PHILADELPHIA, PA — David Fahey, Avison Young principal and managing director of the company’s Philadelphia region, announced today the strategic hiring of highly regarded industry veteran Bill Finnegan.
Effective immediately, Finnegan becomes a principal of Avison Young with a mandate to help grow the company’s Philadelphia Center City office. He will also continue to focus on his specialty of corporate tenant representation. Finnegan brings 20-plus years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young, most recently as a Senior vice-president with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Philadelphia.
“Bill’s deep financial background, coupled with more than 20 years of experience in real estate, is a perfect fit for our solutions approach to servicing clients,” comments Fahey. “Bill specializes in providing a myriad of services to his clients, including sophisticated real estate-based financial advice with a primary focus on financial-statement enhancement, tax mitigation and the most efficient application of clients’ capital resources. As a certified public accountant, Bill will also offer expert guidance to his extensive CFO network on the recent changes to the lease-accounting standards.”