Bill LuffJune 11, 2014 [Philadelphia, PA] - Colliers International in Philadelphia, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that William G. Luff, Jr. has joined the company as Senior Managing Director - Philadelphia CBD Office Division. In this new role, he will play an integral part in expanding the company's Philadelphia CBD market initiatives.

Mr. Luff spent 18 years with Cushman & Wakefield where he was the senior executive in charge of the entire Mid-Atlantic Region. More recently, he contributed to the success of Trammel Crow, an international real estate investment, advisory and services firm, overseeing the company's growth in Philadelphia, and at Jones Lang LaSalle - where he was Executive Vice President/Managing Director, and Stockton Real Estate Partners.

Over his 30+ years in commercial real estate, Bill has successfully managed the exclusive representation of over 14 million-square-feet for clients in the REIT, institutional, entrepreneurial, financial and service sectors; he facilitated more than three million-square-feet in tenant advisory services for clients in the financial, legal and educational sectors.

While at Cushman & Wakefield, Bill was recognized as the Top Philadelphia Office Broker, the Northeastern Region Broker of the Year and a Top 20 Broker in the Nation.

"The appointment of Bill Luff to our team reflects Colliers' continued commitment to the office brokerage sector. Bill's extensive market knowledge, relationships and capability will assist us in achieving our growth and recruiting objectives in the CBD and beyond," said Doug Sayer, CEO of Colliers International in Philadelphia.

"We are very fortunate to add someone with Bill's experience to our Center City office group" said Joseph Fetterman, EVP of Strategic Initiatives of Colliers International in Philadelphia. "His proven ability to service large building owners, tenants and institutional clients will play a vital role in our continued expansion in the Philadelphia CBD."

"I am thrilled to join a talented team who share the same professional and personal approach to delivering real estate solutions to clients which exceed their expectations," said Bill Luff. "Building partnerships between our clients and our teams within the Colliers spirit of collaboration is exciting. I look forward to helping the Colliers crew chart a course which will result in more growth in Philadelphia," he added.