Avison Young announces multiple hires in Houston to position clients for success

$Release_Title.getData() 17 May 2018

Houston, TX – Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, is strengthening its Houston team through multiple hires in key staff positions designed to better serve clients’ needs, expand partnerships and broaden the company’s footprint in the market.

New personnel additions include the following:

Patsy Fretwell is the Research Manager for the Houston office and the Texas region.  She is a highly regarded industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in commercial real estate research and statistical analysis. Fretwell is responsible for producing quarterly industry and office reports and contributing to corporate market reports.

“Patsy’s extensive knowledge of interpreting data in the quantitative and qualitative analysis of commercial real estate trends adds tremendous value to our clients,” comments Rand Stephens, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the company’s Houston office.

Jack Penman is a seasoned Senior Graphic Designer bringing more than 10 years of experience creating branding strategies with creative visuals that best serve commercial real estate clients. He elevates Avison Young’s visual identity through print and digital formats.

Tonya Huynh is a Marketing Co-ordinator who produces marketing materials and handles all client services for the industrial team. She is a highly skilled digital-marketing specialist and is involved with increasing Avison Young’s online presence for Houston and the Texas region.

Jennifer Thompson is Apto and Marketing Co-ordinator for the Houston office. (Apto is CRM software deployed by the company.) As the lead Apto trainer for Houston and the Texas region, she is instrumental in streamlining contacts, deals and listings for the firm’s brokers. Her programming expertise and marketing skills produce key results for business development and information management.

Siobhan Malone, as Revenue Co-ordinator, ensures that all office operation expenditures and revenue disbursements are processed in an efficient and timely manner. Her management and organizational skills are vital to the implementation of local, regional and corporate events.

“As our Houston team continues to grow, I am proud of the diversity of skill sets that this group brings to our Texas region and the value that they add for our clients,” states Stephens.

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 2,600 real estate professionals in 84 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.