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NAI Partners Recognized Among University of Houston’s Cougar Top 100

Houston, Texas - November 17, 2015 - Ms. Renu Khator, Chancellor & President of University of Houston, recently announced the “Cougar 100”, which showcased the 100 fast-growing business owned or lead by University of Houston alumni.

Thanks to Mr. Jason Whittington and Mr. Jon Silberman, NAI Partners was recognized among the esteem list of firms who are the finest commercial and industrial leader in the world. The success of these businesses is reflected in their leadership in the following industries: energy, healthcare, arts and almost every economic segment of Houston and beyond.

NAI Partners, one of Houston’s largest independently owned commercial real estate services firm with offices in Austin and San Antonio, ranked 86 out of the 100 companies listed.

Mr. Whittington, Senior Partner and Mr. Silberman, Managing Partner, are both original founding owners of NAI Partners. Mr. Whittington is a graduate of UH where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in 1979 and Mr. Silberman attended UH in 1987 while pursuing a Graduate degree. Both are strong believers in “Cougars should do business with Cougars!”

Mr. Jason Whittington, Senior Partner, is pictured with Mr. Trey Wilkinson, the Board Chair of UH Alumni Association Board of Directors receiving the award at the Cougar 100 Luncheon.

NAI Partners is a member-firm of NAI Global which is the single largest, most powerful global network of owner-operated commercial real estate brokerage firms. Mr. Whittington has served in many leadership positions within the global network. Most recently in the capacity of NAI Global Business Director and is recognized as a NAI Global Elite Club Member based on production.

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About NAI Partners

NAI Partners is one of Houston’s largest independently owned commercial real estate services organizations with a firm reputation for leadership, knowledge, creativity and proven ability. The company has a distinctive, solid foundation comprised of top-level local professionals with a diversified skill set offering over 20 years of commercial real estate experience.  NAI Partners is a truly full-service commercial real estate institution, supported nationally and internationally through a partnership with NAI Global. To learn more, visit or