Avison Young Hires Principal, SVP in Minneapolis Office

Phil Kluesner and Eddie Rymer bring a total of more than 45 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to joining Avison, they served as senior vice presidents at Carlson Commercial.
Phil Kluesner
Phil Kluesner

Avison Young has hired Phil Kluesner and Eddie Rymer as leading tenant-representation and corporate-services specialists, following the appointment of Chrstine Battist as principal & CFO of Avison’s Chicago office. Kluesner will serve as principal and Rymer as senior vice president, and they both will be based in the company’s Minneapolis office.

With more than 32 years of experience in commercial real estate, Kluesner served as senior vice president at the Carlson Commercial in Minneapolis before joining Avison Young. He represented more than 600 businesses, including United Forrest Products, Robert W. Baird & Co., Cort Business Services, Normark Corp. and Crane Worldwide Logistics. In 2004, Kluesner started his own firm, Gannett Peak Partners. Prior to that, he worked as vice president for Duke Realty and as associate with The Welsh Cos. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and business from the St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn.

Eddie Rymer
Eddie Rymer

Rymer has more than 15 years of experience in the industry, having facilitated roughly 250 transactions. Prior to joining Avison, he worked at Carlson Commercial, as a senior vice president. Rymer holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member designation and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn.

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