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October 08, 2019

Houston – Transwestern Commercial Services (TCS) today announces John Ferruzzo, SIOR, and Nick Peterson, SIOR have joined the commercial real estate company to expand its Occupier Solutions and Investment Sales services for industrial users and investors throughout the country. Ferruzzo, who joins as Executive Managing Director, recently was named Industrial Broker of Year by the Houston chapter of NAIOP.

“John is well-known and respected as one of the top brokers in Houston, and Nick is talented and has become a young leader in the industry,” said Brian Gammill, Executive Managing Director, Industrial Services. “Their client-centric focus, market knowledge and leadership skills will be a tremendous benefit to Transwestern’s unique culture.”

With 23 years of experience, Ferruzzo has closed more than $1.5 billion in transactions comprising more than 31 million square feet throughout his career. Some of his notable clients include Patterson UTI, Panattoni, Genentech, Fairfield Geotechnologies, Hilcorp, AEW, and Prologis.

“Transwestern has built an impressive national reputation and we look forward to offering our expertise to enhance these robust industrial services,” Ferruzzo said.

Peterson, joining as Managing Director, has closed over 6 million square feet of transactions in his career, totaling over $400 million in aggregate value. Specializing in tenant and buyer representation, project leasing, and property dispositions, he was recognized in 2013 as a NAIOP Rising Star and was recently named a Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitter.

“This team will complement Transwestern’s broad industrial service capabilities and is an exceptional addition to our team,” said Kevin Roberts, President, Southwest. “We are highly intentional in recruiting the best professionals in each market, arming them with the best practices and full commitment of a national firm and giving them the freedom to deliver great results for our 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 Ferruzzo

Executive Managing Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1636

Nick Peterson

Managing Director

Houston, Texas