onathan Boatwright is the co-founder, co-owner, and Chief Technology Officer of Realty Austin and Realty San Antonio. After 16 years as an IT professional with Apple, Motorola, and Microsoft, Jonathan set out to leverage his diverse IT background to fill a void he saw in the residential real estate industry.

In 2004, Jonathan set out to build a different kind of real estate company, one that embraces the latest technology in order to provide innovative systems for its clients and all aspects of its agents’ businesses. Realty Austin is now the #1 independent real estate firm in Central Texas with a team of 580 top-producing agents who together achieved $4.1B in sales in 2020. In 2021, Jonathan co-founded Realty San Antonio, based on the same technology and business principles that propelled Realty Austin to the top.

Realty Austin has been ranked in the Top 3 Workplaces by the Austin American Statesman and top 3 Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal every year since 2012.

Jonathan and the company have received accolades from RealTrends and RISMedia, as well as being named an Inman News Top Innovator. Jonathan’s technology expertise has earned him national recognition as a Swanepoel POWER 200 Industry Trendsetter and as an Inman News Influencer for being one of the most powerful and influential people in real estate. Jonathan was featured in the Top 20 Trendsetters list that annually ranks the “Power Players” in the residential real estate industry.

Jonathan is still very involved in the day-to-day operations of Realty Austin. In his free time, he enjoys wake surfing, sailing, snowboarding, sailing and mountain biking with his three kids, Alyssa, Ashton and Olivia.