Brent is one of the co-founding members of Leisure Real Estate Advisors LLC with over 25 years of investment real estate and hotel brokerage experience. His wide range of real estate expertise and advanced training establish him as a valued partner in today’s complex hotel real estate environment.
Prior to joining Leisure Real Estate Advisors, he was Director of Investment Sales with a regional commercial real estate firm where he conducted marketing and sales campaigns for over 250 million in investment real estate. During his tenure, he provided extensive experience in marketing, negotiating and closing a diverse array of multi million dollar commercial and hospitality transactions, all of which earned him the designation of “Top Producer” four of his last five years with this firm. Since its first listing in 1998 and under the direction of Mr. Jaynes, the company has become one of the regional & national leaders in hotel brokerage. Collectively, the Leisure Real Estate Advisors brokerage group represents over $1.5 billion in transactions. Individually, Mr. Jaynes is responsible for over $750 million in sales.
Mr. Jaynes growing client list includes a broad range of owners including local and regional banks, individual owners, multi property partnerships, regional hotel companies, insurance companies and national investment groups.
Mr. Jaynes received his undergraduate training from Kansas State University and his doctorate with honors at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he also served as assistant professor for graduate students.
He has been an active member of the community as a volunteer in local civic organizations. Mr. Jaynes has served as president and board member of the Overland Park South Rotary Club, and chairman of the Corporate Woods Jazz Festival. More recently, he has co-chaired the Jazz in the Woods 5 & 10K Run. He has also served on a number of non-profit boards, including the Kansas City Christian Academy Board of Directors. For over 24 years, Mr. Jaynes has volunteered as middle school football coach, grades 5th through 8th.
He and his wife Elizabeth have been long term residents of Overland Park, KS where they have raised three wonderful children.