Photo Credit: Joe Whitmer, partner and Industrial Services managing director at Landry Commercial. Courtesy of Landry Commercial.
Dallas (Dallas County) – Landry Commercial Real Estate Services, a full-service commercial real estate company offering brokerage services for office, industrial, retail and land, announced the hiring Tuesday of Joe Whitmer to its leadership team.
Whitmer will serve as partner and managing director of Industrial Services, and will be responsible for leading, managing, operating and growing Landry Commercial’s industrial division in Dallas and in other in-demand markets. Landry’s goal is to actively advance this business class, adding 10-15 industrial specialist in the next few years.
“I worked with Joe while growing Transwestern’s industrial group in 2008 and he was an integral part of the success of that team,” said Brant Landry, president of Landry Commercial. “Fast forward a few years and we are joining forces again. Joe is an important next step in the strategic growth for Landry Commercial to expand our presence in Dallas and beyond to offer our clients a full-service strategy that includes tenant representation, construction management, property management, leasing services, capital markets and build-to-suit solutions.”
Prior to joining Landry Commercial, Whitmer served as principal at Transwestern for more than 12 years where he specialized in the representation of companies throughout the United States with a focus in the Northeast and East Dallas submarkets.
“I’m excited to join Landry Commercial and to utilize my experience to help lead our growth in Dallas and beyond by expanding our industrial line of business.” Whitmer said.
“Landry’s entrepreneurial spirit drives the company and is ultimately what attracted me to join the team. There is a very distinct culture here at Landry, with a shared vision prioritizing a client-first mentality and giving back to the communities in which we do business, two simple things that are quite often overlooked. Given the team’s drive towards excellence and common goals, I foresee incredible expansion opportunities for our company in the near future.”
In addition to Whitmer, Landry Commercial is adding Ashlynn Peters, a recent graduate of Virginia Tech, and Fernando Terrazas who will join Raul Aviles, director of Latin America Group, as the company focuses on Latin American clients in the US and in South America.
About Landry Commercial
Landry Commercial offers a wide range of commercial real estate services for office, industrial, retail and land. At Landry Commercial, our mission is simple; To leave it better than we found it, to invest our time and effort into improving our client’s situation, and to give back to the communities we serve. It begins with investing in our people with a servant attitude so they can invest in our client’s needs.
Edited from a Landry Commercial press release.