Press Releases

October 30, 2019

HOUSTON – Transwestern today announces John Heard has joined the firm’s Agency Leasing team as Leasing Associate. Heard joins the office leasing team of Eric Anderson, Tyler Garrett, Katy Gragg and Parker Burkett to provide landlord representation services to clients in greater Houston.

“We are excited to add John to our team, as he has all of the skills and attributes that will quickly enhance our team’s ability to continue providing unparalleled service and execution to our clients,” said Anderson, who is consistently one of Transwestern’s top producers nationwide. “Technology innovations, coupled with rapidly evolving workforce demographics, are transforming today’s real estate environment, and John brings a creative and forward-thinking approach to office leasing that will bring immediate value to our clients and their assets.” 

Heard started in the real estate field in 2014. Anderson’s team saw Heard as a rising star in the industry and actively recruited him to join their team.

“I am excited to join the office leasing team and expand my commercial real estate knowledge under such strong leadership,” said Heard. “I have always had great admiration for Transwestern’s reputation in the marketplace and look forward to building strong partnerships with team members and clients.”


Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS) is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level of personalized service and innovative client solutions. Applying a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Occupier Solutions, Capital Markets and Research, our fully integrated global organization adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insight and operational expertise from across the Transwestern enterprise, which includes firms specializing in development and real estate investment management. TCS has 34 U.S. offices and assists clients from more than 200 offices in 37 countries through strategic alliances with France-based BNP Paribas Real Estate and Canada-based Devencore. Experience Extraordinary at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:

Shannon Bedinger


John Heard

Leasing Agent

Houston, Texas

(713) 819-7153

Eric Anderson

Executive Managing Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 407-8704

Tyler Garrett

Senior Vice President

Houston, Texas

(713) 407-8703

Katy Gragg

Vice President

Houston, Texas

(713) 407-8709

Parker Burkett

Vice President

Houston, Texas

(713) 407-8716