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Avison Young welcomes Boston-based Justin Dziama to its 2020 Principal Class

November 19, 2020

Dziama joins more than 600 Principals at leading Principal-owned and -led global commercial real estate firm

Boston, MA Tom Collins, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the firm’s New England Region, today announced that Justin Dziama has been named Avison Young Principal, based in the firm’s Boston office. The distinction marks an important milestone at the leading Principal-owned and -led global commercial real estate firm.

“I’m proud to be partners with each of our Avison Young-New England Principals and glad to add Justin to their ranks,” said Collins. “Our firm is powered by its people who help drive a culture of partnership and collaboration that Justin exemplifies.”

Justin began his career with Avison Young in 2013 representing office landlords in Boston and tenants both locally in Massachusetts as well as their portfolio offices throughout the country. He brings 13 years of experience to the industry and has represented transactions for clients in the Greater Boston market including Globalization Partners, Halloran Consulting and Teikametrics.

Prior to his successful career in commercial real estate, Justin was a professional hockey player drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 1999 draft. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications at Boston College and he currently co-heads the BC Hockey Mentoring Group. He also is a cofounder and director of SSC Venture Partners an accelerator program for the top Boston College student led startup companies. SSC provides mentorship, funding, office space, weekly fireside chats and more to the teams selected into the program each summer through a Shark Tank style pitch competition.

“I am excited to become a Principal at Avison Young and join the already stellar group of folks who have done a tremendous job growing the team and leading the company to a successful track record,” said Dziama. “This is an interesting time in commercial real estate amidst COVID-19 and navigating the real estate solutions for our clients will have a new look and feel. I’m excited to work alongside some great companies like: Globalization Partners, Teikametrics, Halloran Consulting, NBD Nano to help them establish the best re-occupancy plan possible as we move into 2021 and beyond.

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

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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  • Kate Murphy, Global Director of External Communications: +1.704.413.0234
  • Tom Collins, Principal and Managing Director, Boston: +1 617.702.8880
  • Justin Dziama, Principal, Boston:  +1 617.366.1004