Commercial real estate services firm Avison Young has appointed Troy Jenkins as Avison Young Principal and Director of Investment Management. Jenkins is based in Los Angeles and will help expand the firm’s investment platform deeper into the U.S.
“Troy is a highly regarded professional known for his expertise in guiding investment strategies and decisions, with extensive contacts across the industry at large,” said Amy Erixon, Avison Young Principal and President of the firm’s Global Investment Management practice. “We are living in unprecedented times and Troy’s deep understanding of market dynamics is completely aligned to our approach and focus on long-term strategies that deliver returns for our clients across the investment lifecycle.”
Troy Jenkins has nearly thirty years of experience in investment banking and commercial real estate, including real estate investment strategy, investor relations and portfolio management at firms like CBRE Global Investors, Profit Investments and American Realty Advisors. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his M.B.A from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management. Jenkins serves on the board of the Robert Toigo Foundation and as Chairman Emeritus and Member of the Board of Governors of the City Club Los Angeles.
“Avison Young’s network of nearly 5,000 real estate professionals provides local market knowledge, generates unique investment opportunities and facilitates speedy decision-making, all of which are critical to the delivery of high-quality, performance-driven institutional Investment Management,” said Jenkins. “I was particularly attracted to Avison Young’s culture and by how well-positioned the firm is for growth. Their commitment to fostering a more culturally diverse commercial real estate industry is perfectly aligned with the personal and professional goals I value most.”
Avison Young’s Investment Management group provides strategy and oversight of multi-national portfolios on behalf of institutional investors. The team develops and proactively manages diverse portfolios comprised of various property types to create stable income and above average growth. It does so with a keen eye to providing risk adjusted returns for investors, while also addressing resiliency and sustainability in accordance with environmental, social and governance factors.