Meet the team | Brian Smerud

Brian Smerud, CCIM




Brian Smerud is a leading commercial broker in northern Colorado. Before joining the Waypoint team, he worked as a Broker Associate at Wheeler Properties for 7 years. Brian is also the founder and CEO at real estate investment and development firm Poudre Bay, where he is responsible for fundraising, directing acquisitions and financing, and leading project implementation and execution. Prior to his real estate career he spent 8 years in oil and gas with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, where he collaborated on upstream and midstream projects throughout the Rocky Mountain region and in Africa. He made his mark in the corporate world participating in the development of a $20 billion-dollar Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, Africa. Brian received his M.S. in the Real Estate Built Environment from the University of Denver, and a B.S. in Finance along with a B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Colorado.

Brian excels in representing investors, commercial users, and tenants. He has developed substantial expertise in the industrial property type and land. He is very customer-focused and prides himself on providing the highest quality personal service to his clients and partners.

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  • University of Denver Daniels College of Business , Denver, CO | Master's Degree, Real Estate Built Environment
  • Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO | Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Finance Emphasis
  • College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO | Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Portuguese

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