Columbia, SC – Colliers International South Carolina is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas Beard as a Brokerage Associate. Beard will join the Colliers industrial team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR and Sam Myers, who specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.
“We are thrilled to have Thomas join our industrial team here in the Midlands,” said David Lockwood, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers South Carolina. “Thomas has shown during his internship that he is a highly talented individual, and we are confident that he will expand the team’s capability to accelerate the success of Colliers’ industrial clients in central South Carolina.”
“Thomas will help us better serve our existing clients and provide our team the ability to increase our client base without diminishing our effectiveness,” said Chuck Salley, Vice President and the Director of the Industrial Brokerage Team with Colliers International South Carolina. “Thomas grew up under the tutelage of his father, a highly successful commercial broker and developer in the Triad area in North Carolina. His understanding of this business and his experience as an intern learning our research and marketing platform will help us provide the very best service possible to our clients and customers.”
Beard joined Colliers in 2014 as an intern, conducting research for quarterly market reports, special projects and case studies in the three major markets in South Carolina. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of South Carolina. While at USC, he served on the committee that organized the annual Game Ball Run, which raises money for the Marcus Lattimore Foundation and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Additionally, he was involved with the Caribbean Youth Network.