Aaron Emerson, CCIM, SIOR
Aaron earned his CCIM designation 2008. A CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. Six percent (6%) of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation.
In July of 2011 Aaron earned the designation of SIOR. Real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation are recognized by corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders, and other real estate professionals as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market.
Aaron is the only broker in Amarillo that holds both the CCIM and SIOR designations. Of the 150,000 Commercial Real Estate Professionals throughout the United States, only 3% hold both the CCIM and SIOR designations.
He serves on the Chapter Advisory Committee for the Texas Alpha Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon at Texas Tech University. He and his wife, Erin, have three sons.
Aaron serves as Partner and Broker at Gaut Whittenburg Emerson.
With more than twenty one years of commercial real estate experience, Aaron has personally completed more than 1,500 office transactions valuing in excess of $350 million and totaling more than 4.5 million square feet.
Aaron began his career with The Vanguard Commercial Group in Dallas, Texas. During Aaron's time in Dallas, he exclusively represented tenants at the local as well as Corporate Services level.
Prior to moving to Amarillo, in 2004, Aaron was with Scribcor Texas, where he worked as a Transaction Manager charged with negotiating and managing a portfolio of 1,100 leases, consisting of 12,000,000 square feet, for the Texas Government. While with Scribcor Texas, as a 'Tenant Rep', Aaron personally negotiated more than 120 leases, totaling more than 1.2 million square feet at an average savings of 20% per lease yielding a savings of $10,000,000 for the taxpayers of the State of Texas.
Some of Aaron’s recent notable transactions include:
|Xcel Energy||100,000 sf||Office Lease|
|Amarillo Club||19,200 sf||Office Lease|
|Willis of Texas||11,500 sf||Tenant Rep.|
|B&F Law Firm||17,500 sf||Office Lease|
|GSEC||33,000 sf||Office Lease|
|OAG||10,000 sf||Office Lease|
|Marsh Enterprises||10,000 sf||Office Lease|
|PFP&P Law Firm||10,000 sf||Office Lease|
|CCB&B Law Firm||7,812 sf||Office Lease|
|CMMS||10,000 sf||Office Lease|
|NWTX Surgery Center||23,000 sf||Office Lease|
|GSA – Census||6,200 sf||Office Lease|
|Chicago Title||6,421 sf||Tenant Rep.|
|Conoco Phillips||8,000 sf||Office Lease|
|WTA&M University||30,516 sf||Office Lease|
|Chase Tower Sale||$20MM||Asking Price|
|Fisk Building Sale||2.1MM||Asking Price|
|JP Morgan Chase||20,000 sf||Office Lease|
|TX DHS||144,000 sf||Tenant Rep.|
|Blue Cross||18,000 sf||Office Lease|
|Best Western Amarillo Inn||$4.3MM||Asking Price|
|TX DHS||21,000 sf||Tenant Rep.|