NASHVILLE, TN (November 4, 2014)Colliers International │ Nashville today announced that two of Nashville’s most respected commercial real estate brokers, Janet Sterchi and Douglas Ryan, have joined Colliers’ Nashville office.

Both Sterchi and Ryan come to Colliers from CBRE, Inc., where Sterchi served as Senior Vice President and Ryan held the position of First Vice President in CBRE’s Nashville office. For the past three years, the pair has headed up an office brokerage team that has completed transactions totaling more than $143 million and representing 1 million square feet of Class A office space. Ryan was also named Nashville’s 2014 Broker of the Year by NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.  

“Janet and Doug are two of the strongest brokers in Nashville, and we are thrilled they are joining the Colliers team,” said Janet Miller, CEO and market leader for Colliers’ Nashville office. “This is an exciting time for commercial real estate in Nashville, and Janet and Doug are going to add incredible strengths to what is an already very dynamic team at Colliers.” 

Sterchi has 17 years of brokerage experience representing the interests of landlords and tenants. In 2014, she was recognized by NAIOP for the Office Lease of the Year. She also received CBRE Nashville’s Top Producer Award for 2014.

Ryan’s 13 years in commercial real estate include architecture, development and urban planning in addition to brokerage. His recent recognitions include NAIOP’s 2014 Nashville Broker of the Year and Nashville Office Lease of the Year, and CBRE Nashville’s Top Producer Award.

“When we hired a new CEO two months ago, we entered a new era for the Colliers Nashville office,” said Bert Mathews, partner, Colliers International │ Nashville. “Today’s announcement is a perfect demonstration of the energy and momentum of the firm, and the trajectory that we are on.”