Steve Williamson is Managing Director of the Retail Services division for Transwestern's Central Region, and oversees retail project leasing, tenant representation, site selection, retail development and retail investment sales. He manages the identification and acquisition of retail development sites, marketing and lease negotiations for big-box retail clients, and dispositions of raw land and improved properties. As President of the North Texas Land Council, Steve is also an industry expert in land transactions for new retail, office, multi-family, townhome, hotel and self-storage development sites.
Before joining Transwestern in 1997, Steve was President of his own retail brokerage firm, Cornerstone Commercial Real Estate, Inc., for 13 years, with sales and lease transactions totaling over $700 million. Prior to that, Steve was with the Henry S. Miller Company as Senior Vice President, member of the Chairman’s Council, and Co-Director of the HSM Land Division, which accounted for over $300 million in land sale transactions. In 2007, Steve personally sold over $100 million of land specifically for new retail development in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Steve has been in the retail development and brokerage business in Dallas for more than 40 years, and has represented Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway, Tom Thumb, Tandy, Office Depot, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Texaco, Public Storage, Brinker International, and Landry’s Seafood.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION
North Texas CCIM Chapter – President (2008, 2009); Board of Directors (2004-2009)
North Texas Land Council – President (2014 – present); Member (1987 – present)
North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors – Board of Directors (2008, 2009, 2011)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Transwestern Champion Club – National (2005, 2007, 2016, 2017)
Transwestern Champion Club – Central Region (2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2013, 2016, 2017)
Transwestern Top Producer – Central Region (2005, 2007)
Transwestern Founder’s Award – Central Region (2008)
Dallas Business Journal “Heavy Hitters Award” – (2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008)
D CEO Magazine "Power Broker Award" – (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration – Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM)
Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker