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Avison Young Adds Top Talent with Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz

Avison Young Adds Top Talent with Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz July 20, 2020

The Net Lease Group Expands Footprint in Boston, MA with the Addition of Two Veteran Brokers

Boston, MA – Avison Young is pleased to welcome Michael O’Mara and Stan Wyrwicz as they join our national Net Lease Group and reinforce the firm’s presence in the Greater Boston market.  Both Mike and Stan will specialize in the Net Lease service line but will complement the investment sale teams across the nation.

Avison Young is committed to building a full-service platform for our clients, including those who buy and sell net leased retail assets,” stated Tom Collins, Managing Director and Principal in the New England region.  Jonathan Hipp, who leads the net lease group added, “I’m excited to be reunited with both Stan and Mike.  Having worked with them at Calkain Companies, I can attest to their expertise in understanding the complexities involved with depreciation recapture, 1031 exchanges and sale-leasebacks, knowledge that will help us better serve our clients.”

As a 30-year real estate professional, Mike O’Mara was at Atlantic Retail, specializing in 1031 Exchanges, NNN Investments and other passive real estate investments including opportunity zones.  Prior to joining Atlantic, O’Mara was a director with Calkain Companies specializing in NNN Investments, Triple Net Properties and 1031 Exchange Buyer Representation. Between 2003 and 2011, O’Mara worked at Eastern Net Lease Advisors, a company he founded.

Stan Wyrwicz brings 40+ years of real estate and related financial expertise to Avison Young.   Most recently, as Senior Managing Director at Calkain Companies’ Boston office for nearly 10 years, he managed net lease sales transactions with a focus on 1031 exchanges and sale-leasebacks. Stan has held senior financial positions at both General Investment and Development and Cabot, Cabot and Forbes. As a CPA, Stan also brings extensive experience in financial analysis, and advising clients on relevant accounting and tax structure strategies.

“Mike and I are very excited to join Avison Young and its full-service platform while also reuniting with our old friend and colleague Jonathan Hipp and the US Net Lease team,” commented Wyrwicz.

Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its Principals. Founded in 1978, with legacies dating back more than 200 years, the company comprises thousands of real estate professionals in more than 100 offices around the world. The firm’s experts provide value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management and financing services to clients across the office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality sectors.  

Avison Young is a 2020 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for nine consecutive years.




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  • Tom Collins, Managing Director & Principal, New England:
    617.702.8880 | [email protected]



  • Stanley B. Wyrwicz, CPA, Senior Vice President, Boston:

617.702.8878 | [email protected]


  • Michael O’Mara, Senior Vice President, Boston:

617.702.8882| [email protected]