Avison Young bolsters leadership presence in New York City with addition of Rory Murphy as Market Leader

Avison Young bolsters leadership presence in New York City with addition of Rory Murphy as Market Leader June 4, 2024

Firm poised for expansion efforts in New York City

New York City, NY – Avison Young, a leading global real estate solutions provider, today announces the appointment of Rory Murphy to Principal and Market Leader of the firm’s New York City office. Murphy’s primary focus will be on talent recruitment, client services and business development opportunities as Avison Young continues its strategic expansion efforts in New York City.

“Rory’s energetic leadership style and collaborative approach align perfectly with the culture that Avison Young has built,” said Harry Klaff, Principal and U.S. President of Avison Young. “He is a proven leader who will be instrumental in driving growth in the New York City market.”

Murphy brings nearly two decades of tenant advisory, workplace strategy and leadership experience to Avison Young. His expertise with high growth technology, advertising, media and information companies uniquely position him to grow Avison Young’s platform across all service lines, push connectivity and provide overall direction and management of the New York office.

“There is a contagious energy for growth across the Avison Young executive team. I am both excited and humbled to be a partner to so many like-minded individuals, who see an incredible opportunity over the next 3-5 years in our industry,” said Murphy. “With a talent-rich foundation and culture in place, there is no better time or place to build than now…. in New York City.” 

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 2024 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 13 consecutive years.

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