John T. Baird

Executive Vice President
Capital Markets Group Development Industrial Land

  • Austin
  • 515 Congress Avenue
  • Suite 1175
  • Austin, TX 78701 United States

John T. Baird is an Executive Vice President with Avison Young, specializing in land acquisition and disposition for development of commercial properties. Since founding the Land, Development and Industrial Advisory team, John and his team have closed over $340M in transaction volume since 2020 with an additional $70M under contract. Recently, the team has expanded to include industrial agency leasing and tenant representation services in the Central Texas area.

John’s impressive record representing both buyers and sellers of single & multi-residential, industrial, and commercial land, spans over 30 years. In addition, he maintains a stellar reputation representing tenants and landlords of office and industrial properties.

Throughout his career, John has executed in excess of 500 transactions, totaling more than $1Billion in volume.

John is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Economics. He is married to his wife Leslie and has two grown children.



  • The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Economics and Accounting


  • Real Estate Council of Austin
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Commercial Brokers Association


  • Circle of Excellence - Top Producer award in 2021 & 2022
  • Austin Business Journal’s Heavy Hitters
  • CoStar Power Broker


Prosperity Bank Building Lakeway
1415 Ranch Road 620 S
Lakeway, TX 78734
Office For Lease
Bastrop 75 Hotel Development Site
Duff Drive + Blakey Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602
Hotel Development For Sale
Shepherd Mountain Office Complex | Bldg 4
6101 W Courtyard Dr
Austin, TX 78730
Office For Sale
Taylor Valley Rd & FM 93 | Land
Taylor Valley Rd & FM 93
Belton, TX 76513
Land For Sale
1580 Cr 287
1580 Cr 287
Liberty Hill, TX 78642
Land For Sale
17211 Blake Manor Rd
Manor, TX 78653
Land For Sale
Reserve at Las Entrada Retail Site
Gregg Manor Rd & Eggleston St
Manor, TX
Retail For Sale
Northpointe Trade Center
2251 Picadilly Dr
Round Rock, TX 78664
Office For Lease
Berry Creek Highlands Pods 6, 7, 8B & 9
2451 TX 195
Georgetown, TX 78633
Land For Sale
1200 E Main St
1200 E Main St
Round Rock , TX 78664
Land For Sale
Prosperity Bank
721 Hwy 290 W
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Office For Lease
721 Hwy 290 West
721 Hwy 290 West
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Office For Lease
Duff Drive & Blakey Lane
Duff Drive & Blakey Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602
Land For Sale