Don Clinton has 37 years of commercial real estate experience in the South Florida market. At Avison Young he will use his asset and property management skills to maximize the performance and overall value of assets while positioning them for eventual sale.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Don was President and founder of Clinton Real Estate Group. Formed in 2001, this full-ervice commercial real estate firm offered asset management, brokerage, property management, construction management, redevelopment and consulting services to a client list of some of the most prominent pension fund advisors, REITS, insurance companies, national developers, financial institutions, international investors, private owners of investment properties and private residential owners. Don is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management having earned the Certified Property Manager designation (CPM).
During the last 37 years, Don’s reputation for integrity, quality, personalized service and diligent performance in creating value has attracted clients to hire his firm to handle some of their more troubled portfolio holdings. In total, he has directed the management and leasing of office, retail, industrial and residential properties consisting of 12.75 million square feet with a value of over $2.8 billion.
Recently, Don has successfully marketed and brokered the sale of a distribution center in Pompano Beach, FL for $3.43 million, an office building on Broward Blvd in Fort Lauderdale, FL for $7.5 million and a mixed-use property in Boca Raton, FL for $8.1 million.
Prior to founding Clinton Real Estate Group, Don was president of RJS/Jackson Management Group where he specialized in the management, leasing and redevelopment of office buildings, shopping centers, industrial and residential properties. Don was part of a joint venture team that eventually grew into a statewide organization throughout Florida with over 4.5 million square feet under management.
Earlier in his career Don headed Lincoln Property Company's Property Management Division for the South Florida Region. He started with a staff of three employees and grew it into a very efficient 52-person management team. He had major responsibilities in the development and management of several million square feet of office and retail properties, including the prestigious 750,000-square-foot Bank of America Tower on Brickell Ave in Miami.
Licensed Florida Broker-Salesman
Institute of Real Estate Management (CPM)
Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Applied Economics
AEW Capital Management
Beacon Light Partners
Boca Military Trail, LLC
Brauvin Real Estate Funds
Bristol Investment Company
CB Richard Ellis Investors
Dutch Investment Group
Equitable Real Estate Investment Management
Executive Court Condominium Association
IRP Mueller Pacific Properties
John Hancock Properties
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
PM Realty Advisors
TCW Realty Advisors
The Principal Financial Group
The RREEF Funds
Toular Development Corp
T. Rowe Price Realty
UNUM Life Insurance
Wachovia Bank and Trust Company
Westmark Realty Advisors
Y & H Realty