Retail and multi-family sales and leasing specialist Brian Kelley has been hired by Avison Young in St. Louis.
Avison Young is a global commercial real estate services firm. The announcement was made by Tim Convy, principal of St. Louis Operations and managing director – Brokerage.
Kelley becomes a principal of St. Louis Operations. He will continue to specialize in retail landlord and tenant representation and investment sales transactions, as well as advising clients on acquisitions and dispositions of multi-family properties.
“We’re thrilled that Brian is joining our brokerage team here in St. Louis,” said Convy. “Brian is a highly regarded real estate professional with a proven track record in the St. Louis marketplace.”
Kelley is a St. Louis native. He brings 13 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as director of Leasing with Savoy Properties. His local and national clients have included Walgreens, Drury Hotels, Edward Jones and H&R Block.
Kelley launched his commercial real estate career in 2004, overseeing leasing, negotiation, construction and installation of space for numerous Edward Jones Investment office locations, working directly with the firm’s general partners and regional leaders. Since then, he has developed expertise in a variety of asset classes, particularly retail and multi-family.
After working as a retail leasing broker at Cushman & Wakefield and Koman Properties, Kelley diversified his experience when he joined Savoy Properties. There, he further expanded his expertise in office, warehouse and retail spaces.
Kelley is a licensed commercial agent in both Missouri and Illinois. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Webster University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Arizona State University.
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