Mark Evenson, Avison Young, Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s Minneapolis office, announced today the strategic hiring of commercial real estate professional, Angela Demonte, LEED AP. Effective immediately, Demonte becomes Senior Associate in the Minneapolis office. Demonte will join veteran commercial real estate professional Jim Rock, CCIM, a Principal at Avison Young whose focus is Capital Markets with a specialty in Retail. Working as a team, they will focus on new business strategy, client services and continue their successful track record of expanding the Capital Markets presence in Minnesota, the Midwest and key states around the U.S. “We are delighted to have Angela join the Minneapolis office of Avison Young,” comments Mark Evenson. “Her experience and her approach with her clients will make her a valuable member of our team. Angela’s talents and expertise will appreciably contribute to our on-going success in servicing our growing list of clients and customers.”
Angela Demonte brings to Avison Young over 14 years of experience and expertise in the commercial real estate arena. This includes investment sales, tenant representation, disposition assignments, leasing, strategic planning, redevelopment and site planning, as well as environmental regulation management. Prior to joining Avison Young, Angela worked at CBRE, providing Advisory and Transaction Services with their Brokerage group for the last eight years. Prior to CBRE, she ran her own business specializing in green building and sustainability consulting services for commercial real estate. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Natural Science and Environmental Studies from Harvard University.
She has served as a guest speaker for many notable Commercial Real Estate organizations and events including: Minnesota Real Estate Journal, The CORE Training, Inc (Continuing Education Units for Commercial Real Estate Professionals), CBRE Management Forum, and the Greater Minneapolis Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). “I saw the Avison Young platform as a springboard to develop and foster meaningful business relationships,” says Demonte. “I recognized that the opportunity to join Avison Young and partner with a seasoned and respected professional, Jim Rock. I am looking forward to pivot on the success and vast expertise of my new colleagues in the U.S., Canada, Europe and other parts of the world to build our client-centric commercial real estate advisory business. Avison Young is a global firm with a team of locally respected professionals, which I am excited to be a part of.”