Jamie Covello is an Executive Director in Avison Young’s New York City office.
Covello has built a reputation of excellence among clients and colleagues and is nationally recognized as an industry leader. She spent her career building an unparalleled book of business and corporate relationships, as well as giving back to the community through fundraising and participation on multiple boards. She is gifted at running processes from initiation to conclusion, whether it relates to commercial real estate advisory and transactions or chairing events in the not for profit arena.
Prior to joining Avison Young, she spent over 25 years with Cushman & Wakefield, where she became a Principal of the firm, focused primarily on representing tenants and companies occupying their owned properties. In addition to advising tenants with relocations, expansions and space dispositions locally, she has particular expertise in national and global real estate merger, acquisition and consolidation advisory and transaction management for corporate entities, headquarters rationalization and driving nationwide disposition efforts.
Former clients include long term national exclusives with Fortune 500 companies such as GenRe, Pitney Bowes, and Honeywell, along with nationally recognized names such as Ernst & Young, Sunbeam Corporation and Office Depot.
Most recently, she completed an 87,000-square-foot medical office building lease renewal and expansion which encompassed staging construction and the negotiation for a complete rehab of all building systems and façade.