Two local commercial real estate
veterans, John Pruitt and Jessica Ochoa, have recently joined Cassidy Turley in Houston as members of the firm's office leasing practice. Formerly with CBRE Group, Pruitt was named executive managing director and Ochoa senior vice president.
Cassidy Turley also said Patrick Rollins and Joseph Smith, a pair of industrial leasing specialists formerly with CBRE, joined its Houston industrial brokerage team.
Pruitt is a 28-year veteran of Houston's office leasing market. At CBRE, he successfully closed more than 3,500 office lease transactions with an aggregate value of more than $1.5 billion.
Ochoa specializes in marketing and leasing office properties and was responsible for a portfolio encompassing 2.5 million square feet in the Houston metro area for both redevelopment projects and speculative office developments.
Rollins and Smith joined Cassidy Turley in Houston as senior vice presidents in the firm's Industrial Tenant Representation division and report to Senior Managing Director John Nicholson.