Laney Underwood provides financial analysis, lease structure and market research for Transwestern’s Agency Leasing team in North Texas, supporting major clients such as KBS, Spear Street Capital, Clarion Partners and M-M Properties. She serves as a client communicator on leasing projects, assisting in developing relationships and supporting lease negotiations. She is responsible for over 3.1 million square feet throughout Dallas-Fort Worth.
Laney joined the company in 2018 and is a member of Transwestern’s Board of Directors.


Major leases Laney has been involved with include:
  • The FDIC’s 163,000 SF lease at Plaza of the Americas at 700 N. Pearl Street in downtown Dallas.
  • Thompson Coe’s 69,130 SF renewal at Plaza of the Americas at 700 N. Pearl Street in downtown Dallas.
  • Prism Health North Texas, the largest HIV/AIDS organization in Dallas-Fort Worth, moving its 46,000-square-foot operations to the Baylor University Medical Center campus in East Dallas.
  • Capital Southwest Corporation relocating its 14,000-square-foot lease to Preston Center.


  • Transwestern Board of Directors
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • The Real Estate Council (TREC) Young Guns
  • Transwestern Young Professionals
  • Transwestern President’s Award for Transwestern Young Professionals
  • Transwestern Business Analysts Program (Two-year internal learning program)


A Dallas native, Laney received a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, with a minor in Business Foundations. She is a licensed Texas Real Estate professional.