As Vice President of Property Management for Central Texas, Mr. Kovach will be responsible for overseeing Partners’ portfolio of managed property in the Austin and San Antonio markets, ensuring the firm’s property management clients receive the elevated level of service delivery provided by Partners’ experts. He will report directly to Cliff Parker, Senior Vice President of Property Management.
Mr. Kovach brings nearly three decades of experience managing and leasing commercial properties to his new role, joining Partners from Belvoir Real Estate Group. His past work experience includes progressive responsibilities at Hines, Caldwell Watson, and Moody Rambin, overseeing portfolios including high-profile Class A properties in the Houston CBD, Class A and B suburban office properties and mixed-use office warehouse properties. Recently he led the Property Management divisions of Moody Rambin and Belvoir Real Estate Group.
The addition of Mr. Kovach to the Partners team comes on the heels of a busy few months for its Investor Services platform. Partners Investor Services business offers integrated, in-house solutions for Property Management, Project Leasing, Facilities Management, Project and Construction Management, and other commercial real estate services and investment opportunities, providing a seamless one-stop experience for the company’s investor client’ needs. Earlier this year, Jennifer Clendening was tapped from CBRE to lead Partners’ Investor Services platform; and Vince Strake came over from Cushman & Wakefield as a Senior Vice President specializing in Office Project Leasing.
“Partners’ Investor Services platform is unlike any other in our industry. We equip our owner clients with a coordinated, customizable and adaptable strategy that maximizes our greatest resource—our industry-leading talent—across our full-service capabilities ensuring consistent, high-quality results,” said Jon Silberman, Managing Partner of Partners. “Hiring Brad is the clearest indicator yet that we are more committed than ever to client service excellence in our Property Management division.”
“We’re thrilled to be able to add a veteran industry leader of Brad’s caliber to our exceptionally talented team,” said Mr. Parker. “Our Property Management group is a hands-on business partner continually seeking avenues to improve the overall tenant experience, helping ensure minimal turnover and enhanced occupancy levels. We proactively listen and swiftly take action when needed, acting as the custodian of our clients’ assets as if they were our own, so that clients can focus on their businesses.”
Mr. Kovach is a native Texan, earning his bachelor’s degree in general business administration/finance from Sam Houston State University. He is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). In addition, Mr. Kovach is a longstanding committee volunteer of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. In addition to being a Certified Property Manager, he also holds a Texas Real Estate License.
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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 www.partnersrealestate.com