Avera Expands Houston Team

HOUSTON - (January 3, 2015) - AVERA Companies, a commercial real estate development, construction and investment firm, recently added key personnel to the Houston team, both of whom have years of valuable experience in their respective fields.

Mary Dalton joined Avera in 2015 as a development and investment analyst. Prior to joining Avera, Mary was a senior manager for RCL Advisors, LLC, a boutique investment advisory firm in New York City serving high net worth individuals and families as well as pensions/401Ks, trusts, and LLCs. Prior to joining RCL at its inception in 2007, Mary worked for Blackstone with their real estate funds as well as at WTAS.

Originally from Houston, Mary graduated from Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in 2004 with majors in Finance and Management. She also received her graduate certificate from New York University in Real Estate in 2008. She resided in New York City after college and then moved to Dallas in 2011 before finally moving back to Houston in 2013. Mary enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and volunteering in the community. 

Joanna Floyd joined Avera in 2014 as Construction Project Manager. She graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Construction Management & Economics. She has over 13 years of experience working on international and domestic oil & gas projects. Joanna has ridden in several BP MS 150 bike rides and served as team captain, with plans to participate in future races.Joanna enjoys international travel, never passing up an opportunity to explain what “y’all” means. She also likes to backpack through Texas State Parks.