CBRE Adds Top Office Investor Leasing Experts Bubba Harkins, Russell Hodges, Jessica Ochoa in Houston

Houston– March 17, 2021 – CBRE announced that top office investor leasing experts Russell Hodges, Bubba Harkins, and Jessica Ochoa have joined the firm’s Advisory & Transaction Services business in Houston. Mr. Hodges and Mr. Harkins join CBRE as Executive Vice Presidents and Ms. Ochoa joins as a Senior Vice President. The team comes to CBRE from JLL, where they were responsible for marketing and leasing a quality Class A office portfolio totaling more than 6 million square feet. These three professionals are joined by Jenny Mueller, Senior Associate, Andrew Elliott, Senior Associate, Grant Rexrode, Analyst, and Francie Breen, Client Services Coordinator. “We are excited to welcome this high-performing team whose market knowledge and client relationships will complement our market-leading office leasing business in Houston,” said Mark Taylor, Senior Managing Director, CBRE. “We remain committed to growing our strong team and further deepening our bench of real estate advisors delivering exceptional outcomes for our clients.” Collectively, the CBRE team has had significant success leasing multi-building projects, trophy assets, new developments, and repositioned office buildings. They will focus on further developing CBRE’s agency leasing business through innovative strategies that add value for office investor clients and their properties. “Our team is excited to join the dynamic CBRE team and platform,” said Mr. Hodges. “The firm’s clear commitment to the investor services business combined with its depth of expertise, resources, data, and technology, will help us to deliver best-in-class service to our office investor clients. “I look forward to joining CBRE’s market-leading team and are excited to help clients successfully execute in the current market,” said Mr. Harkins.