NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 9, 2015) – Colliers International | Nashville, one of Nashville’s fastest-growing commercial real estate brokerage firms, has hired Nikko Sansone as an associate and member of the office leasing and sales team.

In this role, Sansone will specialize in tenant and landlord representation for office properties, teaming with the well-respected team of Doug Ryan and Janet Sterchi.

Prior to joining Colliers, Sansone played as a running back in the European Football League (EFL) in Bordeaux, France.  Upon returning to the U.S. he made the decision to pursue a career in commercial real estate, following in the footsteps of his father, uncles and grandfather whom own and operate the Sansone Group development company in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sansone obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from DePauw University.

“Nikko comes from a long line of enormously successful real estate leaders, and is a perfect fit for the rapidly growing Colliers team,” said Janet Miller, Chief Executive Officer of Colliers International | Nashville and market leader. “I feel certain that working with Janet [Sterchi] and Doug [Ryan] will accelerate his development into an industry leader in Nashville.  He is definitely someone to keep your eye on.”

For more information, please contact Allison Schepman at or 615-850-2748.