Avison Young Expands Tenant Representation Team in Houston: Dawson Smith Appointed as Financial Analyst

Houston, TX – Rand Stephens, Principal and Managing Director, today announced the strategic hiring of commercial real estate professional, Dawson Smith.
Effective immediately, Smith becomes a Financial Analyst in the firm’s Houston office, focusing on tenant representation and working closely with Principal, Anthony Squillante. “It’s exciting to have Dawson join our team as the firm continues to aggressively expand our office in Houston,” said Stephens. “Dawson is an excellent fit for our growing tenant rep team and his talents and skillset will enable him to quickly jump in and assist customers with project-related priorities and objectives, adds Squillante.”
Dawson is a Texas A&M graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution, with a minor in business. He also received his Executive Certificate in Real Estate Investment and Development from Rice University. “I am thrilled to join Avison Young’s growing team of talented commercial real estate professionals,” says Smith. “I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success.” 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.