Craig Leibowitz

Director, Innovation and Insight Advisory, U.S.

  • New York
  • 530 Fifth Avenue
  • 4th Floor
  • New York, NY 10036 US

Craig leads Avison Young’s Innovation and Insight Advisory platform, which designs custom data analytics products that enable occupiers and investors to solve their complex real estate strategies and deliver real-time market perspectives to public and private audiences using digital-heavy formats. His regional team partners with the Global Innovation team to create market-leading technology solutions and the Global Insight team to produce actionable market intelligence in a rapidly changing and unprecedented environment. Craig joined Avison Young in 2020 to oversee the Innovation platform in New York City.

Craig has more than nine years of diversified real estate experience. Before joining Avison Young, Craig was the Senior Director, New York Research at JLL, where he managed a team that provided occupiers and investors with market perspectives about the office, retail, residential and development property sectors and served on New York and U.S. Research leadership committees. He previously served in various JLL Research capacities covering the Tri-State capital markets, New York City office market and New Jersey industrial market. Before joining JLL, Craig worked at Citigroup and interned at JPMorgan Chase and Nomura Corporate Research and Asset Management (NCRAM).

A foremost expert of the New York City economy and real estate market, Craig has been quoted in several periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, Commercial Observer, Crain’s, Globe Street, The Real Deal and Bloomberg, among others, served on several panel discussions and guest lectured at universities. Craig is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of New Jersey.

Affiliations et certifications


  • New York University, M.S. in Real Estate Finance & Investment
  • Lehigh University, B.S. in Finance