Joe Simmons

Joe Simmons


Specialties: Investment Advisory Services, Tenant Representation
Office Phone: 512.684.3823
Mobile Phone: 512.784.4616

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Joe has over 25 years of experience in office leasing, development and acquisition. He has represented tenants and owners in leasing and development of over one million square feet of office space and has been involved in purchases and sales of over $100,000,000 in assets. Also a licensed attorney with a degree in accounting, he has an extensive background in legal and financial issues related to commercial leasing and acquisition.

Prior to working with AQUILA Commercial, Simmons was a partner with Bourn Partners Texas, Ltd. He also served as one of two Austin Directors for Prentiss Properties. Simmons belongs to the Texas State Bar Association, and was a past member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. He acquired his J.D. from Baylor University School of Law where he was the recipient of the Advanced Land Practice Award.

Notable Clients
• Stewart Title
• Financial Corporation of America
• Hewlett Packard
• The College Board
• Venkel Corporation
• Voyage Hospice

Achievements and Affiliations
• Negotiating Commercial Leases (2010) - Featured Speaker
• Negotiating Commercial Leases (2001 - 2004) - Featured Speaker
• AA White Dispute Resolution Center (2010) - Certified Mediator Status
• Real Estate Council of Austin
• State of Texas Bar Association
• Austin Bar Association - Membership Committee
• Past Member, Citizen Advisory Committee, Travis County Juvenile Board
• Austin Children’s Shelter Guild, Fundraising Volunteer

• Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, With Honors, University of Texas in Austin
• Juris Doctorate, Baylor University School of Law