Jerod T. Hangartner will Oversee Brokerage Services in Partners’ New Dallas office

Houston, TX, November 16, 2022 – Partners Real Estate (“Partners”), one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms in Texas—and the company formerly known as NAI Partners—today announced that it has hired commercial real estate industry veteran Jerod Hangartner as Managing Director of its DFW office, filling a critical leadership role in Partners’ newest geographical location.

The addition of Mr. Hangartner to the Partners team comes on the heels of a busy few months for the company, which not only rebranded in September but also recently announced the opening of its Dallas office and expansion into North Texas commercial real estate markets.

“We are thrilled to finally see our long-term goal of expansion into all of Texas’ largest cities finally come to fruition. Bringing Jerod on board is a testament to our dedication to bringing the very best Partners has to offer to our North Texas clients,” said Jon Silberman, Managing Partner of Partners. “We are more committed than ever to client service excellence as we continue to push the boundaries of what it truly means to be full-service.”

In this newly created position, Jerod will oversee Brokerage Services in the firms’ new Dallas office, ensuring clients in North Texas receive the exceptional level of service delivery customers across the state have come to expect from Partners.

Mr. Hangartner brings 15 years of experience in asset management, portfolio management, leasing, and brokerage services, joining Partners from Entrada Partners, where he served as Vice President of Asset Management. At that company, he was responsible for the operation of industrial and flex product portfolios positioned in Texas. Prior to Entrada, Jerod was Vice President of Portfolio Management at Colony Capital, Inc. In that role, he was responsible for the company’s south region, which encompassed Texas and Northern California and included a 12.4 million-sq.-ft. industrial portfolio worth $ 1.1 billion.

Mr. Hangartner is a native Texan, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Real Estate & Marketing from the University of North Texas. He has a Masters of Science in Real Estate, has completed Certified Commercial Investment Member coursework and is Argus Certified.

For more information, please contact Ash Harley-Majic, Corporate Communications Specialist, at 713.275.9641.

About Partners

Partners—the company formerly known as NAI Partners—is one of the largest independent commercial real estate firms in Texas. Partners was founded and is headquartered in Houston and has offices in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas; employs more than 200 real estate professionals; and completes over 1,000 commercial lease and sale transactions every year. Partners is a full-service commercial real estate firm providing client solutions via its services business for Office, Industrial, Retail, Land, Life Sciences, and Multifamily product types across Brokerage Services, which includes Tenant Representation, Investment Sales, and Land Sales; Investor Services, which includes Property Management, Project Leasing, Project Management, and Facilities Management; Valuation Advisory, which includes Valuation & Advisory, Litigation & Expert Witness Testimony, Property Tax Consulting, and Institutional Fund Valuation; and Project Services, which includes Construction Management and Space Management; and creating value for its investors through its Capital Group line of business, which includes its investment management platform specializing in the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial, and retail multitenant properties via multiple investment funds, and the development of retail, industrial, office, and mixed-use projects. Partners is the top Houston-based commercial real estate firm on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America; annually ranks in the top tier of the lists of largest and most-active full-service commercial real estate firms as published by the Texas-wide Business Journals; and is consistently among the highest-rated places to work in the cities the company operates in. Visit us on the web at