Michael Church has been serving the Ottawa business community in commercial real estate since 1987. A former president of the Ottawa Board of Trade, he joined locally based Regional Realty as an Office Leasing broker before moving over to what is now Cushman & Wakefield in 1996. He left that firm in October of 2007 to open the Ottawa office of Avison Young. His responsibilities include growing the Ottawa office and its presence in the national capital area. Michael’s forte is office leasing and managing complex assignments which often involve multiple approval levels. In addition he has completed office leasing and disposition assignments from many of Canada distinguished legal and accounting firms as well as some of Canada’s chartered banks and an ever growing list of international advanced technology firms. Nokia, SPIENT, Cognos (now IBM), TD Bank, Scotiabank, OSLERS, Borden Ladner Gervais, KPMG and the United Way have all been clients of Michael and his partners at Avison Young.
Managing Director, Principal