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Dylan Taylor is Chief Executive Officer | Americas for Colliers International. In this role, Dylan oversees the operations of more than 7,000 professionals in more than 200 offices in 10 countries. Dylan’s focus is on building high-performance teams; integrating operations across all services lines; enhancing client engagement strategies and cross-selling; fostering service excellence and an enterprising culture; and developing systems for supporting the strategic growth of the Americas Region.
BUSINESS BACKGROUNDBefore joining Colliers International, Dylan was president of Global Client Services for a competing real estate services firm, where he oversaw 15 separate business units comprising 4,000 employees and total revenues of nearly $300 million. Before that, he spent more than five years as senior vice president of Corporate Solutions for Jones Lang LaSalle, and nearly seven years at SAIA Burgess, a global supplier of electronics based in Switzerland.
Under Dylan’s leadership, Colliers was ranked the number-one brokerage firm in the United States (2011–2012) by Commercial Property Executive magazine, and The Lipsey Company’s annual survey listed the Colliers brand as the second-most recognized in the world. The World Economic Forum named Dylan one of the top Young Global Leaders in the World for 2011 in recognition of his professional accomplishments, his commitment to society and his potential to impact the world through inspiring leadership. As a commercial real estate thought leader, Dylan has been named a Delphi Fellow for Big Think, a digital knowledge forum that has assembled the top thinkers from around the globe. Dylan is the only real estate industry professional to receive this distinction.
Dylan’s community service passions include health and children: he has been an avid supporter and board member for both the March of Dimes and the Kempe Foundation for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Corporate Services, Brokerage, Consulting, Appraisal / Valuation
Xerox, Microsoft, Travelers Insurance, Prologis, US Bank, Verizon, USPS, NASDAQ
MBA, Finance & Strategy, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Science, Engineering, with Honors, University of Arizona
Affiliations & Memberships
SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, CoreNet Global, Urban Land Institute (ULI)