Avison Young has hired John Kevill as principal and managing director of U.S. Capital Markets.
Based in Washington, D.C., Kevill will focus on expanding the firm’s capital markets footprint across the U.S., particularly in the investment sales practice area. He was most recently managing director of Eastdil Secured in Washington, DC.
Kevill brings 24 years of commercial real estate experience to his new role. During his career, he has executed nearly $25 billion in transactions, including single-asset sales ranging in valuePage 2 of 4 from $4 million to $500 million, multi-market portfolios and recapitalizations.
His clients include abroad range of private-equity firms, REITs, pension funds and their advisors, sovereign-wealth funds and global financial institutions. Kevill has led or co-led the top-ranked office brokerage team in Metro DC since 2012, as rated by Real Estate Alert, and has received numerous local and national awards for deals he has executed.