Avison Young named former CBRE vice president Jon Copeland to senior vice president in the firm's Chicago office.
In this new capacity, Copeland will work closely with Michael Curran, Eric Myers and Brad Despot of AY on downtown agency leasing.
A 10-year veteran, Copeland broke into the commercial real estate industry in 2004 with Grubb & Ellis before joining CBRE in 2009. In his career, Copeland has represented institutional and entrepreneurial owners, including Irvine Co., CBRE Global Investors and Shorenstein Properties.
In his most recent position at CBRE, Copeland headed up leasing for the 1.5 million-square-foot Hyatt Center building at 71 S. Wacker and the 800,000-square-foot 190 S. LaSalle property.