NASHVILLE (October 24, 2012) – Terry E. Smith CCIM SIOR, Executive Vice President and Partner with Colliers International Nashville, assumes the position of President of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) at SIOR’s Fall World Conference in Los Angeles. Terry became the 69th president of the 72 year old organization and only the second from Tennessee. SIOR is the most prestigious organization in commercial real estate with 3,000 members in 630 cities and 35 countries.

Terry has been very active in the Nashville commercial real estate market for over 30 years. He has served as the President of the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors and as President of the Commercial Division of the Tennessee Association of Realtors.

“I am very honored and privileged to have been elected President of this esteemed association and look forward to this year,” states Terry. He is also excited to announce the SIOR Fall World Conference in October of 2014 will be held at Nashville’s new Omni Hotel.

As President of SIOR, Terry will oversee all aspects of the organization’s worldwide activities so that SIOR’s goals and objectives are met. Current goals and objectives include global expansion, brand awareness and technology innovations.