Lilly Golden, MBA, CCIM

President, Evergreen Commercial Realty

Current Responsibilities

Lilly Golden is the President and Founder of Evergreen Commercial Realty and oversees all aspects of the company. Lilly has 30 years of commercial real estate experience and has the admirable reputation in Houston as a distinguished expert in her field. Evergreen is known for providing excellent customer service, successfully leasing complex projects, and consistently exceeding client’s expectations. Lilly thrives on building long term business relationships and finding creative solutions for optimizing real estate assets.

Lilly has been recognized this year by Bisnow as One of Houston’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate. She has earned the designation of a Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM, she is a board member of The Site Source National Retail Broker Network, the Houston chairperson for the International Council of Shopping Centers, and a member of Commercial Real Estate Women and the Urban Land Institute.

Lilly started her career at IBM as a Systems Engineer in Chicago. After completing her MBA at the University of Chicago, she joined Jones Lang LaSalle and focused on both office and retail leasing before moving to Houston in 1993. After working for Trammell Crow, Wulfe & Co. and Moody Rambin, Lilly formed Evergreen Commercial Realty in 2005.

Bachelor of Science | Engineering | The University of Michigan
Master of Business Administration | Finance | The University of Chicago

Houston Business Journal Heavy Hitters (2012, 2015, 2017, 2018)
Costar Broker of the Year (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Client Experience

  • HEB
  • Joe V’s
  • Guitar Center
  • Cinepolis
  • Sunoco
  • The Food Hall Co.
  • Hillstone Restaurant Group
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Neighborhood Goods
  • Hollywood Feed
  • Music and Arts
  • 99 Cents Only
  • Sally Beauty
  • Armstrong McCall
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Harmony Communities
  • Tanglewood Property Group
  • Lovett Commercial
  • Mischer Investments
  • Midway Companies
  • CBL


  • 30 years of real estate experience
  • 15 years Evergreen Commercial

Texas Real Estate License

  • License #440678