Branon is the head of Corporate Realty’s Baton Rouge office and oversees all commercial real estate efforts in this area. He is responsible for assisting Corporate Realty in continuing to serve and grow its existing client base in the Capital City. He is also responsible for leasing efforts of One American Place, a 333,364-rsf, 24-story Class A office tower in downtown Baton Rouge.
An experienced commercial real estate executive, Branon began his professional real estate career in the Baton Rouge area with NAI Latter & Blum for 2001-2007 before spending ten years with Beau Box Commercial Real Estate. He was a co-founder of Beau Box Property Management, where he both helped build up and then oversaw a property services division that included property management and leasing efforts for many Baton Rouge projects. He then moved to Houston and worked at Transwestern, where he first specialized in partnering with corporations to optimize real estate value and return on investment, then served as Managing Director for the company’s Houston Occupier Solutions group, specializing in Tenant Representation and Real Estate Portfolio Consulting for office and industrial real estate.
Branon specializes in providing long-term strategic consulting for commercial real estate. He has brokered over 8 million sf of space since 2001 and has consistently been a top producer, annually averaging over $23 million in transactional volume.
A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Branon has served as Past President for the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Northwest Florida Chapter of SIOR and chaired the local SIOR chapter’s scholarship committee. He graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Business Management.