Las Vegas, NV, 10/6/2016 - Colliers International - Las Vegas is proud to announce that their Research and GIS Manager, John Matt Stater, has been named Colliers International's North America Researcher of the Year. This prestigious award honors and recognizes a statistician who makes extraordinary professional contributions in their area of expertise. The honoree is selected for being enterprising in their approach, developing quality work and best practices, going above and beyond in demonstrating service excellence, offering strong brand leadership, supporting Colliers' culture of collaboration, and demonstrating Colliers' core values of service, expertise, community and fun. John excelled above researchers nominated from every Colliers office in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

'Matt has perfected the art of market intelligence. His long tenured ability to interpret data in a clear and concise manner has become an invaluable toolset for our brokers and our clients. His dedication to accuracy makes him the most trusted analytical source in the Las Vegas Valley,' said Mike Mixer, Executive Managing Director, Colliers International - Las Vegas.

John Stater is a 20 year veteran of the Colliers International - Las Vegas office and joined the company as a courier/runner two decades ago. As he grew with the company, his ability to bring "life to the numbers" became apparent. John was a history major in college and this background is evident in his work. His research is impeccable with every detail thought out carefully and scripted like a fine novel. Many people can report numbers but very few can tell a story and tie in historical facts as well as John. Colliers' clients repeatedly report that John's data is far superior to competitor data and that they anticipate Colliers' quarterly releases to hear John's opinions on the latest industry trends. This is a testimony to John's highly organized skill sets, and his ever present desire to provide accurate but meaningful technical reports. Colliers International - Las Vegas' local market reports have set a standard for other offices to follow in regard to content, accuracy, branding and timing.

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