JLL names senior managing director for Houston industrial brokerage team

Richard Quarles (Photo courtesy of JLL.)

JLL has promoted Richard Quarles to senior managing director. He will lead the Houston Industrial Agency Leasing brokerage team.

Under his leadership, the team of seven brokers specializing in landlord representation has achieved impressive results, including leasing over 8 million square feet and closing more than 110 transactions. His strategic vision and effective leadership skills will be instrumental in driving further growth and expansion for the team and the overall business.

As Senior Managing Director, Quarles will continue reporting to Jeff Venghaus, Executive Managing Director and team leader of JLL Houston’s industrial services group.

Throughout his career, Quarles has consistently earned accolades as one of the top-producing industrial brokers, garnering recognition from both JLL and NAIOP. Additionally, he serves as a board member of the Society of Industrial/Office Realtors (SIOR).