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Kathy Gigac appointed to Managing Director in Raleigh, NC

Kathy Gigac appointed to Managing Director in Raleigh, NC September 27, 2022

Raleigh, NC – Avison Young today announced the appointment of Kathy Gigac, Principal, to Managing Director for the firm’s Raleigh-Durham office, as she continues to lead the Occupier Solutions team for the Raleigh-Durham market. Gigac will focus on methodical and targeted business development and strategic expansion of the brokerage team for the Raleigh-Durham market.

“Kathy is a natural leader and I’m excited to have her take on the role of Managing Director in Raleigh,” commented Juan Bueno, Principal and U.S. President. “She’s a veteran of the North Carolina real estate market with a solid reputation for connecting with both tenants and landlords and providing them with consultative solutions that add value and produce results.”

Gigac brings more than 20 years of specialized tenant advisory services, enterprise solutions, corporate relocations, build-to-suit projects, expansions and consolidations. She has consistently been recognized as a top producer in the Raleigh-Durham market and across North Carolina. Gigac is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and on the board of Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women (TCREW). She has earned numerous professional accolades over the years, including TCAR Million Dollar Leasing Club, TCAR Largest Lease Transaction of the Year, TCAR Lifetime Achievement Recognition and many more.

“When I first joined Avison Young in 2020, I immediately embraced the people-focused culture,” said Gigac. “I will continue to foster that culture - enhancing our workplace that motivates and empowers employees, supporting them in delivering our exceptional level of service to every client.”

Avison Young also has a presence in Charlotte, NC and which will continue to be led by Principal and Managing Director Chris Skibinski.

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 2022 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 11 consecutive years.

For more information:



  • Juan Bueno, Principal & U.S. President: +1.312.957.7600
  • Kathy Gigac, Principal & Managing Director, Raleigh-Durham, NC: +1.919.785.3434