Valuation & Advisory Vice President
Avison Young
11h ago

Our Story

Our small Canadian-born business was founded in 1978 and has become a global organisation that now spans 120 locations across 20 countries.

Our expansion has been rapid, but what matters most is the common belief that drives all 5,000 of our people to be a different type of real estate organisation.

We believe that the places in which we live, work and play have the power to make us happier and healthier, and we are united by a shared sense of purpose, to have a positive impact on people’s lives.

In short, we are a global commercial real estate advisory firm with a simple aim : for real estate to play a leading role in creating vibrant buildings, cities and places that deliver long-lasting social value and economic impact.

Why Work for Us :

We believe that our industry is changing, and we want our business to be a melting pot of curious minds, passionate hearts and strategic intelligence.

Your gender, religion and race are all highly respected, but are less important to us than your ability to step up and change the game.

We provide you with a place where you can do just that, with like-minded people. Collaboration is embedded in the way we work our people have the autonomy to collaborate on client relationships, engage teams across the business, lead operations, work collectively on projects, participate in strategy and are ultimately responsible for our growth.

Our distinctive Principal-led, privately-owned model puts us in the enviable position of being able to offer every employee the opportunity to own a share of our business, and inspires and allows anyone to become a Principal.

This role carries voting rights so our people have a very real say in the future direction and operation of our business.

This means that we are able to attract, engage and retain the best talent from the industry.


The Vice President will work on our Valuation & Advisory Services team to mentor our junior staff, produce appraisal reports, consulting studies and portfolio valuations.

Working alongside our market leaders, you will build relationships with clients, develop growth opportunities, and use the Company’s advanced internal technology platforms to enhance your appraisal reports.


  • Independently prepare and sign off on appraisal reports to clients.
  • Provide consistent mentorship, guidance and feedback to Valuation Associates and Senior Appraisers.
  • Model cash flows using ARGUS Enterprise.
  • Property inspections as needed.
  • Client relationship management on an ongoing basis.
  • Ability to summarize data and provide analysis of market trends and future forecast and any considerations for the Valuation & Advisory business operation
  • Work with market leaders to develop new business opportunities and prepare presentations for clients.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Qualifications

  • Education - Minimum of a 4-year university degree in a relevant functional area including Bachelor of Commerce or MBA or similar, etc.
  • Experience 7+ years of related work experience. Experience managing people and teams is an asset.
  • AACI Designation, in good standing with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.
  • Must be proficient in Argus, MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the market, appraisal process and commercial real estate industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to write reports, effective oral and written communication skills, and an aptitude for continuous learning.
  • Ability to self-motivate and effectively manage competing priorities while providing excellent support to clients with an uncompromised high caliber work product.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and provide leadership to junior members to ensure Valuation and Advisory team goals are achieved.
  • Effectively and tactfully handling difficult or sensitive issues.
  • Respect the confidentiality of clients and information.
  • Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

    Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

    The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

    For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices.

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