Avison Young celebrates Canadian Women in Real Estate Awards honourees

Avison Young celebrates Canadian Women in Real Estate Awards honourees December 7, 2023

Sheila Botting, Arlene Dedier, Amy Erixon and Jessica Toppazzini recognized by Connect Media

Toronto, ON – Global commercial real estate advisor, Avison Young, today proudly celebrates four honourees to Connect Media’s inaugural Canadian Women in Real Estate Awards, representing the strength of the firm’s thought leadership and market leadership across Canada’s commercial real estate landscape.

“I am so proud to see strong, strategic women lead in markets and service lines in Canada and abroad – making critical decisions that help guide clients and shape the future of our firm,” said Mark Fieder, Principal and President, Avison Young Canada. “Congratulations to our honourees for this first-ever Canadian Women in Real Estate Award from Connect Media as they continue to inspire all of us at Avison Young.”

Avison Young’s winners were among a highly competitive field of nominees across the country. Connect Media selected women with achievements and inspirational stories who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others in commercial real estate.

The four honourees are:

  • Sheila Botting, Principal and President Americas, Professional Services (Ontario category)
  • Arlene Dedier, Principal, Executive Vice President, Canada Project Management (Ontario category)
  • Amy Erixon – Principal and President, Global Investment Management (National category)
  • Jessica Toppazzini – Principal and Managing Director, Vancouver (Pacific category)

About Connect Media

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About Avison Young

Avison Young creates real economic, social and environmental value as a global real estate advisor, powered by people. As a private company, our clients collaborate with an empowered partner who is invested in their success. Our integrated talent realizes the full potential of real estate by using global intelligence platforms that provide clients with insights and advantage. Together, we can create healthy, productive workplaces for employees, cities that are centers for prosperity for their citizens, and built spaces and places that create a net benefit to the economy, the environment and the community.

Avison Young is a 2023 winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for 12 consecutive years.


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Andrea Zviedris [email protected], Media Relations – North America: +1 416.891.7416