Shawna is the Sr. Client Services Coordinator, as well as assistant to Michael T. Fay, Chairman of the U.S. Capital Markets Executive Committee, and Principal, Managing Director for Avison Young’s Miami office. With over 23 years of commercial real estate experience, Shawna has been instrumental in the closing of over $14 billion in transactions over the course of her career. Shawna’s responsibilities include assisting in the oversight of both the U.S., and Florida Capital Markets Groups, its associates, and their business. She also assists in the management of the Asset Resolution Team, a national affinity group focused on providing real estate services to special servicers and lenders throughout the country, as well as the eastern region of the Automotive Properties Group.
Throughout her career, Shawna has been the recipient of several awards including the Global Award of Excellence for being the most valuable assistant at Avison Young, as well as a Global Innovation Award for Idea recipient, related to her innovative, client-focused work at her previous firm.
Prior to her real estate career, Shawna was a top staffing and recruiting consultant. Outside of the office, Shawna donates her time to many local, charitable organizations such as Chapman Partnership, Informed Families, the Miami Children’s Museum, Camillus House, and Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. She is also a licensed Florida real estate salesperson, and a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals.