Kristi Svec Simmons, SIOR


Specialties: Tenant Representation, Office, Industrial

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
- Maya Angelou

Kristi is a proven leader both in and out of the commercial real estate industry. She works hard to ensure that her clients get the most favorable terms.

Kristi is a leader amongst AQUILA’s tenant representation team. She has vast experience working with a broad range of clients, including local firms, national brands and large government and institutional entities, to solve their real estate needs. Kristi is an expert in both office leasing transactions and building acquisitions and dispositions.

Kristi is a true triple threat – a mother of two beautiful young children; a community, industry and company leader; and a cancer survivor.


  • Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent
  • SIOR, Past President of Austin (2017 – 2018)
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Mainspring Schools, Advisory Board
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network, Member
  • Austin Commercial Real Estate Society (ACRES), Member
  • Commercial Brokers Association of Austin (CBA), Past President
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline, Committee Member
  • The Smile Never Fades, Past Board Member
  • Trinity Episcopal School of Austin – Past Annual Fund Chair (2019), Spirit Store Committee Co-Chair (2018-2020)


  • Austin Business Journal, Heavy Hitter – Multiple Years
  • CoStar, Power Broker Award – Multiple Years
  • Austin Business Journal, Profiles in Power Finalist – Multiple Years
  • Real Estate Forum, Woman of Influence – 2015, 2018, 2020
  • Real Estate Forum, Woman to Watch – 2013


Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, The University of Texas at Austin

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