Our Team

Founded by Jeff Read and Ewing King more than 25 years ago, the firm’s expertise includes investment and development strategies, shopping center and build-to-suit development, leasing, tenant representation, property management, land sales and dispositions. The two founders seek to continue to give their direct attention to the integrity of the customer experience as well as the well-being and productivity of their dedicated management and staff.

Our team has significant experience in both medical and retail platforms.  

Jeff Read
713.782.9000, ext. 1011

Jeff Read co-founded Read King Commercial Real Estate in 1991. Building upon the retail platform, in 2011 Mr. Read co-founded and serves as managing partner of Read King Medical Development, a full service consulting, tenant representation, financing and development platform focused on build-to-suit opportunities for health care clients. Mr. Read has managed the development of over two million square feet of retail and medical for clients such as Whole Foods, HEB, Walmart, Texas Children’s Hospital, Walgreens, Health One (HCA), Neighbors Emergency Centers, Davita Dialysis, and IHOP.

Jeff is a native Houstonian and has been active in retail brokerage and development since 1982. He received a BBA in Finance/Real Estate from Baylor University and is currently involved in numerous industry, social and charitable organizations.

Ewing King
713.782.9000, ext. 1012

Ewing King serves as a Principal responsible for real estate development operations. Ewing brings over 25 years of high quality retail development expertise and leadership to the firm. He spearheads projects that combine the latest innovations and designs to integrate with communities and their needs. Ewing has a particular expertise in acquisition, design, construction and real estate portfolio management. He has time spent on a variety of development and redevelopment projects as well as representing national clients. Ewing has a BBA in real estate and finance from Baylor University.

Tabitha Beaty-Garcia
Senior Accountant
713.782.9000, ext. 1022

Tabitha Beatty-Garcia is a Senior Accountant for Read King.  In this role, she oversees the coordination and reporting of financial activities for all corporate assets as well as all third-party properties managed by Read King. Her responsibilities include monthly financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, tenant reconciliations, and draw schedules.

Tabitha, a native Houstonian, began her accounting career in the legal field after receiving a BBA in Administrative Management. She has had the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of industries, and most recently worked over three years in real estate before joining Read King.

Rebecca Sears
Property Accountant
713.782.9000, ext. 1031

Rebecca is the Property Accountant for Read King, where she helps individuals in the company meet goals both financially and operationally.  Rebecca works with property accounting and management, where she interacts daily in a client support function.

Rebecca graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Marketing. Prior to graduation, she interned at a service company where she became familiar with business practices and skilled in customer database management, product marketing, and basic accounting. She also has experience identifying customers’ needs and providing excellent customer service, both in for profit and not for profit environments.