Brian Ashby

Brian Ashby

Senior Associate

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Primarily focused on leveraging the CBRE Platform to fuel multi-market expansion plans for both national clients and emerging concepts. Manages a team of local market brokers across multiple markets to deliver value, efficiency and the best real estate options available across all domestic markets to the below mentioned clients. Maintains a vast network of relationships with national landlords and an in-depth knowledge of the national retail market. Places fiduciary responsibility and ethical business practices above all else.

Currently engaged with Lowe’s Home Improvement in TX, LA, MS & AL to handle all new site acquisition, disposition and relocation activities in the region.

Working with Salata and Sweet Paris to aid in their national expansion as they, along with their franchise partners, both seek to double their existing footprint in the next 2-years.

Also works with Boot Barn, Beck’s Prime, BPL Plasma, Finley’s Barber Shop, Foot Locker, Goodyear, Macy’s, Pappas Restaurants, Phenix Salon Suites, Sam’s Club and Sweet/Tout Suite locally in Houston, TX.

Served on the master brokerage team for The Woodlands, TX-based Conn’s Home Plus under the tutelage of the one-and-only Matt Keener from 2012-2016. Responsible for leasing over 3.3 million square feet of space while managing a network of 42 brokers coast-to-coast in that capacity.

Prior to joining our team, Brian worked in the aerospace/defense industry for Lockheed Martin at the Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, TX. During his time at Lockheed, Brian served as a Contracts Negotiator in which he successfully negotiated more than $300 million in supply chain-focused contracts prior to assuming a role as a Program Coordinator for the F-22 Raptor. Brian is a graduate of UT-Austin where he finished as an honors graduate in finance from the McCombs School of Business.

Phone: 713.577.1753