Michael B. Downey, SIOR

Principal, Vice President
Office Leasing Sales & Leasing

  • Pittsburgh
  • Four PPG Place
  • Suite 300
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US

In 2012, Michael joined Avison Young - Pittsburgh as a Vice President and focuses on servicing tenants and landlords in the Pittsburgh Office Market.  Mr. Downey joined the Pittsburgh office of Grubb & Ellis in 2004 working closely with the Office group.  Michael specializes in the CBD and Suburban office markets, identifying opportunities and representing clients in all aspects of Commercial Real Estate, including acquisition, disposition and leasing of office buildings. Michael earned the SIOR designation in 2016 and is currently pursuing his Pennsylvania Broker license.

Mr. Downey has recently provided Tenant Evaluation Services to companies such as the Steamfitters, Carnegie Mellon University and Broadridge Access Data. Mr. Downey has also advised several Pittsburgh-based companies in their evaluation and lease of World Headquarter operations including Lanxess, Calgon Carbon, PPG Industries, Kennametal and United Steelworkers. 

Michael is a transplant, originally from Cleveland, where he attended Saint Ignatius High School and played lacrosse and hockey, and is still involved today. He then received his degree in Business Administration from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA, where Michael played NCAA D2 lacrosse. Mr. Downey resides in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife Mandi, 9 year old daughter Mackenzie and 3 year old son Macklin.

Credentials

Professional Credentials

  • SIOR - Vice President of Pittsburgh/Western PA/West Virginia Chapter
  • Shyne Awards Foundation - Treasurer 
  • Junior Achievement - Board of Directors

Education and Designations

  • Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, Ohio -  2000
  • Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania – 2004
  • Licensed Salesperson – Pennsylvania

Properties

181 Thorn Hill Road
181 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086
Office For Lease
120 E. Kensinger Drive
120 E. Kensinger Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Office For Lease
Sky Zone Trampoline Park
281 Georgetown Rd
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Office For Sale
One Waterfront Place
1251 Waterfront Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Office For Lease
1000-2000 Casteel Drive
1000-2000 Casteel Drive
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Industrial For Lease
Moon Township Land
530 Moon Clinton Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Land For Sale
5 PPG Pl
5 PPG Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Office For Lease
TechMill 41
105 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Office For Lease
Machine Shop
105 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Office For Lease
Four PPG Place
Four PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Office For Lease
Steamfitters Building
1459 Woodruff St
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Industrial For Lease
United SteelWorkers Building
60 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Office For Lease