Allegro Announces Three Promotions

Allegro Real Estate Brokers and Advisors is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Garson to Senior Manager and Dana Zawahri and Justin Hughes to Senior Associate.

In 2016, Scott, a veteran industrial real estate broker, joined the firm to spearhead and grow Allegro’s industrial tenant and buyer representation service line. Scott graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Kenyon College, received a professional certificate from the National Development Council in Economic Development Finance, is a member of the Urban Land Institute, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Ohio.

“During his tenure with Allegro, it quickly became apparent that Scott’s clients appreciate his diligent service provider mentality and the high level of expertise surrounding decision drivers and facility issues critical to manufacturing and other industrial space users.”
– Michael Cantor on Senior Manager Scott Garson

Dana Zawahri joined the firm as an associate in the global corporate services practice in 2017. Dana’s experience in corporate real estate financing, coupled with her interest to work directly with clients in their real estate decision-making, quickly made her a critical member of the Allegro team. Dana helps clients select local resources in markets across their portfolios, and manages lease transactions, acquisitions, and dispositions on their behalf. Additionally, she supports publicly traded clients with their lease accounting compliance requirements. Dana earned her bachelor’s degree from the Farmers School of Business at Miami University, and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Ohio.

“Dana is a consummate professional when interacting with or on behalf of our clients. She brings an incredible amount of knowledge, dedication, and positive energy to everything she works on as well as the Allegro culture.”
– Julie Lamb on Senior Associate Dana Zawahri

Justin Hughes joined the firm as an associate in 2018, after previously working with large privately held companies and their owners on tax compliance and consulting engagements at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Boston and, later, structuring real estate tax credit projects at a national accounting firm in Cleveland. He supports Allegro’s consulting, transaction advisory, and corporate practices, while providing significant value to all Allegro clients in financial analysis and document review. Justin earned his J.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Toledo, a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Akron, and a bachelor’s in accounting from Franklin University. He is member of the bar of the United States Tax Court and of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as a Certified Management Accountant. He also holds real estate licenses in Ohio and Massachusetts. 

“Justin has a presence with clients that quickly puts them at ease. His accomplished background brings so much value to our firm, because he has studied and practiced so many relevant disciplines in his career that add significant value to our clients’ projects.”
– Damon Taseff on Senior Associate Justin Hughes

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