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Thomas Kenna
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Thomas is a Principal with Avison Young’s Occupier Solutions team and specializes in national and global corporate clients as well as growth stage companies in their leasing and real estate portfolio needs. Thomas’ expertise spans consulting, occupier spanning consulting, occupier services, corporate transaction and portfolio management. He has managed hundreds of transactions totaling over 2 Million square feet and valued at more than $270 Million in the Triangle market and across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Thomas leads the US portfolio for IAT Insurance (320,000 SF) as well local tenant advisory for Pentair (60,000 SF), HD Supply (50,000 SF) Roivant Sciences (21,000 SF), HNTB (20,000 SF), Scientific Games (40,000 SF), Earthlink (30,000 SF), Skanska (20,000 SF), Insight Global, Lear Corp, AJ Gallagher and other financial and tech firms.

Thomas is a fourth generation North Carolinian, a Raleigh native and a University of North Carolina graduate who brings deep experience and insight on the Triangle and professional communities. He is active in Raleigh civic and industry organizations serving as a Wake County Economic Development Digital Ambassador, as well as board and committee member of the NC Museum of History, CoreNet Global and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).

Thomas and his wife, Iraida, reside in Raleigh. He is a competitive tennis player with the USTA and enjoys traveling, bird hunting and fox hunting with the Moore County Hounds.



IAT Insurance Group

Schneider Electric

Fortive Corp


American Tower

Crown Castle

HD Supply

Roivant Sciences

First National Bank

Skanska Construction

Scientific Games



Lear Corp


Convergint Technologies

North State Bank



Exit Intel

Insight Global

Robert Half

AJ Gallagher

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Thomas Kenna
Principal: Occupier Solutions
Avison Young
Mobile: 919 830 0510
Office: 919 913 1119
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