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Veteran Office Project Leasing Executive to Enhance Firm’s Landlord Services Offering to its Clients in Austin and San Antonio

 Austin, TX, June 1, 2021 – NAI Partners— the commercial real estate services business of Partners Real Estate Company—today announced that veteran Austin-based office leasing executive Robert Paine has joined the company’s Austin office as Senior Vice President of Office Project Leasing, which is part of its Landlord Services offering.

Robert Paine

“While we’ve certainly conducted plenty of business on the landlord side of the ledger in Austin and San Antonio, Robert will be our first senior-level broker focused on our OPL business in those geographies, and we are extremely excited to have him on board,” said Jim Tainter, Partner and Managing Director of NAI Partners’ Landlord Services division. “Our Landlord Services business has continued to grow by leaps and bounds, and we currently lease or manage more than 17 million sq. ft. of commercial property across all of our markets.”

“Robert’s a hallmark hire to turbocharge the growth of our Office Project Leasing service line. He’s a twenty-year leader in the commercial real estate community with a rich history of leasing and managing office assets,” said Ryan Bohls, Managing Director of NAI Partners’ Austin office.

“There is no denying the appeal of the NAI Partners Landlord Services platform, which is a great fit for growth-minded, entrepreneurial sales professionals,” said Mr. Paine. “I’m looking forward to working with Jim and his team to fully unlock the scale of the company’s capabilities and working in tandem with my best-in-the-business colleagues to deliver seamless results for our clients.” Robert Paine

Mr. Paine comes to NAI Partners from Repco Realty, a boutique commercial real estate firm based in Dripping Springs, just west of Austin. Prior to that, he spent many years at Capridge Partners, where he was responsible for leasing and managing a portfolio of 3.5 million sq. ft. Mr. Paine has represented buildings owned by Capridge Partners, Stockbridge Capital Partners, and Walton Street Capital. Mr. Paine has served in various community leadership positions including but not limited to the board of Commercial Broker’s Association and has also had heavy involvement in the Downtown Austin Alliance.

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

About NAI Partners
NAI Partners is one of the top 5 largest privately held and independently owned commercial real estate services firms in the state of Texas. 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 150 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 offering client leasing and sales solutions in the areas of Office Tenant Representation, Industrial Services, Retail Services, Office Project Leasing, Industrial Project Leasing, Retail Project Leasing, Property Services, Investment Sales, Valuation and Advisory Services, Project Services, Land Sales, and Life Sciences & Healthcare Services, among other lines of business. 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

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