About Us

Caswell Commercial was founded by Russ Howard in 2014. Prior to Caswell, founder Russ Howard was a Senior Vice President with the Weitzman Group in their Austin office. While at the Weitzman Group, Russ marketed a portfolio in excess of 6,000,000 square feet and was directly involved in over 400 lease and sales transactions.  He has had the privilege of working with and for Kimco, Inland, Kite Realty, and Rican, and represented industry leasing retailers including but not limited to JPMorgan Chase, Sprint, and McDonald’s.  Russ has been consistently recognized by the Austin Business Journal as a top commercial broker in their retail ‘Heavy Hitter’ rankings, and is active in both RECA and ICSC.  Russ graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Economics.



Caswell focused on local, regional, and national tenant representation, project leasing, and investment sales in Central and South Texas.  Experience and in-depth market knowledge enable Caswell to deliver best in class service.



Russ Howard
Principal | Caswell Commercial
1612 W. 5th Street
Austin, Texas 78703
O: 512.575.3577 | M: 512.788.4605