Laura Gottesman is widely recognized throughout Austin for her real estate expertise, integrity and professionalism. After 24 years in the industry, Laura’s in-depth knowledge, wisdom and amazing networks have made her one of the most trusted and successful agents in Austin. Her foundation of kindness, trust and creativity, along with a “win-win” mentality sets her apart. Selling over $1.85 billion in real estate personally, Laura is a consummate professional. Her clients as well as the real estate community hold great respect for her and her business acumen.

Laura and her husband Morris, both graduates of The University of Texas, have lived in Austin for over 40 years and are deeply devoted to the community. They raised their three boys here and are now the proud grandparents to three grandsons. A passionate traveler Laura loves to plan adventure trips with her family and is always looking for new places to explore. In addition, Laura enjoys the outdoors and can often be found hiking, skiing or fishing, depending on the season.



  • The Hockaday School
  • University of Texas, BA Communications
  • University of Texas, Business Foundations


  • Evolve, ABoR
  • Profiles in Power, ABJ
  • Top Women Owned Business, ABJ
  • Torch of Liberty, ADL


  • Austin Board of Realtors
  • Texas Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Austin Luxury Network
  • Elite 25, Advisory Board
  • Austin 100
  • Forbes Real Estate Council
  • Greater Austin Economic Development Organization, Board Member
  • Young Entrepreneurs Organization


  • American Heart Association
  • Anit Defamation League
  • Austin Community Foundation
  • Caritas
  • Community First! Village
  • Dell Children’s Hospital, Council
  • Dell Medical School, Founders Circle
  • Friends of Children
  • Heart Gift
  • Helping Hand Home
  • Hospice Austin
  • Pease Park Conservancy
  • Seton Foundation & Seton Fund
  • The Contemporary
  • The Trail Foundation