Kiana Akina

Operations Manager
Operations & Administrative

  • Denver
  • 1801 California Street
  • Suite 3750
  • Denver, CO 80202 US

As the Operations Manager of Avison Young’s Denver office, Kiana brings over sixteen years of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. She is responsible for managing the general office operations including Accounting, Revenue, Information Technology, Administration, Brokerage Services and Human Resources.

Prior to joining Avison Young, Kiana was a Transaction Services Specialist at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (formerly The Frederick Ross Company) for a highly respected real estate advisory team of eight (8) brokers. Specializing in office leasing, Kiana assisted in the marketing of over 4 million square feet of office space located in the Denver Metro area, as well as providing on-going management of real estate transaction activities for clients.
Ms. Akina was also a listing coordinator with RE/MAX Masters, where she administered support to twenty top-producing real estate agents. As a liaison, she arranged home showings and previews for clients, and developed and designed superior quality brochures, advertisements and direct mailings. Kiana also provided market research and managed and maintained agents MLS listings.

Kiana received her degree in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh and is a licensed broker in the state of Colorado. She is an active volunteer and supporter for the non-profits There With Care, and The Global Down Syndrome Foundation. 



  • The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA (USA) - Graphic Design
  • Licensed Broker, State of Colorado
  • Notary Public, State of Colorado


  • Commercial Real Estate Women of Denver (CREW) - Current Member
    • 2020 Director of Foundation CREW Denver