Press Releases

December 08, 2020

Houston – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces a significant expansion of its Houston brokerage team with the addition of Jeff G. Peden, SIOR, as Executive Managing Director and Scott E. Miller as Senior Director. Peden and Miller will focus on high-profile land sales for development of industrial, office, multifamily and medical projects, as well as existing commercial investment properties.

“Jeff and Scott bring expertise and relationships in areas that are complementary to our current suite of services,” said Kevin Roberts, Transwestern’s Southwest President. “This will better position Transwestern to realize our goal of constantly enhancing our service offerings to ensure exceptional outcomes for our clients.”

With 23 years of commercial real estate experience, Peden has completed more than 1,860 transactions for an aggregate value exceeding $3.4 billion. With a concentration on raw and redevelopment sites, he has closed over 960 land sales totaling more than 100,000 acres with an aggregate value of $2.1 billion. Some of his notable clients include Silver Eagle Distributors, Service Corporation International (SCI), ChevronTexaco and Shell Oil Company.

Miller has 10 years of experience in commercial land and investment sales brokerage and has completed more than 400 transactions for an aggregate value of more than $1.1 billion. With a concentration on raw and redevelopment sites, he has closed over 190 land sales totaling more than 9,400 acres with an aggregate value of $663 million. Some of his notable clients include Chevron Phillips Chemical, City of Houston, Houston Independent School District and the National Football League.

“We have completed transactions with and admired Transwestern for many years, and we are excited for the opportunity to join the privately held and innovative real estate firm,” said Peden. “We are confident that Transwestern’s integrated approach, based on deep market intelligence, will allow our team to deliver greater value and more personalized service to our clients.”

About Transwestern Real Estate Services

Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. An integrated approach formed from fresh ideas drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management and opportunistic programs for high-net-worth investors. The firm operates through 34 U.S. offices and global alliances with BNP Paribas Real Estate and Devencore. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Stefanie Lewis

Jeff G. Peden

Executive Managing Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1640

Scott E. Miller

Senior Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1637