Avison Young Taps New Managing Director

Highly regarded industry veteran David Jewkes has more than 25 years of commercial real estate management and transaction experience.

David Jewkes
David Jewkes

Avison Young appointed industry veteran David Jewkes as managing director of brokerage operations in Las Vegas. In his new role, he will provide overall management and leadership in the assigned geographical area.

Jewkes has more than 25 years of commercial real estate management and transactions experience, having served most recently as senior vice president with Cushman & Wakefield. In his former role, Jewkes created and managed the company’s entire investor services portfolio, which included Las Vegas and Reno, Nev. He also served as president of Integris Capital Group for two years and three years as executive director of Commerce TNP. Jewkes spent 11 years at Wallace Associates in Salt Lake City, serving as president & CEO. During his tenure with Wallace Associates, he was responsible for converting the company into the Grubb & Ellis affiliate for Salt Lake City.

Lengthy Track Record

In addition to managing operations, throughout his career Jewkes has developed specific expertise in business development and investor services. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and BOMA. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing and undertook graduate studies in the MBA Program at Brigham Young University.

David has a sterling reputation as an advisor to institutional and regional investors and is known for his business development acumen, having successfully grown asset services portfolios and attracted top transactional professionals in his prior roles. As he serves as Managing Director, Brokerage Operations, his leadership, focus and dedication to innovation will be excellent additions to our company as we continue to execute on strategic expansions domestically and abroad,” Mark Rose, chair & CEO of Avison Young, said in prepared remarks.

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