Avison Young has announced that 13 of the company’s UK senior management team have been named principal, including Eddie Coxon in Liverpool. The distinction marks an important milestone at the leading principal-owned and led global commercial real estate firm, whose culture is built on collaboration and taking a longer-term view to meet client needs.

“We’re delighted to be bolstering our UK business with our latest cohort of principals; colleagues who represent the mission and values of our company, and also offer exceptional market expertise and industry-leading advice to our clients across the real estate lifecycle,” said Jason Sibthorpe, Avison Young Principal and President, UK.

“As a company we take great care to place our clients and our people above all else. Our principal-led culture of empowerment and collaboration enables a cooperative working environment in which our people co-develop innovative, strategic and highly bespoke CRE solutions for each and every client.”

Stephen Cowperthwaite, principal and MD of Avison Young’s Liverpool office, said: “Eddie has been a highly valued member of the team in Liverpool for 33 years, from his days as part of the original Dixon Webb team, through to Avison Young today. I look forward to continuing to work with Eddie as we drive forward the growth of our offer in Liverpool. All of our teams work hard to achieve great results for our clients every day, so it’s fantastic when we have the opportunity to reward those who are going above and beyond, and really excelling in their field.”

The full list of newly appointed UK Principals includes staff from Avison Young’s London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh offices.

  • William Blockley (London)
  • Jonathan Burton (London)
  • Nick Coombs (London)
  • Paul Dickenson (London)
  • Mark Kidd (London)
  • Adrian Griffith (Birmingham)
  • Claire McHugh (Birmingham)
  • Ben Lovell (Bristol)
  • John Mansell (Bristol)
  • Nicola Rigby (Manchester)
  • Edward Coxon (Liverpool)
  • Robert Newton (Edinburgh)
  • Caroline Pooley (National)

Avison Young has more than 600 principals globally. Principals of Avison Young are industry leaders who exemplify the firm’s partnership structure, collaborative culture and client-centric business model. In addition, principals have distinguished themselves in their fields of expertise while embracing the company’s dedication to corporate social responsibility and sustainability.