Michael Church

Managing Director
Principal, Broker

Avison Young Commercial Real Estate, LP

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.

Michael has been working in office leasing and managing complex assignments which often involve multiple approval levels and often working with not-for-profit groups and volunteer boards.  In addition, he has completed many leasing and disposition assignments from many of Canada’s distinguished legal and accounting firms as well as some of Canada’s chartered banks and Ottawa based Landlords.

Michael is an active community volunteer having sat on the Boards of the United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Operation Come Home, at one time or another. He has also assisted with numerous community fund raising projects for the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, CHEO and is a former United Way of Ottawa Campaign Chair.