early days in the commercial real estate industry, Fred Griffin
has focused on end results.
thrived on developing new properties and created suburban communities and office buildings that bring value to clients and exceptional bottom-line performance to investors.
Mr. Griffin received a B.S. Degree in Physics Engineering at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
After receiving a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Texas, Mr. Griffin joined Exxon Company USA in 1969.
It was there that Fred Griffin began his real estate career with Friendswood Development Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Corporation, one of Houston's largest real estate developers.
As an integral part of Friendswood's growth, he
played a key role in the purchase, planning, and development of Kingwood, Woodlake, Greenspoint, Copperfield, Clear Lake City, and other substantial projects throughout the greater Houston area.
In 1980 Mr. Griffin, with Conley Juban, formed Griffin/ Juban Companies, the predecessor to Griffin Partners.
In addition to serving as Co-Chairman of Griffin Partners, Fred serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership.