Don Albright

Partner, Managing Director, Deal Principal




Don Albright previously served as a Principal at Avison Young and as the director for the Capital Markets Group where he lead sales and investment activity as well as assisted in strategic planning and client relationship management. Don has more than 39 years of commercial real estate experience and has a broad base of contacts ranging from local, private capital to institutional investors. His extensive knowledge of capital markets and institutional transactions provides a basis for advisory and assignments in all investment property types.

Prior to joining Avison Young, Don was the Director for the Capital Markets Group in Cushman & Wakefield, where he led his team to execute $500 million in transaction volume consisting over 10 million square feet from 2012 to 2015. Don was formerly President of Covenant Realty Advisors, LLC and worked with CB Richard Ellis as a Senior Vice President of Investment Properties. During his Tenure at CB Richard Ellis, Don sold investment properties totaling 16.9 million square feet, exceeding $1.3 billion in value from 2003 to 2007 and was top 5 annual producer in 2003. In 2007 alone Don participated in over $300 million of sales and leasing activity totaling more than 3.6 million square feet of office, industrial and land transactions. Don was named the 2004 NAIOP “Broker of the Year” and received the NAIOP “Sale of the Year” investment award four years in a row from 2003 – 2006 in addition to 2012 and 2013.

Select Sales Transactions

  • The Carothers Building – $96M
  • One Nashville Place – $78M
  • Highland Ridge I & II – $35M
  • McEwen Building – $40M
  • CMT Building – $11.2M
  • Terrazzo – $19M
  • Dover Centre – $44.5M

Key Clients

  • JP Morgan
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Highwoods Properties
  • Sun Life Financial
  • KBS Realty Advisors
  • Gramercy Property Trust
  • Stockbridge
  • FORT Properties
  • Duke Realty
  • AIG
  • Boyle Investment Company
  • Ford Land Development
  • Wells Fargo


  • University of Tennessee – Knoxville
  • Vanderbilt University – College of Engineering

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • NAIOP Nashville Chapter
  • ULI
  • Executive Director Covenant Foundation
  • Williamson County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – Tennessee and Alabama