Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, announced that it has hired 11 professionals to join its platform in the tri-state region.
The announcement was made by Arthur Mirante, Avison Young Principal and Tri-State President.
“As we continue our expansion in New York City and the tri-state region, we remain committed to providing best-in-class services to our growing client base, commented Mirante.
“The addition of these professionals will increase our capabilities throughout a broad range of platforms, including investment sales, capital markets, retail services, valuation and tenant and landlord representation.”
The new hires include John Farrell, who joins the Valuation and Advisory Group as Senior Vice President.
He will be responsible for business development, providing valuation and consulting services to clients, and mentoring the firm’s junior staff. Also joining the Valuation and Advisory group as Senior Vice President is William Picoli, formerly with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. He will be responsible for providing consulting and valuation services, litigation support, market analysis, highest and best use and land development analysis.
Brendan Teeley joins the Capital Markets Group as Senior Associate, responsible for raising equity and debt for a wide range of real estate transactions and trading performing and non-performing whole loans.
Christa Goulakos joins the Retail Services Group as an Associate, specializing in retail landlord and tenant representation.
Erik Edeen joins the Investment Sales Group as a Senior Financial Analyst, Formerly of CBRE, he will be responsible for financial analysis, and identifying and underwriting the sale of institutional-grade and income producing real estate.
Also joining the Investment Sales Group as a Financial Analyst is Rochelle Estoque, who will be responsible for financial analysis, and underwriting investment sales transactions for all property types.
Melinda Wright joins the firm as a Senior Marketing Coordinator, reporting to Elliot Baum, Principal and Vice President of Marketing. Also joining the firm as a Senior Marketing Coordinator is Sean Comeaux, who will be in the Retail Services Group, reporting to Jedd Nero and providing marketing support for retail landlord and tenant representation.
Providing support is Lisa Wyche who joins the firm as an Executive Assistant in the New York City office. Mahnaz Ali joins as an Administrative Assistant in the firm’s Long Island office, and Angela Bagnara, joins as an Administrative Assistant in the firm’s Fairfield office.