Savills Hires 2 Industry Veterans as Vice Chairmen of Dallas Office

The firm said that Jihane Boury and Clay Vaughn are long recognized as accomplished professionals and bring over 25 years of combined commercial real estate experience. Both came to Savills from CBRE.

London-based real estate firm Savills announced that Jihane Boury and Clay Vaughn have joined the firm as vice chairmen in the Dallas office.

The firm said that Boury and Vaughn are long recognized as accomplished professionals and bring over 25 years of combined commercial real estate experience.

“We are proud to announce the addition of Jihane and Clay to our team in Dallas-Fort Worth,” Savills Texas Region President Mark O’Donnell said in a statement. “They are both acknowledged as top producers and thought leaders and we look forward to building upon their proven track record and unique skill sets. Dallas-Fort Worth is an important global priority for Savills and a critical pillar of our regional and national investment strategy as we expand and diversify. Adding Jihane and Clay further reinforces our ability to deliver worldclass tenant advisory services across the metroplex.”

Each will specialize in tenant advisory services for the office sector, the firm said.

“We are thrilled to join such a prestigious global firm, and for the opportunity to grow the Savills Dallas-Fort Worth office. Company culture was the main driver in our decision, and from the global CEO down, this organization was the best we have ever seen in the industry,” Vaughn and Boury said in a statement.

Coming from CBRE

Boury and Vaughn come to Savills from Dallas-based CBRE.

Boury served as senior vice president focused on real estate strategy for clients including ORIX Corp., Lument, and Moroch Partners. She is also a registered interior designer with strong knowledge of architectural design and construction planning. Previously, she had stints at Colliers International, where she was recognized as a Top 10 national producer, and prior to that she spent more than 13 years as the director of leasing and development at Harwood International.

Vaughn was executive vice president and was co-leader of the technology and media practice at CBRE, where he was one of the top tenant rep producers in 2019 and 2021.

He specializes in representing local and national clients, with an emphasis on fast-growing companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area including Softlayer, CarOffer, and National Life Group. Before joining CBRE, Vaughn was a senior managing director at Newmark.

Savills has more than 45 offices and over 900 employees in North America.

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