The Real Deal New York

From sales to Shakespeare

Avison Young commercial broker works on “Lear”

December 12, 2014 04:54PM
By Mark Maurer

Actor Paul Sorvino, left, with Avison Young’s Jason Meister.

Actor Paul Sorvino, left, with Avison Young’s Jason Meister

From the December issue: The fate of a project yet again rests in the hands of Avison Young’s Jason Meister. This time, however, it’s not a Downtown office building, but a film from veteran actor Paul Sorvino.

The vice president of the commercial brokerage’s capital markets group is moonlighting as an executive producer for “Lear,” a planned feature-length version of William Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece, “King Lear.” [more]

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