Mike Hillis has joined Avison Young in Las Vegas as a principal. In his new role, Hillis will specialize in industrial real estate leasing, tenant representation and investment sales.
Hillis brings more than 30 years of experience, having most recently served as principal with Cushman & Wakefield | Commerce. As an industrial specialist in the warehousing, logistics and distribution sectors, he has completed transactions covering all phases of commercial real estate, representing a variety of local and international clients across 24 states and Canada.
"Mike is a highly respected commercial real estate professional, proven industry leader and consummate team player. Given his excellent client relationships, he will further complement and strengthen our growing industrial platform and overall local presence in Las Vegas," said Joseph Kupiec, principal and managing director of Avison Young's Las Vegas office. "Bringing Mike on board represents another important step in Avison Young’s efforts to execute the company’s strategic growth plan in Nevada, as well as across North America and overseas."
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Hillis is completing his term as 2014 International President of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), culminating his previous leadership positions held in SIOR's executive committee and board of directors. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and industrial management from the University of Oregon School of Business, and has obtained his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.