Spressert Joins Avison Young Boston

Laura Spressert

Laura Spressert

Boston, MA — Michael Smith, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director of the company’s Boston office, recently announced that Laura Spressert has joined the Boston office as Vice-President of Marketing, effective immediately. Spressert will direct Avison Young’s marketing, public relations and branding efforts throughout the Greater Boston region. A longstanding industry leader, Spressert brings more than a decade of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young.


“We are very pleased to have Laura Spressert join our expanding operation in Boston. Her relevant experience, skill set and creativity are valuable assets to our team and will enhance our service offerings to clients,” comments Smith. “The addition of an industry-focused marketing specialist is another strategic step in the execution of Avison Young’s aggressive growth plan and further demonstrates our commitment to the Boston market.”


Prior to joining Avison Young, Spressert served as Director of Marketing for Colliers International’s Boston office (formerly Meredith & Grew), where she was responsible for corporate, specialty and investment-specific marketing plans and collateral. In this role, Spressert worked closely with brokerage teams and clients to develop and execute successful go-to-market property strategies. Clients included Federal Realty Investment Trust, Equity Office and New England Development. Colliers International’s national marketing team recognized Spressert as a Best of Best Practices award winner in 2010.


The announcement follows the hiring of leading research expert Brendan Carroll as Vice-President of Research, Boston, in July.


“This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a strong, innovative company on the rise,” says Spressert. “Avison Young’s Principal-led structure is unique, as it inspires a culture of collaboration, cooperation and client focus. The model truly puts the client’s needs and goals first.”


Spressert holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Richmond. She currently resides in Brookline, MA and is an active member of the Greater Boston commercial real estate community.