Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services company, announced today that highly regarded industry veteran David Jewkes has joined the firm as Managing Director, Brokerage Operations in Las Vegas. Effective immediately, Jewkes will provide overall management and leadership of Avison Young’s brokerage operations in Las Vegas. He brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate management and transaction experience to Avison Young, most recently as Senior Vice-President, Nevada with Cushman & Wakefield.
“We are thrilled that David has decided to take on this leadership role with us in Las Vegas,” comments Rose. “David’s extensive work providing strategic client services in all sectors of commercial real estate over the last 25 years – and his thoughtful approach – will complement Avison Young’s collaborative culture.” Rose continues: “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.”
During his career, Jewkes has served clients in Nevada, California, Utah and Arizona. In addition to managing operations, he has developed specific expertise in business development and investor service. “David’s lengthy experience, along with his investment sales expertise and the respect that he has gained in the Las Vegas business community, will be of tremendous value to our clients and company,” states Earl Webb, Avison Young’s President of U.S. Operations. “Furthermore, David’s experience with investment transactions will help us expand our leasing services, and his presence alone will help us recruit top real estate talent.