Avison Young adds industry veteran to Minneapolis office

Avison Young has hired real estate professional Clint Miller as a principal based in the company’s Minneapolis office.

Miller brings 38 years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as Executive Managing Director, Portfolio Solutions for Cushman & Wakefield.

Miller joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2002, when he co-founded Northstar Partners in Minneapolis as a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Alliance Program. Northstar Partners quickly rose to prominence in the Twin Cities market, employing more than 100 professionals engaged in all lines of investment and corporate real estate services.

In 2007, Cushman & Wakefield acquired Northstar Partners and appointed Miller Managing Director of the Minnesota operation, and a member of the Alliance program leadership team. Prior to co-founding and managing Northstar, Miller served as Managing Director for Grubb & Ellis upon the firm’s entry into Minnesota, where he was responsible for developing and managing brokerageoperations. He has also held leadership positions with The Shelard Group and United Properties.

Before entering the commercial real estate industry, Miller was a sales executive with XeroxCorporation. He is a veteran of military service in the U.S. Navy, and completed two tours of duty in the Eastern Mediterranean aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVA-67).