March 21 - April 3, 2017

Digital Edition

Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Michael McAvinn 1998


  • Title: Director of Leasing
  • Company: Main Place Liberty Group
  • Location: 2100 Liberty Building, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • Birthplace: Buffalo, NY - 1954

Family: Stacy, 18 years; Sarah, 14 years; Christopher, 12 years

College: University of Akron

First job outside of real estate: Planning technician for a regional planning agency in Ohio

First job in real estate or allied field: Housing inspector

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: Lease office and retail space; Future – establish Buffalo as a major peering point and to become a smart community or intelligent city

Hobbies: Collecting Stereo views

Favorite book: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

Favorite movie: Anything really funny

Person you most emulate (outside of family): J.W. Marriott, Sr.

Key to success: I am because I believe

If you were forced to choose another vocation, what would it be? Multi-media interactive communications industry