NEW YORK, NY – April 30, 2015 – Colliers International has further expanded its Eastern Region platform with the addition of Mel Myrie as the firm’s Regional Finance & Operations Manager.

As a member of the finance team focusing on the entire Eastern Region, Myrie will be responsible for operational coordination and financial planning and analysis support, working closely with Eastern Region President Joseph Harbert, Chief Financial Officer USA, Lynn Cook, and the U.S. leadership team. Myrie will lead the effort to drive an efficient and comprehensive process for developing financial plans, manage the region's financial planning process, and provide modeling and analysis.

Prior to his career in real estate Myrie served in the U.S. Army with the rank of Corporal, completing a tour of duty in Operation Desert Storm with the 82nd Airborne Division, and is an expert marksman and parachutist.

“As we have seen throughout his career both serving in the U.S. Army and in real estate, Mel is a dedicated, loyal professional who has clarity of thought and is precise in his execution of responsibilities, and always puts the organization’s success above his own ambitions,” Harbert said. “His expertise in financial planning and analysis will extend throughout the entire Eastern Region, further strengthening the backbone of our organization.”

Myrie joins Colliers with more than 15 years of experience, most recently as Associate Director of capital markets at Marcus & Millichap. He previously spent 11 years at Jones Lang LaSalle, where as Senior Vice President he served as head of finance for the northeast region. He received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the North Carolina A&T State University.