Leading industrial brokers Ryan Hood and Eva Destunis join Avison Young in Toronto North office

Leading industrial brokers Ryan Hood and Eva Destunis join Avison Young in 
Toronto North office 
Veteran commercial real estate team to grow industrial service line in the 
region 
TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Mark Fieder, Avison Young Principal and 
Managing Director of the company's Ontario region, announced today that the 
industrial brokerage team of Ryan Hood and Eva Destunis has joined Avison 
Young. 
Effective immediately, Hood and Destunis join Avison Young as Vice-Presidents 
in the Toronto North office, located in Markham, Ontario. Joining a growing 
roster in the Toronto North region, Hood and Destunis will focus on building 
the company's industrial services platform in that market. The team will 
provide brokerage services to both landlords and tenants for industrial, flex, 
warehouse/distribution and office properties. Hood and Destunis both spent 
nearly 20 years at Cushman & Wakefield, where they were part of one of the 
most successful industrial brokerage teams in the Toronto Northeast market. 
"I am excited to have this extremely successful team join us at Avison Young. 
Ryan and Eva are highly respected by clients and brokers alike, and their 
addition to our Toronto North operation enhances our industrial real estate 
service line in this marketplace," comments Fieder. "We look forward to their 
contribution to our growing industrial practice in the North and East regions 
of Greater Toronto." 
Fieder continues: "Ryan and Eva are industry leaders who can provide our 
clients with top-level real estate solutions. Their track record in the 
Toronto North market places them in the highest tier of industrial brokerage 
professionals. As our Toronto North office continues to expand, we are pleased 
to bring our clients an ever-growing range of services and depth of experience 
to successfully address their real estate requirements." 
A 25-year industry veteran, Hood has completed more than 1,200 transactions 
worth more than $1 billion, and continues to complete more than 50 deals 
annually. Some of his major transactions have involved clients such as Toyota 
Canada, ITW, Elmer's Products, Metrolinx, James Dick Construction, Neamsby 
Investments/Cedarland Properties, Miller Paving, Tetra Pak, Alfa Laval, 
Steelcase Canada, Canon Canada, Great West Life, Standard Life, Manulife 
Financial, Tiger Direct, Stelco Canada, Confederation Life, New York Life, 
Mitsubishi, State Developments and Humbold Properties. 
"For me, this is an exciting opportunity to join an organization that's 
growing rapidly, and to leverage my experience to play a role in that growth," 
says Hood. "Avison Young's structure and culture offer us an appealing venue 
to conduct our business - and the platform that will best serve our clients' 
needs going forward." 
With 18 years of experience in the industry, Destunis has participated in 
leasing and sales transactions totaling more than 15 million square feet and 
$600 million. She has represented various landlords on multiple occasions, 
including Armadale Properties, CanFirst Capital, Pinedale Properties, M & R 
Holdings, The Properties Group, SunUp Realty, Agellan Capital, CREIT, Morguard 
Properties and Yale Properties. Other clients have included Bose Canada, 
Couche Tard Company, Linea Marketing Group, PFS Web, Artisan Complete, 
Hellermann Tyton Canada, AIIM, Cosmo Communications Canada and Acklands 
Grainger. 
"Avison Young's entrepreneurial and collaborative approach to doing business 
is a very attractive prospect," adds Destunis. "We are pleased to be part of 
the continuing expansion of the Toronto North office and look forward to 
providing our clients with the solutions they need in the future." 
Avison Young is the world's fastest-growing commercial real estate services 
firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, 
global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978, the company 
comprises 1,200 real estate professionals in 47 offices, providing 
value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, 
financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, 
retail, industrial and multi-familyproperties. 
Editors/Reporters: please click on links to view and download photos of Ryan 
Hood and Eva Destunis 
http://www.avisonyoung.com/sites/default/files/content-files/Media_Room/Temp/Ry
anHood.jpg 
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aDestunis.jpg 
For further information/comment/photos: 
• Mark Fieder, Principal and Managing Director, Ontario, Avison Young: (416) 
673-4051 
• Ryan Hood, Vice-President, Toronto North, Avison Young: (905) 968-8007 
• Eva Destunis, Vice-President, Toronto North, Avison Young: (905) 968-8006 
www.avisonyoung.com 
Avison Young was a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies program in 2011 
and requalified in 2012 to maintain its status as a Best Managed company. 
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