Avison Young Hires New Principal

Brian Kelley brings 13 years of commercial real estate experience to the firm’s St. Louis office, where he will focus on both retail and multifamily transactions.
Brian Kelley, Avison Young

Avison Young has expanded its St. Louis office with the hiring of Brian Kelley as the firm’s principal of operations. Kelley possesses approximately 13 years of commercial real estate experience and will be tasked with landlord and tenant representation for the firm’s retail listings and will additionally advise on multifamily transactions.

Prior to the move, Kelley worked as a director of leasing with Savoy Properties, a position he achieved during nine years with the firm. Before his transition to Savoy, Kelley handled retail and office leasing transactions for Cushman & Wakefield and Koman Properties. He holds an MBA from St. Louis’ Webster University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University.

“Brian is a highly regarded real estate professional with a proven track record in the St. Louis marketplace,” Tim Convy, principal of St. Louis operations for Avison Young, said in a prepared statement. “His long-term, positive client relationships will help us build on our service platform and expand our retail and multifamily footprints throughout the region.”

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