Avison Young has expanded its Florida team with the addition of Mariano Perez. He joined as a vice president in Coral Gables, Fla. He will help expand the company’s debt and equity services throughout the metro, as well as the regional joint-venture and structured-finance platforms.
Bringing more than 10 years of sourcing and structuring asset investments experience, Perez has placed roughly $250 million in deals and has collaborated with various ownership groups including private capital, independent sponsors, real estate syndicators, funds and family offices. Additionally, he has provided in-depth analysis and financial models to a variety of capital sources such as Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Life Companies, and Debt Funds and Private Capital.
Prior to joining Avison Young, he served as an assistant vice president at Grandbridge Real Estate Capital. Among other top real estate companies that he has worked at is Transwestern Commercial Services, Newmark Knight Frank and Cruiser Capital Advisors.
Perez holds a master’s degree from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from the University of Florida. Back in August, Avison Young has appointed five finance and strategy professionals as part of the company’s global expansion program.