Dave Brown

Sr. Vice President Specialty Leasing
Retail Leasing

  • Chicago
  • One South Wacker Drive
  • Suite 3000
  • Chicago, IL 60606-4649 United States

Dave Brown leads Avison Young’s Specialty Leasing and sponsorship efforts for the firm’s retail portfolio. He has 30 years of retail real estate experience and a track record of building and solidifying partnerships with national and international brands.

Prior to joining Avison Young, Dave was Head of Specialty Leasing for Madison Marquette leading the specialty leasing, alternative revenue and sponsorship efforts for the firm’s owned and serviced retail portfolio. 

Previously, Dave oversaw all Specialty Leasing and Alternative Revenue programs for a top global firm. Under Dave’s leadership, the firm averaged +10% year over year specialty leasing increases at the property level. Dave also previously oversaw the Sponsorship division at General Growth Properties and increased annual revenue from $25 million to $75 million in five years. Dave led all of Specialty Leasing for their two highest profile markets – Las Vegas and Hawaii. Prior to that, Dave headed up Urban Retail Properties East Region Specialty Leasing where he started the Sponsorship Department.

Dave has extensive experience in working on flagship, mixed-use and lifestyle shopping centers and is very effective at finding ways to maximize revenue at the asset level while getting buy in from ownership and management. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University and MBA from the University of Michigan.


Promenade at Coconut Creek
4467 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Retail For Lease
Pacific Place
600 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Retail For Lease
Pinnacle Springs
W New Hope Road & S Promenade Boulevard
Rogers, AR 72758
Retail For Lease
Boynton Beach Marketplace
7499 West Boynton Beach Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
Retail For Lease
Orange Blossom Plaza
SWC of E Osceola Pkwy & S Orange Blossom Trail
Kissimmee Plaza, FL 34744
Retail For Lease
Beacon Square
2500 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Retail For Lease
Interlock 2
1115 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Retail For Lease
The Shops at Waldorf Center
3003 Festival Way
Waldorf, MD 20601
Retail For Lease
The Crossings at Viera
Viera Boulevard & Star Rush Drive
Viera, FL 32955
Retail For Lease
The Culver Steps
9300 Culver Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
Retail For Lease
Shops at Harford Mall
Baltimore Pike & Veterans Memorial Highway
Bel Air, MD 21014
Retail For Lease
Montgomery Promenade
1200 Route 206
Montgomery Township, NJ 08540
Retail For Lease
Settler's Market
4645 Casey Blvd.
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Retail For Lease
Doral Marketplace
NW 107th Ave & NW 41st St
Doral, FL 33172
Retail For Lease
Coral Grove
2201 SW Pine Island Rd
Cape Coral, FL 33991
Retail For Lease
Fishers District
11549 Yard Street
Fishers, IN 46037
Retail For Lease
Midlothian Depot
Alverser Road & Midlothian Pike
Midlothian, VA 23112
Retail For Lease