John M. Walsh, III, is the CEO and a founder of TIG, a real-estate holding company established to advise, manage, operate, lease and develop real estate investments for institutions, individuals, corporations, and companies. Since founding TIG, the company has grown the managed portfolio and/or leased portfolio from 1.8M square feet to 14.1M square feet in Dallas, San Antonio, Austin and Memphis, TN. In that time, TIG has developed over 2,000,000 square feet and has been instrumental in the acquisition of over 10,000,000 square feet on behalf of its clients.
Prior to starting TIG, John spent 17 years with Trammell Crow Company in various leasing, development and senior management roles. During his tenure as development partner for the northwest Dallas area market at Trammell Crow, John developed almost 5 million square feet of industrial, office and service center space. A Dallas native, John has served as Chairman, Director and Trustee of various business, civic and charitable organizations including: Trammell Crow Employees Profit Sharing Trust, Valwood Improvement Authority, Carrollton Zoning Ordinance Board, Texas Commerce Bank, Farmers Branch Business Chamber of Commerce, Valwood Park Federal Credit Union, the North Texas District Council of ULI and Sky Ranch Youth Camp.
John is a member of the Texas State Bar, with a Law Degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. John earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, Arlington.