Press Releases

May 30, 2018

Houston – Transwestern today announces that as the healthcare team continues to grow, Justin Brasell has been appointed Executive Vice President to lead the company’s growing Healthcare Advisory Services team in Houston. Working alongside National Healthcare Director Eric Johnson, Brasell will support business development efforts, direct local initiatives, coordinate client pursuits, and identify and implement new technologies to support owner and occupier clients of healthcare real estate.

Part of the largest dedicated healthcare group in the country, Transwestern’s Houston healthcare team executed transactions totaling more than $253 million and comprising approximately 1 million square feet in 2017. To date, the team currently leases and manages 61 healthcare properties totaling 4.9 million square feet. Brasell was recently named a top producer of the firm, completing over $76 million in transactions in 2017.

“We are proud of the tremendous success our Houston healthcare team has experienced thus far and look forward to the many extraordinary things to come both in our market and across the country,” said Kevin Roberts, Transwestern’s Southwest President. “Our Houston healthcare experts will continue to act as a think tank for our national platform and serve our clients with innovative solutions that are unmatched in the industry.”

The Houston team represents some of the largest healthcare institutions in the country, including Memorial Hermann, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, HCA, HCP, Tenet Healthcare, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, and Harris Health. The team has implemented tactical partnerships with experts in related fields, such as law, architecture, interior design, and technology, to promote a holistic approach to client service and portfolio management.

Along with strategic merger and acquisition plans, Transwestern is actively recruiting talent at all career levels nationwide and reinvigorating its robust two-year junior broker training program to better acquaint young professionals with the nuances of the healthcare sector. Additionally, the firm is making significant technology investment to provide clients with an in-depth look at their portfolios and further enhance data-driven market insight.

With Brasell leading the Houston team, Johnson will have the capacity to fully focus on Transwestern’s national healthcare strategies and expanded service offerings. Transwestern’s national Healthcare Advisory team has grown to become the country’s largest dedicated healthcare team, operating from 19 cities and including more than 130 members. The team provides a full range of services, including leasing, investment, tenant advisory, property management, project management, and construction services for hospitals, healthcare networks, physicians and investors.

“As the industry pioneer in recognizing the need for dedicated healthcare real estate professionals, Transwestern has curated a group of highly specialized experts across the country,” said Chip Clarke, President ¦ Americas. “Our unique team structure and competitive but collaborative approach have driven our healthcare services to great success during the past two years. Our Houston team continues to lead the charge on creating strategies and best practices that have benefitted clients nationwide.”


Transwestern is a privately held real estate firm of collaborative entrepreneurs who deliver a higher level of personalized service – the Transwestern Experience. Specializing in Agency Leasing, Tenant Advisory, Capital Markets, Asset Services and Research, our fully integrated global enterprise adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types. We leverage market insights and operational expertise from members of the Transwestern family of companies specializing in development, real estate investment management and research. Based in Houston, Transwestern has 35 U.S. offices and assists clients through more than 211 offices in 36 countries as part of a strategic alliance with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Experience Extraordinary at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:

Shannon Bedinger


Justin Brasell

Executive Managing Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1595

Eric Johnson

Executive Managing Director - National Healthcare Advisory Services

Houston, Texas

(713) 272-1217