Michael Wilson

Capital Markets Group Health Care Industrial

  • Chicago
  • One South Wacker Drive
  • Suite 3000
  • Chicago, IL 60606-4649 US

Mike Wilson is a Principal in the Chicago office of Avison Young. Mike focuses on Capital Markets and Corporate Finance Advisory for property owners throughout North America.  Mike has represented both institutional and private equity clients in investment property sales, as well as working with corporate and user clients in sale-leaseback transactions totaling over $8Billion.  Mike helps lead the Capital Market practices with focuses on both Healthcare Real Estate and Industrial Properties.  Mike’s client list includes some of the most well- known owners, developers, and institutions as well as physician groups and health systems.  MPrior to working with Avison Young, Mike helped to initiate the Capital Markets Group of Grubb & Ellis and before that was a top producer at another national investment brokerage firm.

Having advised institutional clients on many significant transactions, Mike has been an multi-time winner of awards such as the Greater Chicago Food Depository Real Estate Investment Broker of the Year Award and the NAIOP Chicago Investment Deal of the Year as well as NAIOP Investment Awards as well as in other markets outside of Chicago.  He has been named by Crain’s Chicago Business one of The Most Influential Commercial Real Estate Brokers in Chicago and  a “Top Influencer” in both Industrial and Healthcare nationally by Realshare as well as US Capital Markets “35 under 35” and “40 under 40” by Real Estate Forum Magazine. Mike has been a speaker on numerous healthcare and industrial real estate panels and a media source for multiple industry publications.

Mike attended Indiana University and earned a bachelor degree in Finance from the Kelly School of Business.  During his tenure at Indiana, Mike was a member of the Indiana Hoosiers football team where he was selected to the Academic All Big-Ten Team.  He is active in NAIOP, ULI, and the Chicago Real Estate Council.  



Indiana University, BS

NAIOP – National Association of Industrial Office Properties

ULI – Urban Land Institute

Chicago Real Estate Council