George Vail joined the Capital Markets Debt and Equity practice as Principal of Avison Young in April 2017. He is responsible for arranging debt and equity real estate solutions to private and institutional real estate investors and owners throughout the Southeast United States. With over 20 years of real estate experience, George consistently delivers thoughtful and creative real estate investment banking solutions to his clients. George has extensive experience in financing and selling an array of various asset types which include performing and non-performing loans, apartments, office, retail, industrial, hospitality, residential condominiums, marinas and land.
Prior to joining Avison Young, George spent five years at a real estate capital advisory firm servicing all property types in Miami, Florida. Before that, he spent six years at HFF where he focused on multi-housing investment sales.
After graduating from Duke University with honors, George began his career in real estate in 1997 at Crow Holdings in Dallas, Texas, where he was a Financial Analyst focusing on underwriting and acquiring various property types.