Brandon Polakoff

Brandon Polakoff
Director of Investment Sales
Avison Young

Brandon Polakoff is a Director of Investment Sales in Avison Young’s New York City office, where he works alongside of James P. Nelson focusing on investment sales in the New York Metro area. He has been involved in sales with an aggregate value of $2 billion.

Previously, Polakoff was an Associate Director in the Investment Sales Group at Cushman & Wakefield in New York, New York, where he had worked since 2013. Earlier, Polakoff was an acquisitions summer analyst at Beacon Capital Partners in Boston, Massachusetts and Silverstein Properties in New York. Polakoff also served as an intern at Jones Lang LaSalle in Hartford, Connecticut and spent time as an Assistant Coach for the Trinity College Varsity Men’s Lacrosse team.

Polakoff earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He was a four-time Faculty Honors recipient and a Teaching Assistant for Economics 101. He also participated in the Business Bridge Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2010.

Polakoff currently serves as an academic tutor for Harlem Lacrosse, a school-based non-profit organization that provides at-risk youth with daily wrap-around academic support, mentoring, leadership training, college readiness, career exploration, admissions counseling and lacrosse instruction.

Polakoff is a recipient of Commercial Observer’s Top Leasing and Sales Professionals of 2018, Commercial Observer’s 2018 30 Under 30 for Top Leasing and Sales Professionals, and Connect Media’s 2018 Next Generation Award Winner – 1/10 selected in NY Region.