David Auel

Vice President
Investment Office Leasing Sales & Leasing

  • Pittsburgh
  • Four PPG Place
  • Suite 300
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US

David Auel, CCIM, has been active in the Pittsburgh commercial real estate market since 1986. Mr. Auel has worked representing both owners and tenants throughout his career. A partial list of clients would include; Arbor Realty Trust, Resco Products, The Alleghany County Stadium & Exhibition Authority, MassMutual, and The Disciplinary Court of PA to name a few. As owner of Griffon Realty, Inc., a boutique brokerage firm from 1998-2012, he was responsible for the leasing and sale of several million square feet of office and retail space throughout the Pittsburgh metro area. Projects included repositioning a distressed portfolio of eight properties comprised of 750,000 SF of office and retail space. Other duties included working with special asset manger’s at lending institutions and back filling over 200,000 square feet of vacant space in a four-year period. Prior to starting Griffon Realty Mr. Auel served as the Deputy Director of the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development, where he worked on projects as diverse as the Pittsburgh International Airport’s airside business park and oversight of the Redevelopment Authorities loan portfolio. His start in commercial real estate began with Grubb & Ellis Company, where he specialized in retail site acquisition for multi-site users.

A graduate of the Smeal College of Business Administration at The Pennsylvania State University, David earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management, accompanied by a minor in Economics. He received his Master’s in Business Administration from the Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, in 1993. A Certified Commercial Institute Member (CCIM) since 1997, his professional education also includes course work in real estate law, investment and tax analysis, public finance/bond issuance and market feasibility.


Mr. Auel is active in a number of community and real estate organizations; including past Chairman of the Pittsburgh Board of Commercial Realtors, past Chairman of the Mt. Lebanon Economic Development Council and the Board of Directors for the Katz School Alumni Association. Currently, he teaches real estate classes for the Community College of Allegheny County, where he developed a class that introduces real estate professionals and small business owners to the science and technology used for making educated site acquisition decisions.


Mr. Auel enjoys fly fishing, photography and golf.


Properties

181 Thorn Hill Road
181 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Office For Lease
120 E. Kensinger Drive
120 E. Kensinger Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Office For Lease
Hulton Business Center
1967 Eastern Avenue
Verona, PA 15147
Industrial For Sale / For Lease
Kennametal
1576 Arona Road
North Huntingdon, PA 15642
Industrial For Sale
Maryland Ave & Lincoln HIghway
Maryland Ave & Lincoln HIghway
North Versailles, PA 15137
Land For Sale
Market Place Blvd
Market Place Blvd
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Land For Sale
4138 Library Road
4138 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Retail For Sale
Casteel Drive
Montour Run Rd & Park Manor Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Land For Sale
2101 Greentree Road
2101 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Retail For Lease
125 Technology Drive
125 Technology Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Office For Lease
135 Technology Drive
135 Technology Drive
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Office For Lease
1000-2000 Casteel Drive
1000-2000 Casteel Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Industrial For Lease
Pinebridge Commons
1580 McLaughlin Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Retail For Lease
100 Ryan Court
100 Ryan Court
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Office For Lease
Arch and Vine Street
Arch and Vine Street
Carnegie, PA 15106
Industrial For Lease
Steamfitters Building
1459 Woodruff St
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Industrial For Lease
EQT Tower
625 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Office For Lease
20 E General Robinson St
20 E General Robinson St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Retail For Lease
129 McCarrell Lane
129 McCarrell Lane
Zelienople, PA 16063
Office For Lease