Steve Bassett

Principal, Texas Market Leader



Steve Bassett is a real estate veteran with more than 30 years’ experience in the industry. Bassett is a proven leader in leading and growing markets through strategically focusing on client strategy formation and building teams to deliver superior client outcomes. He has joined Foundry as the Texas market leader based in the Dallas office. In his role as Texas Market Leader, Bassett is responsible for increasing the footprint of Foundry’s services platform in the greater Texas region with an emphasis on the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Building upon his decades of relationships and experience, Steve forges new business growth with clients across brokerage, project management, and property / facilities management. Bassett also works closely with Foundry’s Development & Investment platform to secure additional investment and partnership opportunities, while also supporting several strategic growth initiatives and offerings.

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Bassett was at CBRE/Trammell Crow Company for almost 20 years, where as an Executive Managing Director, he served as the U.S. Investor Services Business Development Leader and Office Leasing Practice Leader. His last role was Global Account Executive covering some of CBRE’s largest global clients across all lines of business. Prior to that, he was the Executive Managing Director of Strategic Accounts, where he led teams focused on ensuring client strategies were achieved along with service delivery accountability. Bassett also served as Senior Vice President and Regional Director for JLL in the late 90s before he left to join CBRE (then Trammell Crow Company).

Education & Accreditations

  • Graduate of the University of California at Berkeley

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • IOPC-Gold Council member
  • Served through 2020 on BOMA International’s National Advisory Council (NAC)