About Us

Mission Statement

We are a fast growing Real Estate company that involves transactions that include the expansion of Commercial and Residential properties in the Greater Houston Market, with Action, Commitment and Trust (ACT), to fulfill the visions of home owners, business owners, entrepreneurs and investors.



Wayne Rutledge

Wayne Rutledge is currently a Commercial Real Estate Broker at RUTLEDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE and licensed to conduct business in The State of Texas. A full brokerage firm that specializes in generating and executing commercial real estate transactions for office, industrial, retail, including land acquisitions, sales and leasing opportunities.

Wayne is also the former Leasing Broker and Property Manager for several retail shopping center projects in the Greater Houston Area including CHASE PLAZA CENTER and 4518 N. Main in Baytown, EL CAMINO SHOPPING COMPLEX, EL DORADO BLVD SHOPPING CENTER and SPACE CENTER PLAZA in Clear Lake City, the NASSAU BAY SERVICE CENTER across from the Johnson Space Center [NASA], JACK’S PLAZA – Spencer in La Porte, JACK’S PLAZA – Preston, PASADENA TC SHOPPING CENTER, RASTI CENTER and RASTI CENTER II all in Pasadena.

Prior to organizing RUTLEDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE with his wife Laurie, Wayne worked with his father at Ed Rutledge Associates.  He also has served on the Board of Directors for the Eastpointe Property Owners Association in Baytown and Board of Directors for the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. He is currently a Board of Directors for the Bay Area Commercial Real Estate Network (BACREN).

Also, working with Wayne & Laurie at RUTLEDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE in the Southeast Houston Area are Chris Bittinger, Carson Rutledge and Charles Canales.  E-mail Wayne.


Laurie Rutledge joined RUTLEDGE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE in January of 2014. Her awareness to the commercial real estate world had been long recognized as she watched her father in law, Ed Rutledge (broker of 40 plus years) and her husband, Wayne Rutledge (broker of 12 plus years) be very successful in it.

Laurie brings her desire to help others achieve their dreams and goals. Part of the vision for Rutledge Real Estate LLC has been, to treat all clients the way they would want to be treated. Laurie is excited about being part of such an abundantly caring group of real estate professionals. Not only is she bringing a nurturing attitude towards others, she is willing to make changes in our ever-changing world today.

After raising their four adult children, Laurie joined the work force with gusto!  Much of her experience been in Marketing and Office Management.

 Laurie is enthusiastic about growing the business, so ALL our real estate agents can be very successful.  Her motivation of living life to the fullest is the catalyst that drives her every day. E-mail Laurie.

Chris Bittinger


Chris Bittinger is a licensed real estate agent in Texas currently working with RUTLEDGE REAL ESTATE and specializing in the Friendswood, League City and Clear Lake City areas. He joins Rutledge Commercial Real Estate from Keller Williams- Pearland.  He has an extensive finance background and has also managed a couple specialty shops.  Chris appreciates the importance of having the right location. He comes from a family with many years in commercial real estate and is passionate at ensuring the best end results for his clients. Chris has strong negotiation skills and will work hard at finding the best property to fit the client’s needs. E-mail Chris



Carson Rutledge is a licensed real estate agent in Texas currently working with RUTLEDGE REAL ESTATE.  He is committed to providing outstanding, personal service and positive results, while building long-lasting relationships.  He believes that a successful career in real estate comes from dedication, integrity and the utilization of clear and open communication with his clients.  As your Realtor, he’s dedicated to exceeding your needs and expectations and helping you achieve your goals.  His previous work experience has provided him with leadership skills and customer service skills.  Allow Carson to discuss your needs and work on your behalf to find you the right property and save you time and money. E-Mail Carson



Charles Canales is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Texas currently working with RUTLEDGE REAL ESTATE.  Residing in Friendswood and proud to begin his career as a real estate agent, Charles feels privileged to serve and fulfill the real estate needs of the community. His previous work experience has equipped him with excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; both necessary to build long-lasting relationships.  Excellent work ethics provide his clients with the highest level of dedication, integrity, and honesty through the real estate transaction.  Representing the client’s best interest is his number one priority. E-mail Charles

RUTLEDGE REAL ESTATE, LLC. dba Rutledge Commercial Real Estate will assist in finding the perfect location.

Rutledge Commercial Real Estate specializes in generating and executing commercial real estate transactions for:




Property Acquisitions.

Property Sales.

Leasing Opportunities.

Leasing agent and property manager for several retail shopping center projects in the Greater Houston area including:

El Camino Real Shopping Center in Clear Lake City.

Nassau Bay Service Center, across from NASA .

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