Dana Pool hired at Scott + Reid General Contractors, Inc.

Scott + Reid is pleased to announce the addition of Dana Pool as Director of Marketing. Dana is a high performing leader with a proven track record of delivering top-line growth and team development. With an extensive history of success in sales and revenue increase in the communications sector, she will bring a unique perspective to the industry. Dana will play a critical role in marketing strategy and initiatives for Scott + Reid in current and future markets.

Beth Lambert hired at Foundry Commercial

Beth Lambert joins Foundry Commercial as Executive Vice President, bringing extensive experience in investment sales, debt origination/structuring, and equity raising to serve clients across various asset classes. Her role will crossover Foundry’s Investment Advisory as well as Debt & Structured Finance platforms, offering real-time solutions in response to market fluctuations. Her experience spans all facets of debt origination and encompasses a diverse array of debt products.

Trent Perez, PE hired at Dunaway | PRD

Dunaway is pleased to announce Trent Perez, PE, as the newest addition to our Houston team. Through the acquisition of PRD Land Development Services, LLC, Trent joins Dunaway as a Principal, bringing over twenty-five years of engineering experience. As a Principal at Dunaway, Trent will lead strategic initiatives and business development efforts in the Gulf Coast region to identify opportunities that align with our regional growth plans.

Marvalette Hunter hired at Baker Tilly

Marvalette joined Baker Tilly’s public sector advisory practice with a diverse background in architecture, urban design and real estate development.

As the former Chief of Staff for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, she was instrumental in shaping the city’s policies and strategies. She led significant housing initiatives as the Chief Development Director of the Harris County Housing Authority. She served as Executive Director of a not-for-profit development corporation and Dominion CDC.

She was a member of the Texas Affordable Housing Task Force and influenced strategies through her board position at the Near Northwest Management District. She serves as a trustee for the Holocaust Museum Houston and the Rockwell Fund, and has leadership roles within NHS Jack and Jill of America, Inc.

She co-authored an affordable housing resource for the Fannie Mae Foundation and was named Top 30 Most Influential Women in Houston in 2018. For more information, visit bakertilly.com.

CBRE names U.S. industrial sector leader for valuation and advisory services

CBRE has appointed Tom Kim as the new U.S. Industrial sector leader for Valuation & Advisory Services (VAS).

In this strategic role, Kim will work closely with VAS leadership and regional teams to drive growth initiatives nationwide in the industrial real estate sector. He will also play a key part in developing CBRE’s Industrial offering in the important Chicago market, collaborating with market veteran Scott Patrick.

Kim brings extensive experience and strong client relationships developed over his career, previously spending 16 years at CBRE, and most recently leading a national Industrial team at JLL. 

Ben Brewer hired at HALL Group

Ben Brewer was recently named chief operating officer of Hall Asset Holdings where he leads Hall Group’s asset management, development and marketing teams with oversight of the company’s real estate portfolio valued at approximately $1.5 billion. He also serves on the loan committee for the company’s private lending company, Hall Structured Finance.

Prior to joining Hall Group, Brewer spent 18 years with Hines, most recently as market leader for the company’s Dallas operations.