Industry leader becomes Principal, will focus on expanding firm's multi-family real estate practice throughout Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Christopher Cooper, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the company's Southern California region, announced today the strategic hiring of multi-family real estate sales specialist Peter Hauser in Orange County.
Effective immediately, Hauser becomes a Principal of Avison Young and will focus on expanding the firm's multi-family real estate practice throughout Southern California. Also joining Avison Young are Matthew Hauser as an associate and Ryan Brunswick as an analyst. All three previously worked together at Berkadia Real Estate Advisors in Orange County and will continue to specialize in multi-family investment sales at Avison Young.
"We couldn't be more pleased to have Peter, Matthew and Ryan join our organization and play an integral role in the continued growth of our Southern California multi-family investment sales practice," comments Cooper. "The addition of this team to Avison Young is a tremendous endorsement of our commitment to provide high-level, value-added capital markets and multi-family investment sales services to our clients. With Peter and his team located in our Orange County office, coupled with the Peter Sherman team in our West Los Angeles office, we will have a terrific go-to-market multi-family platform throughout Southern California."
Cooper continues: "Peter's multiple transactions, knowledge of the market, and positive long-term client relationships with institutional and mid-cap owners have established him as an industry leader throughout Southern California. While focusing on their core areas, he and his team will collaborate with multi-family investment sales specialists across the company, and leverage and add to the tremendous momentum established by the addition of Peter Sherman's team in February 2016."
Peter Hauser brings to Avison Young 34 years of commercial real estate experience, primarily in the multi-family sector. Over the past 10 years, he has closed escrow on more than $1.5 billion worth of investment real estate transactions. He was most recently Senior Director at Berkadia (formerly Hendricks & Partners), which he joined in 2002, and has also held director, vice-president and broker positions with Charles Dunn Company, Lincoln Brokerage Company, Jamboree Realty Corporation, The Hoelscher Company, and Iliff, Thorn and Company. During his career, he has garnered multiple awards and honors and has been featured in numerous publications.
In 2002, he won Hendricks & Partners' top sales client business development award. While at Charles Dunn Company, he was a five-time Charlie's Club Member award recipient. He earned three President's Club Member Awards at Lincoln and was named Rookie of the Year with Iliff, Thorn and Company in 1984. In 2015, he was a top 10 investment sales advisor with Berkadia. Peter Hauser also sits on the board of directors of Mariman & Co., a private real estate investor that acquires quality conventional and affordable multi-family communities in select California markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Southern California.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Matthew Hauser was an associate director at Berkadia. Prior to that, he was a professional baseball player with the Baltimore Orioles and Minnesota Twins organizations. He attended the University of San Diego through 2010, prior to being drafted in the seventh round by the Twins.
Before moving to Avison Young, Brunswick was a transaction analyst at Berkadia, specializing in multi-family investment sales. He played football at MIT University and attended MIT from 2005 to 2008 and Chapman University from 2010 to 2012 where he studied business administration with a focus on finance.
"We are very excited to join the Avison Young family," says Peter Hauser. "The firm's culture is based on a collaborative, Principal-led structure, which is unique in the real estate industry. Avison Young's encouragement for an entrepreneurial approach to client service and solutions is very attractive to us – and it's what sets Avison Young apart from the rest of the service providers. We're also looking forward to collaborating with our new colleagues to expand Avison Young's multi-family real estate footprint throughout Southern California."
Avison Young is the world's fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company comprises 2,400 real estate professionals in 80 offices, providing value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality properties.
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