Anthony W. Smith


Areas of Expertise

Commercial Real Estate Finance, Commercial Real Estate Development, Commercial Real Estate Management, Mergers and Acquisitions

Education: B.A., Economics, Davidson College; MBA, University of Virginia

Commercial real estate practitioner Anthony ("Tony") W. Smith is a lecturer in business administration at Darden. He teaches the Second Year electives "Introduction to Real Estate Finance and Development" and "Hot Topics in Real Estate." Smith is Chairman of Colliers International | Virginia, a commercial real estate services firm with multiple offices in Virginia. He is also senior vice president of Robinson Development Group Inc., a commercial real estate developer based in Norfolk, Virginia.

In addition, Smith is actively involved in the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He has taught its course "Managing Real Estate as an Investment" (now the Asset Management Series) for over 20 years. He has also taught "Real Estate Finance" for Old Dominion University and a customized course in property and asset management for Morgan Stanley Real Estate-Japan. He served as the international president of IREM in 2004-05, representing IREM's 17,000 members throughout the world.

Tony resides in Afton, Virginia, where he and his wife, Elizabeth, own and operate Afton Mountain Vineyards.