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Chris Martin Joins Avison Young Hospitality Group

Chris Martin Joins Avison Young Hospitality Group February 23, 2021

ATLANTA – February 23, 2021 – Avison Young Hospitality Group announces that Chris Martin has joined the firm in its Tampa office.

Keith Thompson said, “Chris Martin has joined our team from another brokerage firm, and we could not be more pleased. He comes to us with a deep hospitality background and a well-respected reputation in the hotel industry.”

Chris J. Martin is an Investment Hotel Broker with Avison Young’s Hospitality Division. During his career, Chris has underwritten and modeled almost $4 Billion worth of hotel properties across the United States, providing him with an accurate forecasting and valuation mindset that is not utilized by most competing brokers. This mindset allows him to provide his clients valuable insight and advice that has proven to be effective in planning a path towards the successful acquisition and disposition of hospitality assets.

Prior to his career in commercial real estate, Chris was on the capital markets team at a South Florida investment bank, and a business advisor and Banker with J.P. Morgan Securities.

Chris graduated from Florida Atlantic University with both a bachelor’s and a Master’s in Business Administration.


Avison Young Hospitality Group has 60 US offices, closed 487 hotel transactions since 2013, closed 76 auctions and sold 9b of commercial loans. Young Hospitality Group specializes in select service and full-service hotels within the US and works with CMBS lenders, whole loan banks, REITs, public companies, investment funds, and private investors.

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community. 

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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