As a Senior Associate, Emily Rankin is a member of the Dallas Industrial Group and specializes in tenant representation, agency leasing and investment sales for both locally and nationally based clients. She has extensive business-to-business experience in the commercial real estate industry, providing her clients with a well-rounded understanding of business development, financial analysis and excellent customer service. Since 2008, Emily’s focus has been on commercial services in market research, strategic negotiations and detailed financial analysis for her clients. She identifies client objectives to best utilize market knowledge and deliver results that lead to complete customer satisfaction.


Prior to joining Transwestern, Emily served as the Real Estate Manager for Front Burner Brands, honing her skills in structuring financial and strategic location intelligence solutions to support capital needs and long-term growth plans. Emily’s previous commercial real estate experience with Cottonwood Financial and Mohr Partners gave her a foundation in tenant representation, transaction management and lease negotiations.
Some of Emily’s notable transactions include Clover Telecom (127,954 SF distribution) Regional office relocation; OCC (33,667 SF industrial/flex) regional office extension; Jupiter Tech Center (111,000 SF flex) Industrial sale; Barrett Distribution (115,000 SF); SRS Distribution (40,931 SF distribution) new lease; RS USA office relocation (41,840 SF); PXP (38,000 SF manufacturing) Headquarters extension; AIS (21,000SF manufacturing) Industrial sale; Spirent Communications (25,512 SF office) extension and renewal; IRIS USA (100,000 SF distribution) new lease; GC Packaging (63,232 SF distribution) extension regional location; and Kent Moore Cabinets (17,139 SF office/warehouse) new lease.


  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – Member
  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Salesperson
  • Collegiate Scholarship – Women’s Soccer Team
  • University of North Texas Real Estate Club
  • Transwestern Board of Directors Member


Emily received her Baccalaureate in Business Administration with a concentration in Real Estate from the University of North Texas.