Mark  Nicholson

Senior Managing Director


Mark R. Nicholson is the Managing Director for Houston’s Asset Services activities and provides leadership for office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties totaling in excess of 30 MSF and over 350 employees.

During his near 30-year career, he has proven himself as a leader and innovator while focusing on improving the marketability and operational excellence of the Asset Services team in Houston. Mr. Nicholson transfers his vision for the group through effective management principles and relationship building. Additionally, he holds extensive experience in repositioning premier-quality assets, validating his capacity for commanding results. Throughout his career, Mr. Nicholson has supervised or worked directly with 15 Class A high-rise properties.

Prior to directing Asset Services in Houston, Mr. Nicholson was the Senior Site Facility Manager for the BP Westlake Campus in Houston which consisted of four buildings, leased and owned with a total of 2.2 MSF providing a broad range of services to over 6,400 employees.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Nicholson worked for PM Realty Group, Premisys Real Estate Services and Cushman & Wakefield. One of Mr. Nicholson’s most significant achievements was winning The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) from the Building Owners and Managers Association in 2006. This international award was the first and one of only two over 1 MSF buildings to win in Houston.


  • 2011 National CBRE Asset Services Market Leader of the Year
  • 2012 National CBRE Asset Services Market Leader of the Year (first and only repeat winner)