
  • Chuy’s
  • Crumbl Cookies
  • Custom Ink
  • Dirt Cheap
  • Emler Swim School
  • Jollibee
  • Hopdoddy Burger Bar
  • Kohler
  • Living Spaces
  • Mama Fu’s Asian House
  • Mamma Jamma Pizzeria Rustica
  • Memorial Hermann Health System
  • pOpshelf
  • Pronovias Barcelona
  • Tecovas
  • TIRR Memorial Hermann
  • Urban Axes
  • Zimmerman