John Nicholson

HOUSTON-Cassidy Turley announced that John Nicholson has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director. Nicholson will lead Cassidy Turley’s Houston industrial team, further developing the company’s brand in the market and working to recruit additional executives to Cassidy Turley’s Houston’s industrial practice.

“John is one of the leading industrial brokers in Houston and truly a rising star,” says Bret Bunnett, Cassidy Turley’s Regional Managing Principal, Texas in a prepared statement. “He will play a crucial, strategic role as we continue to expand in Houston and throughout Texas.”

Nicholson joins Cassidy Turley from Transwestern, where he was senior vice president. He began his commercial real estate career at Grubb & Ellis, where he consistently qualified for the company’s Circle of Excellence, which recognizes the firm’s top 100 producers. At Grubb & Ellis, he was among the Top 10 industrial brokers nationally in 2007 and 2008. Additionally, Mr. Nicholson consistently has been named a CoStar Power Broker and First Industrial Broker of the Year.

“Taking a leadership role with a rapidly growing company like Cassidy Turley is a tremendous opportunity,” Nicholson says. “A thriving Houston industrial market only magnifies that opportunity and positions us for further dynamic growth.”

Nicholson is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker and a member of the Texas Association of Realtors. He also is a member of SIOR, CoreNet Global and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. He was named a 2012 Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter and MVP and also received the Business Journal’s 2012 Landmark Award for top industrial project.