Brian Kates

Brian Kates

Executive Vice President

Current Responsibilities
Brian Kates is responsible for leasing and marketing office and industrial buildings within the company’s portfolio, and developing new business. He is also responsible for advising clients on a wide range of real estate matters, such as land sales, acquisitions, and tenant advisory services. Brian currently represents over 1.5 million square feet in office and industrial properties in San Antonio.

Prior to joining JLL, Brian was a Senior Associate at Travis Commercial Real Estate Services. He has represented clients in over 130 completed lease transactions, and has been involved in acquisition and investment sales transactions during his career.

Representative clients:

  • Texas Dermatology and Laser Specialist
  • Focal Point Vision
  • Dermatology Specialist of San Antonio
  • Consultants in Pain Medicine
  • Oakdell Pharmacy
  • Clarion Partners
  • DL Long Properties
  • Eujodo, Ltd.
  • Griffin Partners
  • Jefferson Bank
  • Westdale Commercial
  • McCombs Enterprises
  • Milam Real Estate Advisors
  • Rosen Blum Leon
  • Sendero Commercial Investments​

Education and Affiliations
Brian holds a bachelor degree in business administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He also is a licensed Texas Real Estate Salesman and is a member of the following organizations:

  • Real Estate Council San Antonio – Leadership Development Program
  • Gus Stephens Memorial Foundation – Board Member
  • Texas Exes
  • Texas Wildlife Association
  • Rotary Club of San Antonio