Commercial Real Estate
Principal & Managing Director
Since opening Avison Young’s Houston office in June, 2010, Rand has led the growth of the office to quickly become one of Houston’s largest commercial real estate brokerage companies receiving this distinction by the Houston Business Journal for 2013, 2014.
Rand also led the opening of Avison Young’s offices in Dallas and Austin by acquiring Dallas based Dillon Corporate Services, Inc. and Austin based Commercial Texas.
Growth plans in Texas are to continue expanding service lines in Houston, Dallas and Austin with quality professionals through recruitment, acquisition and organic growth. In addition, the company will look to open an office in San Antonio.
As an accomplished real estate professional, Rand has completed over a $1 billion in transactions in office, industrial and land transactions; his background includes direct experience in leasing, sales, development, acquisition and disposition.
Awards and accomplishments include Past President Gulf Coast Chapter Society of Industrial Office Realtors (SIOR); past Board member Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA).
Rand is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Dartmouth College.
Why I love my job:
I love the entrepreneurial nature of the business. The diversity of projects and people that I’m involved with on a daily basis is exciting and invigorating.
Most people don’t know I:
I converted to Catholicism
Best thing ever:
God, Family, Friends
Wish from a genie:
Win the lottery
My favorite place is:
The golf course
Pint of cookie dough ice cream
My last meal would be:
Cheeseburger, Onion rings, chocolate milk shake, slice of carrot cake
My favorite book:
Best business advice I ever received:
Make a to-do list every day and do everything on the list that day