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Tom Lawyer Lawyer shares the firm’s entrepreneurial spirit, which was the impetus for his start in CRE.

HOUSTON—Citing a unique synergy between the commercial services, development and investment management arms of Transwestern Commercial Services, its new president, Thomas G. Lawyer, says that collaboration was a significant factor in joining the firm. As its leader, Lawyer will ensure continued service excellence through 35 US offices, guide the implementation of real estate solutions, lead expansion opportunities and direct strategic business development.

“Tom is one of the most effective leaders I have encountered during my career and his global perspective on commercial real estate will be of immense value to our firm as we carry out our growth plans and expand client solutions,” said Larry P. Heard, CEO of Transwestern. “His breadth of knowledge and relationships will be a tremendous resource for our institutional owners and occupier clients as well as our team members. An ideal cultural fit for Transwestern, he is committed to furthering organizational strategy through precise execution–and doing so with a refreshingly entrepreneurial spirit.”

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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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