November 28, 2014 9:48 AM ET

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Company Overview of Avison Young (Canada) Inc.

Company Overview

Avison Young (Canada) Inc. provides commercial real estate solutions and services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, and multi-family properties. The company offers transaction management, tenant representation, consulting and advisory, facility management, project management, enterprise solutions, landlord representation, capital markets, investment sales, mortgage, property management, investment and asset management, leasing, market research, and demographic and mapping services. It serves clients ranging from multinational investors and occupiers to small firms and sole proprietorships. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Toronto, Canada with additional of...

18 York Street

Suite 400

Mailbox #4

Toronto, ON M5J 2T8

Canada

Founded in 1996

Phone:

416-955-0000

Fax:

416-955-0724

Key Executives for Avison Young (Canada) Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
President
Founding Principal
Managing Partner of Regina and President of Regina
Managing Partner of Edmonton
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Avison Young (Canada) Inc. Key Developments

Avison Young Hires Jim Jacobs as Vice President

Avison Young hired Jim Jacobs as vice president. Most recently, he operated his own boutique brokerage, Jacobs Realty Group L.L.C.

Avison Young Announces Hiring of a New Five-Member Agency Leasing Team

Keith Lipton, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm's Washington, DC region, announced the strategic hiring of a new five-member agency leasing team to launch the company's landlord representation business in the nation's capital. Effective immediately, Eli Barnes, Will Stern, Jonathan Wellborn and Greg Tomasso join Avison Young as Principals, while Kate Oelschig becomes a Senior Associate. Barnes, Stern, Wellborn and Oelschig join Avison Young from Cassidy Turley, and Tomasso comes from Akridge. Eli Barnes brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. Prior to joining the firm, Barnes served as a Managing Director and Principal at Cassidy Turley, focusing on landlord representation in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Throughout his career, he has helped generate more than $1 billion in lease value for his clients. Will Stern brings 12 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. Prior to joining the company, he served as a Managing Director and Principal with Cassidy Turley's Washington, DC office, focusing on landlord representation in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Greg Tomasso brings 15 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. Prior to joining the firm, he served as the Managing Director of Akridge's commercial office leasing department in Washington, DC. Jonathan Wellborn brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. A native Washingtonian, he has worked with local and institutional clients and specializes in leasing, repositioning assets, marketing strategy, letter of intent/lease transactions, investor reporting and financial analysis.

Avison Young Opens New Office in Oakland, California; Announces Executive Appointments

Avison Young announced the opening of a new Oakland office to expand the company's market presence in California's Bay Area. The newest American office represents Avison Young's third location in the Bay Area, 10th office in California, 42nd office in the U.S., and an additional step in the firm's ongoing aggressive growth strategy. Effective immediately, Charlie Allen becomes a Principal and Managing Director of the firm's new Oakland office. Charlie Allen will focus on overseeing the growth and development of Avison Young's presence in the Oakland region, servicing new and existing clients, and managing the day-to-day operations of the office. In addition, Anthony Shell joins the firm as a Vice-President in Oakland. He has eight years of experience in the sector. Both join Avison Young from Cushman & Wakefield in Oakland, where Allen served as a Senior Director and Shell as an Associate Director.

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