Avison Young welcomes Matthew L. Brown to the Austin office

April 8, 2021

Austin, TX – Corey Martin, Principal and Managing Director of Avison Young’s Austin office today announced the strategic hiring of Senior Associate, Matthew L. Brown. Brown joins Landan Dory on the Austin Net Lease team alongside the national Net Lease Group led by Jonathan Hipp.

“When I realized that the Landan was looking for a partner to help build Austin’s net lease team, and that our long-term vision and philosophies were aligned, I quickly said yes to the opportunity with Avison Young,” said Brown.

A fifth generation Austinite and sixth generation Texan, Brown recently returned to his hometown from Dubai, U.A.E where he spent six years working with Savills, MAG Property Development and Candour Property. His accomplishments include Broker of the Year with Candour Property, Sales Person of the Year with MAG PD, and Top Producer for three consecutive years at Savills with sales in excess of $100 million.

Brown brings more than 20 years of sales and management experience in the commercial real estate and the luxury hospitality industries. He has a bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts, is a certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers and has worked alongside multiple Michelin Star Chefs throughout his career. Brown’s customer-focused philosophy, along with his innate ability to cultivate relationships and develop new business revenue streams, makes him a vital resource to both his clients and his team.

“There is nothing more important than the people we work with each and every day. We are excited to have Matt join us in our Austin office—he is good people—someone you can trust, who is able to build deep, meaningful relationships with others and who truly cares about what happens in others’ lives.” said Mick Hawton, Operations Manager for the Austin office. “Matt has enjoyed several successful years in commercial real estate, and we look forward to him building upon his past success as a part of Avison Young.”


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