Brent Powdrill

Brent Powdrill

Managing Director

Brent joined JLL in 2014 and is responsible for the marketing, sale, and leasing of office assets in Austin & Central, Texas, providing strategic leasing initiatives for regional and institutional landlords and developers. Brent’s reputation for honesty and genuine relationships with clients make him a standout choice for any ownership group. Brent’s passion for first class client service while talking up the latest football/baseball game will keep any leasing call engaging.

Brent began his career in 2007 at Cushman & Wakefield as a research analyst and made the transition to office agency leasing in 2008. Despite a turbulent real estate market due to the Great Recession, Brent quickly added office product to his portfolio and developed strong client and tenant rep relationships. In 2014, Brent was hired by Jones Lang LaSalle to help build their Austin office leasing team. Brent was awarded the JLL Extra Mile Award for 2019; one of only four awarded nationally.

Brent is consistently a top ranked broker in Austin Business Journal’s Heavy Hitter rankings and has also been named a Costar Power Broker in 2018, 2022 and 2023.

Brent moved to Austin in 2002 and is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin (2006) where he received his BBA in Management from the McCombs School of Business. Brent was a CBA Board Member from 2015 to 2018.

Brent, a native East Texan from Longview, lives and enjoys spending time in Austin’s Westlake Neighborhood with his wife Liz and two children, Nolan and Sloane. In their spare time they enjoy traveling, attending sporting events and spending time near Zilker Park and Lady Bird Lake.