JLL announces new head of agency leasing in Houston

JLL announced that Tyler Garrett has joined the Houston office as executive vice president, managing director of agency leasing. With nearly two decades of experience in real estate, Garrett will lead the region’s landlord representation team with a focus on driving key initiatives to continue JLL’s growth in the market.

Last year, Garrett was named Houston HOLBA’s Broker of the Year for 2021, a top honor for agency leasing brokers. Garrett also led one of the largest office leasing deals in 2022, representing landlord Cousins Properties in leasing 328,000 square feet to Apache for their new headquarters at Briarlake Plaza.

Over the course of his career, Garrett has leased approximately four million square feet of space with a lease value of more than $1 billion. He has held positions from associate to director of leasing director of leasing at local and national commercial real estate firms.  Most recently he was senior vice president with Transwestern.

Garrett has also been recognized for his professional achievements, including being named a Houston Business Journal “Heavy Hitter” from 2017-2022 and a CoStar “Power Broker” for the last five years.