Administrative Biographies


William “Bill” L. Brown

William L. Brown was born and raised in Midland, Texas. He graduated from Midland High School, received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona in 1966, and his Masters of Architecture from Rice University in 1967.

In 1971 William L. Brown “Bill” formed his first real estate company. Over the past 45 years Bill’s affiliated companies have planned, developed and/or constructed over 16,000 housing units.

Mr. Brown’s combined expertise as an architect, planner and builder have created a pleasurable blending of architectural design, sensible land planning, landscaping, and utilization and preservation of natural environments.


Jed A. Brown

After working for a mixed-use development company in Laredo, Texas, for nearly 15 years, Jed joined Brownstone companies in June of 2007 and has over 25 years of real estate development experience. Jed offices in Laredo, and spends much of his time overseeing projects throughout south and central Texas. His focus is on site development planning and construction for multi-family residential. Jed has taken the lead for Brownstone on abatement & demolition projects and commercial buildings; as well as Brownstone’s marketing and public relations.

Prior to joining Brownstone, Jed was a Project Manager for commercial offices, industrial warehouses and residential homes. He has also been the project manager on multiple subdivisions for residential, commercial and industrial lots. Jed has extensive experience in ad valorem taxes and appraisals, having served on the Webb County Appraisal Review Board from 1996 through 2001. During the final three years of his term he served as Chair of that Board. Jed was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbot as the Chairman of the Webb County – City of Laredo – Regional Mobility Authority in November of 2019. In addition, Jed is a Texas Real Estate Commission licensed Broker and licensed Private Pilot. Jed received his Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991.


Doak D. Brown

Doak joined the Brownstone team on a full time basis in 2009. He is responsible for legal, development and finance matters for the Brownstone companies. Doak came to the Brownstone companies from the law firm of Campbell & Riggs, P.C. in Houston, where he was a shareholder specializing in transactional real estate law. He was Brownstone’s outside counsel for many years and was involved in all facets of the Brownstone companies’ real estate transactions. Doak received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1995 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center in 1999. He was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1999. Doak is a member of the real estate section of the Texas State Bar.


Wil C. Brown

Wil brings his expertise in construction management to the Brownstone companies. Wil earned his Bachelor of Science in Construction Science from Texas A&M University in 2000. After graduation, Wil spent four years working with national development companies that specialized in multi-family housing. In 2005, Wil joined Brownstone with the goal of merging his construction knowledge with the skills and experience of his partners. Wil’s acumen in the construction industry has served Brownstone well and he has supervised the construction of over 45 projects, totaling more than $500 million. While Wil is increasingly involved in the development aspects of Brownstone’s multi-family business, he continues to focus his skills and energy primarily on maintaining the construction excellence that others have come to expect from Brownstone.


George “Larry” Counce II

A native Houstonian, George “Larry” Counce II comes to Brownstone Construction from one of the nation’s leading real estate development companies. Larry joined Brownstone Construction in 2017 and brings two decades of hands on experience in multifamily and commercial real estate construction projects, having supervised the construction of over 8,000 units. Larry’s emphasis on developing people and their competencies, as well as demanding workplace safety, has been essential to his success. Larry is passionate about his work and thrilled to be part of the Brownstone team.