Press Release

Office Leasing Expert John Spafford Joins CBRE as Executive Vice President in Houston

2020 一月 13

CBRE announces that John Spafford, an industry-leading commercial real estate professional, has joined CBRE as an Executive Vice President. An accomplished senior commercial real estate professional with over 30 years of experience Mr. Spafford will focus on office leasing in the greater Houston market.

Mr. Spafford will continue to handle leasing responsibilities for two of Houston’s most prestigious, iconic office towers: TC Energy Center, a 1.26 million square-foot project in Downtown Houston and the 1.2 million square-foot Marathon Oil Tower located at 5555 San Felipe in the Galleria area. He most recently served as Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing for Madison Marquette in Houston where he handled leasing for a portfolio of over 12 million square-feet of office space throughout Houston. Mr. Spafford also serves on Central Houston Inc.’s office leasing committee, which oversees the creation of the annual Central Business District Story report.

“CBRE’s sophisticated and integrated global platform provides the most advanced and effective resources to support our clients, and I’m looking forward to collaborating with the Houston team to create new opportunities for both the firm and our clients,” said Mr. Spafford.

“John’s tremendous knowledge combined with his experience and strong client relationships will further solidify CBRE’s market leadership in the greater Houston area,” added Mark Taylor, Senior Managing Director for CBRE in Houston. “John is a true professional and a great complement to CBRE’s existing team of office specialists.” 
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue). The company has more than 105,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at