Michael Buckley

Capital Markets Group Investment Management Debt & Equity Finance

  • Boston
  • 200 State Street
  • Floor 15
  • Boston, MA 02109 US

Michael Buckley is a Principal in Avison Young’s Boston office. His responsibilities include raising capital and providing commercial real estate finance services to Avison Young’s clients nationwide. Michael’s focus is on join venture formation, recapitalizing partnerships and assets, and distress resolution. Michael also advises institutions on identifying opportunities and deploying capital into appropriate U.S. and international investments.

Before joining Avison Young, Michael was an experienced investor and lender with significant transaction experience in private and public markets. Michael served as a Senior Vice President for New Boston Fund, Inc., a private equity real estate investment, development and management firm. Michael was responsible for executive management of investment, financing and portfolio management decisions across seven active funds.  In this capital markets management role, he raised more than $3 billion of debt capital for acquisition and construction transactions across all major property types.

Prior to moving to New Boston Fund, Buckley advised Tremont Realty Capital Inc. on its transformation into a principal investment firm, served as the lead investor for a REIT private placement fund at AEW Capital Management, L.P., and invested in property located in the former Soviet Union at CEENIS Property Fund, L.P.  Prior to holding his private-equity positions, he was a Vice-President at the First National Bank of Boston, lending to REITs, opportunity funds, and the New England Patriots.


Credentials & Affiliations 

- Masters in Science, Business Administration, Duke University

- Bachelor of Science, Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst