Toronto-based Avison Young's latest acquisition is Mason Partners, a Houston-based commercial real estate
brokerage company. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The boutique brokerage firm founded in 2011 by Todd Mason and Jeff Lindenberger provides services related to all property sector types, while specializing in land and corporate transactions. Mason and Lindenberger have joined Avison Young as principals and will work out of the firm's offices in Williams Tower. Tommy LeBlanc also joins as a broker and Andrea Gardner as a client services coordinator.
Prior to launching Mason Partners, Mason and Lindenberger were a successful broker team at McDade,
Smith, Gould, Johnston, Mason + Company, where Mason served as the CFO for eight years. Prior to that, Mason was a senior director for Cushman & Wakefield's Brokerage Services Group in Texas from 1990-2002 and also spent two years as an associate at the Horne Company.
Avison Young opened its Houston office in June 2010 under the direction of Rand Stephens. Over the past four years, the Canadian firm has grown from 11 to 43 offices and from 300 to more than 1,100 real estate professionals across Canada and the U.S.