Nathan M. Gaines, CCIM, SIOR


Nathan Gaines is a founding partner and head Broker of Clark Gaines Properties. He oversees the firm’s investment and development activities.

Prior to co-founding Clark Gaines Properties, Mr. Gaines served as Vice President of Brokerage Services at Caldwell Companies where he specialized in the marketing, acquisition and disposition of commercial land and industrial product.

Mr. Gaines’ real estate background and education aid him in his primary focus at Clark Gaines Properties, which is to cultivate new business and pursue development opportunities through impeccable client support and interaction. Through financial analysis and market research, Mr. Gaines assists investors and clients in site selection, development, property acquisition, and disposition. He currently works with new and existing clients to maximize the value of their real estate transactions.

In 2013 and 2018, The Houston Business Journal named Mr. Gaines one of Houston’s Top 20 Real Estate Brokers. Mr. Gaines earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas. Mr. Gaines has also obtained the distinguished Society of Industrial and Office Realtors designation (SIOR) – a designation that only 2,900 practitioners hold worldwide.

Mr. Gaines is the Admissions and Membership Chair on the Board of Directors for the SIOR Houston Gulf Coast Chapter. He is also an active member of the Aggie Real Estate Network and the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA – Northwest Houston Chapter), and had served as an Assistant Captain for the Gatekeepers Committee of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He is a graduate of the 2012-2013 Leadership North Houston class and an active member of Houston’s First Baptist Church in Cypress.

Mr. Gaines pursued his career in Commercial Real Estate after graduating from Texas A&M University with a Master’s Degree in Real Estate from the Mays Business School. Prior to his post-graduate work, Mr. Gaines received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, also from Texas A&M.

Outside of work, Mr. Gaines leads an active lifestyle. He enjoys fishing, hunting, college football, boating, running and spending time with his wife Megan and their three sons, Brady, Garner and Breck.