Avison Young under new market leadership in San Francisco

Ross Robinson Market Leader Avison Young San Francisco December 20, 2023

Experienced broker, Ross Robinson takes on role as Market Leader

San Francisco, CA – Avison Young today announces the appointment of Ross Robinson as Market Leader of the San Francisco office. Robinson will be responsible for growing Avison Young’s business development and recruitment efforts in the market and will continue to partner with clients – providing value and delivering results.

“We are pleased to promote Ross to Market Leader for our San Francisco business,” said Harry Klaff, Avison Young Principal and U.S. President. “With just under three years at Avison Young, Ross has displayed strong leadership skills, has strong connectivity within the market and community, and has been an integral part of our growth throughout the area. He will be a strong market ambassador for our brand and will elevate Avison Young to the next level in the San Francisco market.”

Robinson joined the Avison Young San Francisco office in February 2021 after 15 years at Cushman & Wakefield. With more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate, he has executed more than five million square feet of real estate leases and has participated in more than $1.2 billion of sales transactions in the San Francisco market. His specialty focuses on office agency leasing with institutional landlords where he utilizes his strong analytical skills to think like an owner and positions his projects for long-term, consistent success.

“I am incredibly excited to step into this new role and work with the Avison Young San Francisco team,” said Robinson. “Next year is poised to be filled with opportunity for Avison Young and I look forward to leading the San Francisco market in the expansion and growth of our brokerage services as well as our Project Management, Consulting, Real Estate Management Services (REMS) – ensuring our services are fully integrated to deliver positive results for our clients.

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 2023 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 12 consecutive years.

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