Jeff Peden has more than 24 years of commercial real estate experience and is Executive Managing Director in the Houston office of Transwestern. He focuses on high-profile land for development as well as commercial investment properties.


Jeff has completed more than 1,860 transactions for an aggregate value of more than $3.4 billion. With a concentration on raw and/or redevelopment land he has closed over 964 land sales totaling more than 100,000 acres with an aggregate value of $2.1 billion.
Prior to joining Transwestern, Jeff worked for Cushman & Wakefield for over twenty-two years.


  • Houston Top 10 Producer with previous firm ’ 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012 through 2020
  • Industrial Worldwide Top 10 Producer ’ 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Perennial member of the Houston Business Journal’s ’Heavy Hitter’ list
  • Recipient of the firm’s National Service Award, recognizing the team for their exemplary client service
  • Recipient of Land Sale Deal of the Year for the disposition of the Six Flags Theme Park’s AstroWorld site and Houston CBD Block 319 in 2006 and 2007, respectively
  • Member and past President of the Houston/Gulf chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Member of Advisory Council ’ University of Texas McCombs School of Texas Real Estate Center
  • Member of the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR), the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Served on Cushman & Wakefield’s National the Leadership Council (TLC)


  • Attended the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from the University of Houston with a BBA degree in finance