Careers at Avison Young

Be at the forefront of commercial real estate

Commercial real estate jobs with purpose, passion and partnership

Interested in joining a team of people-first, creative and curious colleagues?

We work with leaders and teammates who aim to make a positive impact on our places, spaces and investments, driven by collaboration, shared success, global insight, and deep local market expertise.

Discover how you can join our unique engine of collective intelligence, and help us create lasting economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people:

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Make a difference

“Avison Young has embraced the notion that it’s not just about what you achieve, but how you achieve it. As a private company, Avison Young is a real disruptor in the industry, built around serving its clients. Everyone I’ve met – executive leadership, locally and beyond – are great partners who have extraordinary expertise in commercial real estate. Everything about joining this team felt right.”

Marcy Moneypenny, Principal, Managing Director, Avison Young (Denver)

“Avison Young has embraced the notion that it’s not just about what you achieve, but how you achieve it.”

We’re informed by insight of our markets, our clients and the trends that affect the future of commercial real estate. Our unique ability to see patterns of opportunity means we are always organized around client strategies and respond quickly.

We also believe in eliminating traditional service-line silos, for less barriers to service and more integrated solution work. Discover what it’s like to collaborate with a truly aligned team built around one singular mission: creating value for our clients and partners.

Grow your career

“I think my greatest fortune was making the decision to join Avison Young and the incredible professionals who make up the organization. Now, more than ever in my long career, I really feel I am working within a culture that not only promotes great business, but also values that I ascribe to on a personal level.”

Neil Resnick, Principal, Avison Young (Los Angeles)

“I am working within a culture that not only promotes great business, but also values that I ascribe to on a personal level.”

We understand that delivering superior results starts with investing in our people.

This means attracting, retaining, and developing the best in the industry, and regularly providing them with specialized trainings, workshops and other opportunities to help expand their individual knowledge, and our collective intelligence.

Invest in our clients and communities

“The principal-based culture is exciting. As owners, we provide an extra level of accountability to clients as well as the opportunity to contribute to the direction of the company. The business plan encourages individual practitioners to seek out the best solutions for customers.”

Jeff Flemington, Principal, Avison Young (Mississauga, Ontario)

“We provide an extra level of accountability to clients as well as the opportunity to contribute to the direction of the company.”

Above all else, we believe our work should leave a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy guides how we consult with our clients, how we manage our own operations and workplace practices, and our philanthropy.

Our teams leverage critical insights daily from a collective expertise and the best technology to provide industry-leading strategies that support our clients’ biggest financial, operational and cultural goals.

Show up as your whole self at work

“I can't express enough how much I feel supported and appreciated by Avison Young. Over the past 10 years here I've had exposure and opportunities that never would have been within my reach at other CRE firms. Those experiences are priceless to me. I love working for a company that always wants to improve because the same philosophy drives me both personally and professionally.”

Katie Woodside, Global Director, Brand Identity (Washington, DC)

“Over the past 10 years here I've had exposure and opportunities that never would have been within my reach at other CRE firms.”

At Avison Young, we’ve always put people at the heart of what we do. This includes implementing deliberate strategies that advance underrepresented communities in commercial real estate careers.

In the last few years, we’ve increased the diversity at our board, leadership and Principal levels. Avison Young stands out for our commitment to empowering women. In addition to increasing the number of women on our board and in our leadership ranks, our internal Women’s Network of more than 300 members come together for networking and learning, and advise the business on strategies for promoting access, opportunity and inclusion in our industry.

Our global D&I steering committee shapes our strategy to continue to increase industry access for people of color and diverse backgrounds and accelerating initiatives led by our employee resource groups, including our Women’s Network, Black Professionals and LGBTQ+ groups. In addition to leading global initiatives, the steering committee’s work examines our policies and practices, creating accountability for results and communicating progress to our executive leadership, our clients and our communities.