Austen Baldridge is a Vice President on the Project Leasing and Investment Sales teams at NewQuest Properties. Austen joined NewQuest in early 2016, getting his start in project leasing for NewQuest developments and third party-owned shopping centers, building his leasing portfolio to approximately 3 million square feet of retail space in Greater Houston and beyond. In the years since, Austen has grown his skillset to include Investment Sales, Land Brokerage and Tenant Representation, earning NewQuest's Top Rookie Award in 2018 and the Houston Business Journal's Heavy Hitter designation for Retail in 2021.
Prior to joining NewQuest, Austen was a Senior Analyst with Genesis Energy LP in their Refinery Services division. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers after earning his BBAMasters of Accounting at Baylor University. Born and raised in Houston, Austen leverages his relationships, market knowledge, analytical skills, creativity and attention to detail to provide value for his clients.