Brooks Ballard is an experienced leader with success as a real estate professional and mortgage banker, who is committed to developing business within the Houston community. Over 28 years in industry experience, including a board membership, attest to this capacity to serve an organization. Proof of Mr. Ballard’s business acumen includes a successful real estate and mortgage-banking firm, as well as the assumption of command over failing companies that he salvaged and steered to success. Recently, Mr. Ballard has begun the production, publication, and distribution of the magazine American Lifestyle for his clients and company associates. Both national and local awards in the real estate industry recognize the tenacity and riving work ethic shown by Mr. Ballard. The Mayor’s Office and the City Council of the City of Houston also acknowledge Mr. Ballard’s community involvement with awards for achievement.
Nominated personally by the Mayor of Houston for three separate appointments, Mr. Ballard is a ten-year veteran of the Citizen Review Committee Board of the Houston Police Department for the City of Houston. Through this leadership position Mr. Ballard brought positive changes to the department, supporting the Mayors’ efforts to connect communities with law enforcement. Mr. Ballard advises and continues to serve Harris County Sheriff Department as community liaison, and currently serves on the advisory board of Bering Omega Community Services; a position he has held for six years after serving as a member of the Board of Trustees. In 2012, Mr. Ballard graduated from the Victory Fund Institute in Washington, D.C. and his team was celebrated with the Victory Award.
Most recently, Mr. Ballard is a Graduate of Leadership Houston, Class 31, and he continues to build on that success post-laureate with the Leadership Houston Alumni. Brooks Ballard earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from Pacific Western University and also attended HBU with emphasis in business. Leaders within the community, as well as elected officials recognize Brooks Ballard for his achievements in business and his service to the community through various capacities. Brooks articulate way of bringing a vision together while engaging stakeholders to drive results, makes him a unique ambassador of entrepreneurship.
Brooks Ballard has been an innovator in the Real Estate Industry for over 25 years. President of Brooks Ballard Fine Homes and Estates, in Downtown Houston; currently Licensed Partner for the Houston market with Engel & Volkers International Real Estate.
Engel & Volkers began in Hamburg, Germany with offices now worldwide with US headquarters in Manhattan, on the prestigious 5th Ave, New York, NY.
Brooks was recently featured on the cover of Real Estate Media Magazine, In New York with distribution to thousands of Realtors all across the nation and clients in the real estate industry.
Brooks is known for Philanthropic giving. Giving time and money to the