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Stephen Pannes

Brokerage Advisor

About Stephen Pannes

Stephen Pannes provides commercial real estate brokerage services to office and industrial property owners and tenants to help achieve their real estate goals and ensure his clients achieve the best deal terms possible.

Areas of expertise include Office and Industrial leasing and sales, ground-up construction, lease vs. purchase analysis, and Office and Industrial tenant/buyer representation (relocations, renewals, expansions, and subleasing).

He brings an organized, analytical approach to identifying trends, potential obstacles, and areas of opportunity for his clients. His background provides him with the skills needed to successfully analyze, plan, and execute goals with a dedication to detail and follow-through.

Stephen received his Bachelor of Science in Advertising and a minor in Business Administration from the University of Oregon and is currently working towards his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation. He is also recognized as one of Austin Business Journal’s “Heavy Hitters”.

  • Austin Chamber
  • Commercial Brokers Association of Austin
  • CCIM
  • Texas Wildlife Association
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife
  • Feeding Texas

“Steve Pannes, as well as the entire team and support staff at ECR, did a fantastic job in finding the solution to our office space requirements. They provided quality prospects and assisted with space analysis throughout the process, including the final terms and conditions of the lease contract. They understood our needs and our timeline. I would highly recommend Steve and ECR to anyone.”

John Scofield, Gravity Lending

“I am thrilled to share my exceptional experience working with Steve Pannes and the ECR Team on the successful sale of my 10,742 RSF building in Central Austin. From our initial consultation to the final closing, Steve demonstrated unparalleled expertise and dedication. His strategic approach, market knowledge, communication style, and negotiation skills were instrumental in achieving a seamless transaction that aligned with my goals.”

Rosa Santis, Owner

“Steve and ECR provided thoughtful market intel and unmatched hustle which allowed us to hit 100% occupancy in a relatively short period. Their overall marketing strategy, consistent follow-up plan, and level-headed negotiating skills are the real difference maker. This team adds significant value throughout the process!”

Brian Copeland, 2512 Partners LLC

“Steve Pannes proved himself to be a great representative of ours. His knowledge, professionalism, and “can-do” attitude assured us we were in good hands. I would not hesitate to recommend him as a real estate resource. With his assistance, the whole process went very smoothly. I would recommend ECR and Steve to everyone.”

Mary Ryule, Texas Thoroughbred Breeders Association

When and why did you begin a career in commercial real estate?
I began my career in commercial real estate in 2016 with ECR. The decision stemmed from my passion for building genuine, long-term relationships and collaborating with a wide range of individuals and businesses. I have always been fascinated by problem-solving in dynamic environments. Joining ECR was a natural fit for aligning my skills with a complex industry, allowing me to contribute meaningfully by helping my clients achieve their goals.

What do you specialize in at ECR?
I specialize in providing sales and leasing services for Office, Industrial, and Land owners and users in Central Texas.

What has been your greatest accomplishment during your career?
My greatest accomplishment has been surrounding myself with exceptional mentors and being part of a top-tier team that is genuinely invested in one another and executing for our clients.

I approach client relationships with a genuine interest in helping achieve their goals through effective strategy, communication, and execution.

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