Avison Young expands brokerage team with industrial sector leader: Bentley Pembroke joins firm as Vice President

Avison Young expands brokerage team with industrial sector leader:  Bentley Pembroke joins firm as Vice President November 20, 2020


Memphis, TN Avison Young’s Memphis office announced today that Bentley Pembroke has joined its brokerage team as a Vice President specializing in industrial and office agency leasing. Pembroke joins the firm following a fifteen-year career at Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors where he focused on office and industrial landlord representation for institutional clients.

“We are thrilled to be working with Bentley once again and he will be an incredible addition to our growing Memphis team,” said Shane Soefker, Principal at the firm’s Memphis office. “Bentley brings an impressive background of tremendous experience and is a perfect fit for our culture. As we continue with our growth trajectory in Memphis, Bentley’s background and experience will add extensive depth to our landlord industrial and office team and he will play a critical role in our growing industrial property initiative. We’re very excited to have him at Avison Young.”

Pembroke is widely regarded as a market leader, having effectively implemented leasing strategies for his clients to achieve investment goals and maximize asset value. An active member of the commercial real estate community, he holds the distinguished SIOR designation and is a candidate for CCIM designation. Additionally, he is a recipient of the Memphis Area Association of Realtors’ Life Member Pinnacle Producer’s Club award, which recognizes producers who have been in the top 25 or Pinnacle Elite for five or more years.

“I am very excited to be part of the growing Memphis team at Avison Young,” said Pembroke. “The firm’s innovative approaches and Principal-led ownership structure ensure that, through the creation of unique teams for every transaction, our clients always come first. I look forward to incorporating more than 15 years of experience in Memphis’ office and industrial real estate markets to help grow our regional presence.”

Pembroke’s move to Avison Young adds to a rapidly-growing brokerage team, highlighting the firm’s commitment to expanding its capacity to provide high quality, performance-driven service to clients.

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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