Ronnie Deyo

Ronnie Deyo

Executive Managing Director

Current Responsibilities:

Ronnie meticulously advocates on behalf of his clients. Ensuring that the best real estate solutions and terms are achieved have enabled him to foster and maintain clients for decades. His longstanding relationships with them is a testament to prioritizing their requirements. He is an expert in tenant representation, consulting, site selection, sales, leasing, acquisition, disposition, corporate solutions, lease restructuring, build-to-suits, and strategic planning. Moreover, he leads JLL Houston’s Office Tenant Representation group, where he is responsible for their overall success and mentors junior associates.


In a career spanning over 30 years, Ronnie has represented international corporations such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, KPMG, The Williams Companies, and Morgan Stanley. His real estate projects have fundamentally shaped Houston’s commercial real estate landscape. His recent assignments include site consolidation, analysis, and selection for a Fortune 100 company's 2.5 million square foot campus in Houston and assisted HPE with the relocation of their world headquarters to a newly built building in Houston.


  • Winner of HBJ Landmark Award (2022), Headquarters, HPE Campus
  • Winner of Broker of the Year, NAIOP (2020)
  • Winner of Deal of the Year, NAIOP (2018), HPE Build-to-suit , 568,000 SF
  • Winner of HBJ Landmark Award (2018), Project Lease, HPE Campus
  • Winner of Deal of the Year, NAIOP (2017), The Williams Companies office lease, 369,000 SF
  • #1 Heavy Hitter in Office Leasing, Houston Business Journal (2017)
  • Winner of HBJ Deal of the Year (2016), Office campus sale
  • Beacon Award, JLL (2016)
  • Kings of Real Estate, Houston Business Journal (2014)
  • Top Achiever Designation, JLL (25 consecutive years)
  • Top Gun Designation, JLL (22 consecutive years) Longest consecutive Top Gun Designation in JLL history
  • JLL #1 Overall Producer (2009-2019), Houston region

Affiliations and Community Information:

  • The Boys and Girls Country, Member of Board of Directors, & currently an Advisory Board Member
  • The Children’s Fund, Emeritus Member
  • Ronald McDonald House, Fundraising Committee
  • Past President of Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA)
  • Texas Children’s Hospital Ambassador

Best Career Advice:

“Failure is not an option.”

Select Experience:

  • AON
  • Carriage Services
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Dow Chemical
  • HPE
  • Imperial Oil Limited
  • KPMG
  • Marine Well Containment
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Range Resources
  • Transcontinental Gas Pipeline
  • The Williams Companies
  • WeWork
  • XTO Energy