Hale joined Transwestern in 1990 and currently oversees the Capital Markets Group in Central Texas along with responsibilities within the development and agency leasing groups. Hale is also responsible for new business development and client account servicing for many of the larger clients for the Central Texas Region.
Hale has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in Texas. He started his career in Dallas and relocated to Austin in 1984 as managing partner for Umstattd, Swinney & Hutchins, a Texas-based brokerage group. In 1988, Hale joined SWS Realty as Vice President overseeing the South Texas Region which included Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Hale joined Transwestern in 1990 as a Vice President, and has served in many capacities within the firm, including leadership roles in agency leasing, corporate services, development and investment services.
Hale has won numerous production awards on a regional and national level including Transwestern’s National Top Producer, and has been named to the Transwestern Champions Club seven times. He has consistently been named as a Power Broker by Costar and a Heavy Hitter in the Austin Business Journal and has closed over $2 billion in transactions.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION
Hale is an active member of the following organizations:
• Urban Land Institute (ULI)
• Austin Commercial Real Estate Society (ACRES), President 2008
• Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA)
• Leadership Austin
• Arc of the Capital Area, Board Member
• Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Vestry Member
Hale earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas.