David Tilton

Capital Markets Group Office Investment Sales

  • Denver
  • 1801 California Street
  • Suite 3750
  • Denver, CO 80202 United States

David brings his 39 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, where he is involved in all aspects of the firm’s brokerage operation (investment sales and acquisitions, Investment strategies, structured finance and property sales) and leads its Capital Markets Group. David is known for executing dynamic transactions including core office assets, large high profile land tracts, redevelopment parcels and trophy assets within the Denver Metro area.

During his career, David has negotiated investment acquisitions and dispositions valued in excess of $2 billion and covering more than 70 million square feet, primarily in the office asset class. In 2017 alone, he brokered four office investment sales transactions involving assets with a combined value of $94.55 million. His notable transactions in recent years include the sale of 1800 Larimer, a 22-story, class AAA office highrise for $430 per square foot (psf) – the highest price on record for a Denver office building at the time; Mountain View Corporate Center, a class AA, four-building office complex, which sold for more than $200 psf, establishing a new price benchmark for the suburban northwest; and the three-building CH2M campus located in the Meridian International Business Park for $122 million ($330 psf).  David joined Avison Young in January of 2018.


  • Bachelor of Arts and Science, Physical Science – University of Northern Colorado

Professional affiliations

  • Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Member, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Member, Denver Metro Commercial Association of Brokers (DMCAB)
  • Member, National Association of REALTORS (NAR)

Notable clients

  • Angelo, Gordon & Company
  • Chevron Real Estate
  • Colony Realty Partners
  • Columbia Property Trust
  • EverWest Real Estate Partners
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Hines Interests, L.P.
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Miller Global Properties
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Steelwave
  • The Pauls Corporation
  • Westcore Properties
  • Westfield Company


Southeast Commons, North and South Buildings
2101 & 2121 S Blackhawk Street
Aurora, CO 80014
Office For Sale
51 acres in Interlocken Advanced Technology Environment
300 Network Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80021
Land For Sale