Avison Young Announces Appointment of Michał Ćwikliński as EMEA Regional Managing Director

Headshot of Michał Ćwikliński March 4, 2024

Seasoned real estate leader to advance Avison Young’s growth across EMEA region

Toronto, CA – Avison Young, a leading global commercial real estate advisor, today announced the promotion of Michał Ćwikliński as Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Regional Managing Director, effective immediately.

"Michał is a highly respected leader with a proven track record of team building and client development in the real estate industry,” said Martin Dockrill, Chief Operating Officer of Avison Young. “With his strategic experience and deep understanding of the EMEA market, he will play a crucial role in assisting in our expansion across this key region as we continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.”

In this newly created role, Ćwikliński will work closely with Avison Young’s Country Management teams to oversee and assist business development, sales management, and strategic initiatives across the EMEA region. He will play a key role in driving Avison Young’s continued growth in EMEA while advancing the commitment to excellent client service.

A graduate of the University of Reading in the UK and Warsaw School of Economics in Poland, Ćwikliński is also a Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Ćwikliński has more than 20 years of consulting and commercial real estate experience and is an active investment broker who concluded close to EUR 5 billion worth of transactions. He was previously working for international real estate advisory companies King Sturge (now part of JLL) and Savills, both in the UK and Poland.

Since 2017, Ćwikliński has served as Principal and Managing Director of Poland for Avison Young and is a member of the Global Executive Committee. In this role, he has been integral in strengthening Avison Young’s presence in the EMEA market through the recruitment of top talent and the launch of new business lines.

“I look forward to working alongside our talented team across EMEA region, expanding our coverage in the region and strengthening the relationships with our international clients,” said Ćwikliński. “Together, we will continue to expand the footprint and our position as the advisor of choice in commercial real estate services and drive sustainable growth for our clients and partners.”

Ćwikliński's appointment comes at an exciting time for Avison Young as the firm continues to expand its footprint and enhance its service offerings in the EMEA region. With his collaborative approach, Michal will play a crucial role in driving innovation, fostering talent development, and furthering Avison Young's commitment to delivering best-in-class solutions for clients.

About Avison Young

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young has more than 5,000 employees across 100 offices in 19 countries.

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.

For more information: 

Andrea Zviedris [email protected], Media Relations – Canada: +1 416.891.7416

Sandra Hill [email protected], Media Relations – United States: +1 281.853.5548

Andrea Klettner [email protected], Media Relations – United Kingdom

Victoria Gieseking [email protected], Media Relations – EMEA