Commitment and Collaboration

Our culture is unique and helps us deliver on our promise to always put our clients first.

We commit to our clients’ success over the long term. We say what we are going to do, and then we do it. We focus on what we do best, and when needed, we partner with outside resources to serve our clients' best interests and offer the best solution.

We invest in our people. We provide specialized training and regular workshops to ensure that we are always providing superior service and solutions to our clients.

Above all, we collaborate. We bring the right resources, expertise and talent to the table to best serve each client, every day.

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What Sets Us Apart

"I think our culture is very team-oriented. I would call it client-centric. From day one, it has been ingrained in me that I should be first of all worrying about the client’s needs…."

Industrial sales professional

"I’ll take 50 people working together versus 1,000 people working independently, any day."

Principal and Managing Director

"I think our clients consider Avison Young to stand for credibility and professionalism.  Our clients feel that by hiring Avison Young, they are raising the credibility of their own project, and many of our clients feel that we’re a safe diversion of risk."

Office leasing and sales professional

Five Pillars of our Culture

Honesty and Integrity

We approach our clients, partners and each other with honesty and integrity, every day, in everything we do.

Investment in our people

We strategically and continuously invest in our people to deliver superior results for clients and shareholders.


As primary equity holders, our principals have a vote and are accountable to our clients, and each other.

No Silos

Service line silos have been eliminated to foster integrated solutions and maximize the quality of those solutions.

Open Source Solution

Our open-source approach puts our clients' best interest first, and enables the right resources to be assigned to every opportunity.