Rick Egitto joins Avison Young in Denver

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Denver, CO – Alec Wynne, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Denver office, announced the strategic hiring of commercial real estate industry veteran Rick Egitto.

Effective immediately, Egitto becomes a Principal of Avison Young and will lead the firm’s investment sales practice in Denver. Working closely with Wynne, he will also help build the Denver office’s investment sales and capital markets group. Egitto brings 35 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as a brokerage leader with Inverness Properties in Denver.

“We are thrilled to have Rick join us in Denver,” comments Wynne. “Rick has a very diverse background for an investment sales professional. He takes a hands-on approach to serving his clientele, and we look forward to having him grow our institutional client base. Additionally, we believe that Rick will add value beyond his core competency in investment sales. Due to his wide-ranging prior management and brokerage experience, we fully expect that Rick will contribute to our library of best practices in management and recruiting.”

During his career, Egitto has completed more than $1 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions of real estate equities on behalf of major institutional clients, including life insurance companies, pension fund advisors, banks, developers and other investors. His notable clients have included Grosvenor Investment Management U.S., Principal Capital Management, Alliance Commercial Partners, JP Morgan, Invesco, Anchor National Life (SunAmerica), Northstar Commercial Partners, KEW Realty, Northstar Bank and numerous private companies.

He has earned numerous industry accolades during his career, including multiple Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors (DMCAR) “Heavy Hitter” and “Small Office Broker” awards. He has also been recognized as one of the top investment brokers in all of metro Denver by DMCAR. Egitto has been active in the commercial real estate industry as a member of NAIOP, the International Council of Shopping Centers, Castle Rock Economic Development Council, Denver South Economic Development Partnership and DMCAR.

In the community, Egitto has led the capital campaign for the initial construction of the Lone Tree Arts Center and, until recently, served on the Board of the Lone Tree Arts Center Foundation. He is also active with Leadership Douglas County, which is a program for established and emerging leaders.

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