Avison Young grows Global Investment Management team16 Jul 2020
Investment leader Troy Jenkins joins as Principal to head expansion of platform in U.S.
Toronto, ON and Los Angeles, CA – Amy Erixon, Avison Young Principal and President of the firm’s Global Investment Management practice, today announced the appointment of Troy Jenkins as Avison Young Principal and Director of Investment Management. Jenkins is based in Los Angeles and will help expand the firm’s investment platform deeper into the U.S.
“Troy is a highly regarded professional known for his expertise in guiding investment strategies and decisions, with extensive contacts across the industry at large,” said Erixon. “We are living in unprecedented times and Troy’s deep understanding of market dynamics is completely aligned to our approach and focus on long-term strategies that deliver returns for our clients across the investment lifecycle.”
Avison Young’s Investment Management group provides strategy and oversight of multi-national portfolios on behalf of institutional investors. The team develops and proactively manages diverse portfolios comprised of various property types to create stable income and above average growth. It does so with a keen eye to providing risk adjusted returns for investors, while also addressing resiliency and sustainability in accordance with environmental, social and governance factors.
“Avison Young’s network of nearly 5,000 real estate professionals provides local market knowledge, generates unique investment opportunities and facilitates speedy decision-making, all of which are critical to the delivery of high-quality, performance-driven institutional Investment Management,” said Jenkins. “I was particularly attracted to Avison Young's culture and by how well-positioned the firm is for growth. Their commitment to fostering a more culturally diverse commercial real estate industry is perfectly aligned with the personal and professional goals I value most.”
Jenkins brings nearly thirty years of experience in investment banking and commercial real estate, including real estate investment strategy, investor relations and portfolio management at firms like CBRE Global Investors, Profit Investments and American Realty Advisors. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his M.B.A from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. Jenkins serves on the board of the Robert Toigo Foundation and as Chairman Emeritus and Member of the Board of Governors of the City Club Los Angeles.
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, with legacies dating back more than 200 years, the company comprises thousands of real estate professionals in more than 100 offices around the world. The firm’s experts provide value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management and financing services to clients across the office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality sectors.
Avison Young is a 2020 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for nine consecutive years.
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