Charlie Avolio, head of major projects in the New York Metro region, was named a New York Real Estate Journal 2023 Commercial Real Estate Visionary. Featured alongside other impactful industry leaders in New York, Charlie is recognized for his efforts to increase Shawmut’s market share in large-scale projects, which is part of the firm’s strategic growth plan, and involvement in current work at St. John’s University’s St. Vincent Health Sciences Center. Read Charlie’s spotlight below and in New York Real Estate Journal.

What recent project, transaction, or accomplishment are you most proud of?

It’s been an honor for me to join a team whose capabilities and expertise can significantly contribute to shaping the fabric of New York. It’s been rewarding to execute on marquee projects, including St. John’s University’s St. Vincent Health Sciences Center, where the next generation of caregivers will be trained.

What makes Charlie a visionary? 

“Charlie is instrumental in driving our growth strategy of increasing market share in large-scale projects and expanding into new sectors. Charlie’s tenure and industry reputation has enabled the pursuit and execution of significant commercial, education, healthcare, and life sciences projects, while modeling our employee-owned culture of client service and community engagement.” – Dave Margolius, Executive Vice President, New York Metro region.