Media Center >
June News 2017

NAI Partners hires five new associate-level brokers across three of its Landlord Services lines of business

Houston, TX, June 29, 2017 – NAI Partners, one of the largest independently-owned commercial real estate firms in Texas, has added four key hires in its Landlord Services division, hiring Office Project Leasing Associates Jacob Aldridge and Zach Leger; Retail Services Associate Chris Holder; and Retail Investment Sales Associates Jonathan Immel and James Wilson.

“Expanding our Landlord Services team continues to be a primary focus for NAI Partners, and we’re pleased to be able to add four young professionals who each bring extensive experience and impressive resumes to the table,” said Jim Tainter, Managing Director of NAI Partners’ Landlord Services division. “I look forward to their future contributions to our firm.”

Jacob Aldridge joins the firm from Swagelok Company, where he spent the past three years as an Outside Sales Representative and Account Manager. Mr. Aldridge attended Texas A&M (where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi) and graduated in 2012 from the Dwight Look College of Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution. Additionally, he is currently enrolled at Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, where he is pursuing his Master of Business Administration.

Zach Leger recently completed his Master’s in Real Estate Development at Texas A&M; prior to attending graduate school he worked for Halliburton Energy Services where he ran operations for a Hydraulic Fracturing Fleet. He also attended Texas A&M as an undergrad, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Arabic. Additionally, Mr. Leger is involved in various sports leagues in Houston and volunteers with the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation, helping underprivileged children improve their literacy.

Chris Holder comes to NAI Partners from Silvestri Investments, where he spent six years in various capacities; most recently as a leasing agent working with that company’s acquisition team. He attended Ole Miss and graduated from UH Downtown with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Additionally, Mr. Holder serves on the Board of Directors for Summer House, a non-profit organization where young adults with intellectual disabilities receive high-quality programming to assist them in becoming contributing members of society.

Jonathan Immel joins the company’s Investment Sales team as an Associate Broker with a focus on retail. He comes to us from Cintas Corporation where he spent half a decade in various capacities; most recently as a sales representative. He ranked as that company’s top sales performer for January 2017 out of more than 550 representatives. Mr. Immel is a graduate of Texas Tech University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family and friends.

James Wilson also joins the Retail Investment Sales team as an Associate, working closely with Josh Lass-Sughrue. Mr. Wilson previously worked at Marcus & Millichap, specializing in the sale and purchase of office and industrial buildings for investors and owners/users, including shopping centers, office and industrial buildings, apartment properties, single-tenant net-lease properties, healthcare/medical office, and self-storage facilities. He is a graduate of the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business, and previously played NCAA lacrosse.

Contact Information

Larry Koestler

Vice President of Marketing
1+ 713 275 9623