Movers: Guerrero to Affordable Housing Group
Lavender named president of Newmark capital markets, Triolet joins Partners research, SCAAA comes to Texas
Debra Guerrero, senior vice president of strategic partnerships and government affairs for the NRP Group, has been appointed chair of the National Association of Homebuilders Affordable Housing Group. The group focuses on low-income housing tax credit policy. Based in San Antonio, Guerrero will lead the group’s efforts in advocating for policies and legislation that impact affordable housing.
Newmark named Chad Lavender president of capital markets for North America. Based in Dallas, Lavender previously served as Newmark’s vice chairman and co-head of Healthcare & Alternative Real Estate Assets and in this new role will drive strategy for all asset types. “Lavender has completed investment sales, recapitalizations, debt and joint venture equity transactions totaling more than $37 billion in value throughout the U.S.,” a news release states.
Steve Triolet recently joined Partners Real Estate as senior vice president for research marketing and forecasting. Triolet has 20 years of experience in CRE research and joined Dallas-based Partners from another local firm, Younger Partners.
An architecture firm from Los Angeles, SCAAA, opened studios in Dallas and Osaka recently. The firm’s Dallas office is in the Doubletree Market Center, 2015 Market Center Boulevard, which SCAAA remodeled and is owned by affiliate Axle Companies.
Robert Duncan, the founder and chairman of Transwestern, will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Houston Business Journal next month. Duncan founded the Houston-based firm in 1978, and it’s a firm birthed from Trammell Crow Company, the outlet reported. Duncan, the son of a commercial real estate broker, joined that Dallas-based company’s industrial leasing team after graduating from college. He originally partnered with a Trammell Crow colleague, who retired 10 years later, to start Transwestern, now a global company.
Dallas-based Susser Bank recently expanded its presence in Houston, the Houston Business Journal reported. The bank leased 5,600 square feet on the first floor of 1990 Post Oak Boulevard. The bank, which was founded in 1959 and specializes in commercial lending, acquired Affiliated Bank in 2018. It has more than $1.9 billion in assets and a tier one capital ratio of 11 percent.