After graduating from the University of Texas with a Bachelors degree in advertising in 1973, Bob Brent entered the real estate profession specializing in residential and land brokerage.
Bob became real estate Marketing Director in 1978 for the Barton Creek Country Club development. In 1988, Bob took the position of Marketing Director for the real estate department of the Berry Creek Country Club development. His involvement in the marketing of Berry Creek continued through 1998. In 2004 Tim Harris and Bob formed Georgetown Commercial Properties, LLC.
In 1978, Bob Brent and his family moved to Georgetown. He became very involved in the community that he loves.
Bob has held several leadership positions within the Georgetown community and Williamson County. His civic involvement includes the following: Chair of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chair of the Chamber of Commerce for 2 terms, Chair of Partners in Education, Chair of Georgetown Hospital 4-B Corporation, Board member of the Georgetown Rotary Club, Commissioner Georgetown P&Z, Board member of Boy and Girls Club of Georgetown, Board member of Williamson County Institute for Excellence in Non-Profits and Board member of the Williamson County YMCA.
Areas of recognition include the Sertoma Club Service to Mankind Award for the Southern District, the Harry Gold Award of Excellence given by Partners in Education, Citizen of the Year for the Georgetown community and the Owen W. Sherrill Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Bob and his wife Paula have 4 children and 5 grandchildren, and reside in Georgetown.