Mitti Liebersohn is President and Managing Director of Avison Young’s New York City office. Recognized nationally as one of the commercial real estate industry’s most accomplished professionals, Liebersohn has more than 30 years of experience representing many of the nation’s premier corporations in transactions totaling in excess of 25 million square feet. In his role as President & Managing Director, Liebersohn is responsible for business development, growing revenue and building strategic industry relationships to elevate Avison Young’s position in the New York City marketplace.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Liebersohn served as Vice Chairman at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he oversaw numerous national account portfolios. Before joining Jones Lang LaSalle in 2011, Liebersohn served as a Vice Chairman at Cushman & Wakefield, where he was named one of the company’s top 20 brokers internationally for 15 consecutive years.
Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in assisting many of the nation’s premier corporations in negotiating complex leasing transactions, and has demonstrated an expertise in the development and implementation of portfolio leasing strategies.
Among the prestigious companies he has represented are New York Life Insurance, Forbes Media, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Deloitte LLP, Playboy Enterprises, JetBlue Airways, Barr Labs and Watson Pharmaceutical. In addition, he has assisted in the leasing of numerous major Manhattan office buildings, including 100 Park Avenue, 475 Lexington Avenue, 575 Lexington Avenue, 600 Lexington Avenue, 237 Park Avenue, 400 Park Avenue, 10 East 53rd Street, 3 Columbus Circle, 440 Ninth Avenue and 485 Lexington Avenue.