Reno, NV, 10/19/2015 - The Reno office of Colliers International, a leading commercial real estate firm in the Northern Nevada area, today announced that Vice President and Managing Director Melissa J. Molyneaux has achieved The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designation.

The society certifies its members with the prestigious SIOR designation as a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the real estate industry.

"I would like to congratulate Melissa for achieving the SIOR designation, especially during one of the most trying real estate markets we've experienced - it is especially impressive" stated Tim Ruffin, SIOR, Executive Vice President at Colliers International and former Northern California/Nevada SIOR Chapter President.

At Colliers Reno, Molyneaux has been successful in the representation of several prominent northern Nevada office tenants and landlords. She is actively representing multiple owners and users in their efforts to lease, sell, or purchase space in the Northern Nevada market. She has represented such notable clients as Blackfire Real Estate Investors, LBA Realty, Healthcare REIT (now Well Point), Ryder Duda Ventures Washoe County School District, Washoe County, and many others over her ten years in business.

Melissa currently holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, which she achieved in 2009. She was named a "Top Office Broker" in 2014 at the Summit Awards, co- hosted by the National Association of Office and Industrial Property Owners (NAIOP), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and CCIM Chapters. She was president of the Northern Nevada CREW chapter in 2009 and is very active in the northern Nevada community.

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors is a leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association with more than 3,000 members in more than 630 cities in 34 countries. According to the organization, corporate real estate executives, commercial real estate brokers, agents, lenders and other real estate professionals recognize real estate professionals who have earned the SIOR designation as the most capable and experienced brokerage practitioners in any market. SIOR designees can hold the following specialty designations: industrial, office, sales manager, executive manager, or advisory service.

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