City Year, a national organization that unites young people for a year of service in high-need public schools, is pleased to introduce new Advisory Board Member Tommy Johnson, Vice President of Colliers International South Carolina, who was appointed to serve a three year term at the start of 2014.
“We are excited about Tommy joining the Board. He has hit the ground running, traveling to Boston in May to represent City Year Columbia at the celebration of City Year's 25th Anniversary. We look forward to his perspective and commitment as we continue to support our Corp Members in their mission to solve the high-school dropout crisis by keeping our at-risk children on track to graduate,” stated Jim Irvin, City Year Columbia Advisory Board Chair.
Johnson is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves through 2005 as a Lieutenant Commander. He serves as the Facilities Chairman for St. Joseph’s Catholic School Advisory Board, and is active with his neighborhood association as a former board member. He is past president for the Midlands Chapter of the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association and has served in that capacity multiple times.
Johnson, a Vice President of Colliers International South Carolina, is a member of the Colliers Office Brokerage Team, specializing in the leasing and sale of office properties.
About City Year: City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization founded in 1988 that partners with public schools to provide full-time targeted intervention for students most at risk of dropping out. In more than 20 communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, our teams of young AmeriCorps leaders support students by focusing on attendance, behavior, and course performance through in-class tutoring, mentoring, and after school programs that keep kids in school and on track to graduate. Learn more at cityyear.org.
ABOUT COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL
Colliers International is a global leader in commercial real estate services, with over 15,800 professionals operating out of more than 485 offices in 63 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, Colliers International delivers a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and insightful research. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.
Colliers International South Carolina has over 140 staff, including 60 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2013 was approximately $350 million involving over 550 sales and leasing transactions. Colliers International is the largest third party manager of commercial real estate in South Carolina with a portfolio of approximately 9.0 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 45 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina.