Nicola Heryet is a Principal in Avison Young’s New York City office.
With more than 35 years of experience and long-standing industry relationships, Nicola represents both owners and occupiers of office space in the leasing and strategic planning of commercial real estate assets throughout the New York City market. Her career is filled with long-term, brand name clients who repeatedly seek her expertise; Heryet has closed more than 35 million square feet of transactions throughout her career.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Nicola served as Senior Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield. Before that, she was a Principal at Cassidy Turley for more than six years. Nicola was with Cassidy Turley’s predecessor, Colliers ABR for 13 years, most recently as a Principal.
In 2021 Nicola was named to Crain’s “Notable in Real Estate” list and in 2019, she was recognized by GlobeSt in the Women of Influence Class of 2019 for Broker of the Year. In 2018, she was honored as a Notable Woman in Real Estate by Crain’s New York Business. Nicola was a recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Robert T. Lawrence Memorial Award for the 740,000-square-foot relocation of the United Federation of Teachers headquarters in 2002. She was honored as the Women Real Estate Leaders of the 21st Century in 2000. In 1998, she was the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association New York’s Young Real Estate Woman of the Year.
Heryet graduated from the University of Westminster in London. A past member of the commercial board of directors of the Real Estate Board of New York, she is currently a member of the admissions committee and serves on the arbitration committee. She was the Senior Real Estate Woman of the year for the Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association and board member of CoreNet New York and Women Executives in Real Estate.
- Licensed real estate broker in the state of New York
- Member of the Admissions Committee, Arbitration Committee and Plaza Committee – the Real Estate Board of New York
- Abernathy MacGregor Group, Inc.
- Answers Corporation
- Avon Products Inc.
- Donna Karan
- George Weiss Associates
- Grameen America
- Haymarket Media
- Kellwood Company
- Lambda Legal
- Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy
- Practising Law Institute
- Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.
- The Posse Foundation
- UN Population Fund
- UN World Food Program
- United Federation of Teachers
- United Nations Office of Project Services
- William T. Grant Foundation
- World Health Organization
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