Flyn Dawson Bio Picture
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Finance Department


  • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations / Japanese Minor, Brigham Young University
  • Master of Business Administration, Paul Merage Graduate School of Management, University of California, Irvine
  • Diploma, Banking / Finance, ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Project: Real Estate Loan Participation Platform Implementation
  • Wharton Leadership Certificate, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Flyn Dawson is an associate instructor in the University of Utah’s Master of Real Estate Development program.  Flyn is also the Director of the Ivory-Boyer Real Estate Center in the David Eccles School of Business and senior vice president of real estate at Zions Bank.

As director of the Ivory Boyer Real Estate Center, Flyn manages the advisory board, heads up the Utah Real Estate Challenge, participates in travel experiences and manages all aspects of the Ivory Boyer Real Estate Center. He is dedicated to creating opportunities for MRED students to network and interact with industry professionals.

At Zions Bank, Flyn is responsible for syndicating, originating, underwriting, closing, and managing income property loans throughout Zions’ footprint. He maintains a portfolio of commercial real estate debt facilities in excess of $500 million.

Prior to Zions, Flyn was with JP Morgan, Bank One, and Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi in Los Angeles. He is a recipient of the Wharton Leadership Certificate, a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Banking School, and an adjunct professor in the University of Utah’s Master of Real Estate Development Program. Flyn received the CCIM Utah Chapter Lender of the Year in 2014.

Flyn donates his time to the community through his ongoing activity in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Utah Organization. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army’s 300th Military Intelligence Brigade.