About Us

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Sarofim Realty Advisors is an SEC Registered Investment Adviser founded in 1982.  We provide real estate investment management services and partner with a number of long-term clients. The firm invests alongside our clients, which include a diverse and distinguished list of high-net-worth and institutional investors, including some of the nation’s largest pension funds.

The firm is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fayez Sarofim & Co., a nationally recognized investment advisory firm specializing in the management of public equity and fixed-income investments on behalf of institutions and individuals since 1958.

Sarofim Realty Advisors has a strong team of investment professionals with proven expertise in all facets of real estate. The team has deep knowledge and execution experience across the multifamily, industrial, retail, and office sectors on a national basis.  The firm's real estate professionals provide targeted, disciplined investing with an emphasis on proactive risk management.

Core Values At A Glance

Core Values

Our values drive us to excel for our clients.


  • We are a true fiduciary. We treat client capital as if it were our own, putting clients’ interests first and providing full transparency.
  • Alignment of interest with our clients is at our core.  We invest along-side our clients.

  • We have a stable foundation consisting of an experienced team and a strong capital base established over a thirty-nine year history.
  • We are an independent investment advisor, majority-owned by Fayez Sarofim & Co., which allows us to make investment recommendations and decisions solely in the best interest of our clients.

Our Philosophy & Process

Since its founding in 1982, the culture at Sarofim Realty Advisors has been that the best interest of the client is always served first.  We do not simply work for our clients but seek to know them and build a relationship based upon trust.  We believe that mutual trust is critical to achieve the desired outcome each client is seeking.

While an investment may go through various economic and property market cycles, we believe that favorable results can be produced through our investment focus, active risk mitigation and actionable value creation strategies.


We identify market opportunities
to develop targeted and timely investment strategies. 
Regardless of strategy,
our acquisition process mandates well located, high-quality real estate with competitive advantages
that can produce enhanced and durable cash flow.

Risk Management

We underwrite and price risk according to the
targeted investment returns.
Our team proactively identifies, mitigates, or eliminates risk
at acquisition and throughout
our ownership. 


Value Creation

Our value creation strategies
are always clear, actionable, and consistent with our
investment thesis. 
Results-oriented and responsive
asset management allows us to execute asset-specific


Investment Decision Making

Investment Decision Making

The Investment Committee at Sarofim Realty Advisors is the foundation of our collaborative decision-making process and is responsible for all investment decisions and portfolio management functions.  The Investment Committee is comprised of senior officers who have hands-on experience in the ownership, development, and management of real estate properties.  Each member brings 25+ years of principal real estate experience.

Capital Partner

Capital Partnership  

We routinely invest alongside our institutional partners ensuring a strong alignment of interests.  We believe that our co-investment demonstrates conviction in the strategies we propose and the firm’s ability to execute the plan throughout the life cycle of the investment. 

Partner Relationship

Trusted Advisor         

We value our relationships and our role as a trusted advisor.  Our end goal is to help our investment partners succeed in their real estate investment objectives, inside and outside of the firm. 


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Sarofim Realty Advisors’ Parent Company, Fayez Sarofim & Co. (“FS&C”), began in 1958 with the goal of focusing on long-term investing and portfolio management for clients.
FS&C manages investment portfolios for a wide range of clients including pension plans, foundations, endowments and individuals.
The firm is an independent entity owned by a team of investment professionals.

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