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November 02, 2023

HOUSTON – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces the addition of Associate General Counsel Jack Turano III. Based in Houston, Turano has joined TRS with responsibility for the company’s legal affairs.  

“Jack is a talented attorney who joins Transwestern with extensive commercial real estate experience, said Richard Carlisle, General Counsel, TRS. “I am confident his innovative strategic thinking will be a valuable addition to our team as we work to deliver exceptional results for both the company and our clients.”

Prior to joining Transwestern, Turano served as an attorney at Haynes and Boone LLP, where his practice focused on acquisitions, dispositions, property management, leasing, real estate finance, and development for office, retail, industrial, and farm and ranch properties nationwide. Turano is board-certified in commercial real estate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

“Having focused on commercial real estate for the majority of my career, I am excited to have had the opportunity to join the Transwestern team,” said Turano. “I look forward to using my skillset to help the company and its clients navigate the commercial real estate landscape.”

Turano holds a bachelor's degree from the Honors College at the University of Houston and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law Houston.

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About Transwestern Real Estate Services
Part of the Transwestern companies, Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) strives to add value for investors, owners and occupiers across all commercial property types. Fueled by a holistic perspective of the real estate life cycle, agility and creativity are hallmarks of our approach, while vast national resources and sound market intelligence underpin customized recommendations and property solutions.

Five dynamic, integrated companies make up the Transwestern enterprise, giving us the perspective to think broadly, deeply and creatively about commercial real estate. Clients and investors rely on us for expertise that spans institutional and opportunistic investment, development, hospitality, and brokerage and asset services. Our award-winning, collaborative culture empowers team members with resources and independence to work across boundaries in pursuit of innovative solutions, reinforcing a reputation for service excellence that translates to measurable results. Through offices nationwide and alliance partners around the globe, we positively impact the built environment and our communities while fostering a work climate that champions career vitality for all. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Molly McMurtry

Jack Turano

Associate General Counsel, Services Company

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1610

Richard Carlisle

General Counsel - Services Company

Houston, Texas

(713) 231-1616