Emmanuel  Choice | Managing Director

Emmanuel is co-founder of Urban Equity Advisors, LLC and serves as Managing Director. A seasoned entrepreneur and Commercial Real Estate Professional, he maintains a keen focus on delivering consistent ROI objectives for clients and partners alike. His wide-ranging expertise comprises business development, marketing, strategic client development and operations excellence. In the past decade, Emmanuel has served in a variety of roles with Lincoln Harris, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate firm. In managing Bank of America’s 6.5 million headquarter portfolio, those roles have included Senior Project Manager, Portfolio Manager, General Manager and Transaction and Investment Broker.

Rashad R. Davis | Sustainability + Energy Director and Broker

An experienced asset management professional with more than a decade in the commercial real estate industry, Rashad is also co-founder of Urban Equity Advisors, LLC and serves as Senior Sustainability & Energy Director and Broker.  He is a graduate of Auburn University in Business Administration and remains on the forefront of innovation and trends in the industry with ongoing professional development. His qualifications include: State of North Carolina Broker License, Certified Commercial Investment Manager, & the Real Estate Associate Program (Project REAP).

Jonathan K. Murray | Senior Legal Advisor

Mr. Murray has spent the past decade advising clients in the investment banking community.  As an associate with Moore & Van Allen PLLC he advised underwriters, issuers, trustees and collateral mangers in the structuring, documentation and negotiation of some of the most complex finance transactions that have been issued in both public and private international debt markets.  A boutique practice in an emerging banking environment allowed Mr. Murray to be involved in the structuring securitization and other complex structured transactions (including the development and implementation of novel financial products) involving equipment leases, trade receivables, tobacco fee settlements, business loans, chassis and container leases, credit card receivable, commercial mortgage loans, residential mortgage loans and other esoteric assets in both public and private markets (including raising of commercial paper and the effectuation of CDO and CLO transactions).  Mr. Murray is known of his innovative approach to problem solving, which has allowed him to represent group of financial service participants including purchasers in the real estate repurchase context involving REIT’s and REMIC’s.

M. Scott Lilly | Broker

Lilly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in business development, lease negotiations and transaction process excellence.  As a former brokerage specialist with a leading commercial real estate firm representing a Fortune 20 financial institution, Lilly is accustomed to high-volume, detail oriented and uniquely sophisticated transactions while providing clients with an exceptional value added experience.

A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Real Estate and Urban Planning, Scott is active in mentoring, talent acquisition and development as well asdedicated practitioner of yoga. 


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