Mike Spears Named 2021 Most Admired CEO by Houston Business Journal

HOUSTON (July 2021) – Lee & Associates – Houston, a nationwide leader in commercial real estate services, is proud to announce that Mike Spears, SIOR, CCIM, Managing Principal, has been honored as one of the “2021 Most Admired CEOs” by Houston Business Journal.

Each year, the Houston Business Journal recognizes the city’s top CEOs based on their contribution to the company’s success, civic involvement and career achievement, among other factors. The honorees represent some of the city’s most prominent industries, including commercial real estate. Mike has established a remarkable career spanning over 21 years with more than $1.5 billion in transactions. Spears represents users of industrial buildings (both sales and leases) as well as investment properties in the Greater Houston area.

“I’m honored to receive this recognition,” said Spears. “It’s an extremely rewarding feeling. I hope I can continue to be a mentor and make a difference in the life of each and every person I get to work with.”

As Managing Principal, Mike leads the Lee & Associates – Houston team with a sincere attitude and coach-player mentality. His top priority is making sure the company and its people have the best resources, tools and support to be able to succeed at their jobs. Mike also served as the President of CompassionateLEE, a 501(c)(3) foundation, established by the Lee & Associates Network to help those in need. Outside of the office, Mike is involved as President and member of the advisory board for the human rights organizations, Love 146 and Hands and Feet in Puerto Rico, as well as Doerre Intermediate School & Faithbridge Church.

“I feel humbled and proud to be involved with all the efforts and hard work of my team.” said Spears. “They play a huge role in everything I do, and they have been truly incredible over the last year. I have significant respect for our firm and everything we’ve accomplished together and excited for all that the future holds.”


The complete Houston Business Journal list of 2021 Most Admired CEO honorees can be found here.


About Lee & Associates – Houston:
Lee & Associates - Houston is a fully-integrated, commercial real estate company with unrivaled capabilities and an unwavering dedication to integrity. Our business-minded brokers specialize in office, industrial and land real estate investments. As the fastest-growing, broker-owned firm in the nation, with more than 60 office locations in North America, we are uniquely qualified to support our clients’ real estate needs in the local, national and international markets. For more information, visit www.lee-associates.com/houston/.