Mark O’Donnell of Savills Studley Awarded NAIOP Office Broker of the Year
Houston, TX (February 19, 2016)  

NAIOP Houston recognized Mark O’Donnell, executive vice president and director of Savills Studley, as the 2015 “Office Broker of the Year” during the 28th Annual Broker of the Year Awards on February 18th at River Oaks Country Club. Honoring Houston’s most respected and successful commercial real estate brokers and firms, the awards recognize professionalism, community involvement and total value of real estate transactions with an emphasis on local tenant representation lease transactions.

O’Donnell, a tenant representation veteran with over 23 years of experience executing large, complex transactions around the country, has managed more than 25 million square feet of leases valued in excess of $3 billion. O’Donnell’s clients include 10 of the nation’s 200 largest law firms, three of the country’s largest utilities (and their parent companies), several oil and gas corporations and numerous global engineering firms. In 2013, O’Donnell received NAIOP’s coveted, “Deal of the Year” award and is regularly named a commercial real estate “Heavy Hitter” by the Houston Business Journal.

“As part of the team that opened Savills Studley’s office in Houston, Mark has been one of the market’s top producers year after year, achieving tremendous success locally and nationally,” said Michael Colacino, president of Savills Studley. “It is always an honor to be recognized by your peers; we congratulate Mark on this great achievement in an already outstanding career.”

“For twenty-eight years, NAIOP Houston has proudly honored top tier brokers so the real estate community can express its appreciation for their contributions to the office and industrial sectors. The awards are the culmination of collaboration, determination and professionalism displayed on behalf of their clients and the impact it has on the Houston real estate community,” stated Aaron Thielhorn, President of NAIOP Houston. “Mark O’Donnell embodies all that our awards set out to achieve—recognizing top producers who not only perform at the highest level, but also take an active role in bettering their community.”

About Savills Studley

Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 29 offices in the U.S. and Canada, and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.

The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 30,000 professionals and over 700 locations around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).

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