Tim Brent, Broker

Career Summary

Tim Brent, a former NHL hockey player, joined NAI Carolantic in 2016 to pursue his longstanding interest in commercial real estate brokerage. His decision was the culmination of his involvement in various real estate investments over the past several years, including an investment/land transaction through NAI Carolantic that left him impressed by the team’s knowledge and professionalism.

Mr. Brent focuses primarily on land sales, multi-family and investment sales working in conjunction with Chairman, Steve Stroud, SIOR.


Born and raised in Cambridge Ontario, Canada, Tim played hockey starting at age four, and moved up to play in Major Junior Hockey at the age of 16. He was drafted in 2002 to play for the Anaheim Ducks and continued to play professional hockey for 12 years, ultimately representing Canada in three different world hockey championship tournaments. As Captain of Team Canada in 2002, he successfully led his team to win a Gold Medal in the Czech Republic. In 2004, he was Assistant Captain of the Canadian team when they won a Silver Medal in Helsinki, Finland.

During his hockey career, Tim played for the Anaheim Ducks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Carolina Hurricanes. In the AHL, he played for the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Portland Pirates, Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins, Rockford Ice Hogs, Toronto Marlies and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. He also spent two seasons abroad playing in Magnitogorsk, Russia where his team won the Russian (KHL) Championship known as the Gagarin Cup.

Select Client List

  • Drive Shack: Represented the buyer in the purchase of 14.4 acres of land in Raleigh, NC.
  • Creekside Apartments: Represented the owner in the disposition of a multi-family/student housing project and land in Buies Creek, NC.

Professional Affiliations & Organizations

NAI Global: NAI Carolantic has been the Raleigh/Durham office for NAI Global since 1982. This organization enables us to assist clients in multi-market expansions or dispositions throughout the world.

Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors (TCAR): An organization of licensed commercial real estate brokers, enabling members to advance their education and knowledge of issues impacting commercial real estate on local, state and national levels.