Boston – Michael Buckley recently joined Avison Young as a senior vice president in the Boston office. His responsibilities will include raising capital and providing commercial real estate finance services to Avison Young’s clients nationwide. His focus will be on entity and asset financing, distress resolution, equity joint ventures, and programmatic fundraising, as well as advising institutions on deploying capital into appropriate U.S. investment opportunities.
Buckley brings to Avison Young more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience as an advisor, lender, and investor. Before joining the firm, Buckley served as a senior vice president for New Boston Fund, Inc., a private-equity real estate investment, development, and management firm. Buckley was responsible for executive management of investment, financing, and portfolio management decisions across seven active funds.
Prior to moving to New Boston Fund, Buckley advised Tremont Realty Capital Inc. on its transformation into a principal investment firm, served as the lead investor for a REIT private placement fund at AEW Capital Management, L.P., and invested in property located in the former Soviet Union at CEENIS Property Fund, L.P.