NAI Partners hires Garrett Mickal, MAI, as a Senior Vice President in its Valuation & Advisory Services Business in Houston

Houston, TX, November 29, 2021 – NAI Partners—the commercial real estate services business of Partners Real Estate Company—today announced that is has hired Garrett Mickal, MAI, an experienced commercial real estate appraiser and manager, as a new Senior Vice President in its Valuation & Advisory Services line of business.

In this new role, Mr. Mickal will cultivate our growing valuation and appraisal service offering, with responsibilities including reviewing, advising, and leading team members through various scopes of work as well as participating in key business development ventures. He will report to Gary Brown, Managing Director of NAI Partners’ Valuation & Advisory service line.

“As we continue to grow our Appraisal business, it’s critical that we have high-end talent in senior management roles, and Garrett checks every box on our list,” said Mr. Brown. “Garrett not only brings deep appraisal and valuation experience but also best-in-class leadership expertise, having previously led a production team of real estate appraisers for one of the biggest companies in our cohort. I’m looking forward to working closely with Garrett to continue to elevate our rapidly expanding Valuation & Advisory Services platform.”

Prior to joining NAI Partners, Mr. Mickal was a Vice President of Valuation & Advisory Services at JLL, a role in which he performed valuation, review and consulting services for a variety of clients including government agencies, legal counsel, banks, and lending institutions. He primarily specialized in eminent domain, litigation and expert witness support.

Previous to that role he worked in the Transaction Advisory Services – Transaction Real Estate department at Ernst & Young in Houston, supporting clients with their evolving business strategy throughout the real estate lifecycle.

Mr. Mickal graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, and has a Master’s in Business | Real Estate Valuation from Virginia Commonwealth University. He earned his MAI Designation from the Appraisal Institute, and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Tennessee.

For more information, please contact Larry Koestler, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, at 713.629.0500.

About NAI Partners
NAI Partners was founded and is headquartered in Houston and has offices in San Antonio and Austin; offers the geographic expertise to complete real estate transactions throughout the state; and can leverage the power of the NAI Global network to arrange deals in any location around the world. NAI Partners employs more than 180 real estate professionals, and arranges more transactions than any of its competitors, completing over 700 commercial lease and sale arrangements every year. NAI Partners is a full-service firm providing client solutions for Office, Industrial, Retail, Life Sciences, and Multifamily product types across Brokerage Services, which includes Tenant Representation, Project Leasing, Investment Sales, and Land Sales; Landlord Services, which includes Property Management and Facilities Management; Valuation Services, which includes Lending Appraisal, Appraisal Review, Portfolio & Financial Reporting, and Tax, Litigation & Due Diligence Advisory; and Project Services, which includes Construction Management and Space Management. NAI Partners is the top Houston-based full-service commercial real estate firm on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America; the 5th-largest Houston-Area Commercial Real Estate Brokerage and #1 Mover of Square Feet among leasing and sales brokerages in Houston per the Houston Business Journal; the only commercial real estate firm on the Houston Business Journal’s Mid-Market 50 list; a top 12 largest San Antonio Commercial Real Estate Brokerage per the San Antonio Business Journal; and a top 20 Property Management Firm by square feet under management in Houston per the Houston Business Journal. NAI Partners has been named a Best Place to Work by the Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal and Austin Business Journal; and is among the University of Houston’s Cougar 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. Visit us on the web at NAI Partners’ holding company is Partners Real Estate Company, which also owns real estate investment and development platform Partners Capital. Visit Partners Real Estate Company on the web at