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Colliers International | South Carolina announces company awards for 2016

Columbia, SC – Colliers International | South Carolina and its partner company, LCK, are pleased to announced company award winners for 2016. Every year, the statewide commercial real estate firm recognizes associates and employees who go above and beyond in their professional and personal lives. This year’s awards include the Transaction of the Year, the Community Service Award, the Management Services Award, the Largest Referral Commission Generated and the Most Generated Referrals.

“Our company continued to enjoy significant success in 2016 and in great measure, the results reflect the outstanding performances of our associates and staff,” said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers South Carolina. “As we highlight our team members who have gone above and beyond in 2016, we also acknowledge all Colliers and LCK staff who contributed to our outstanding year and helped to serve our clients so effectively.”

The 2016 Transaction of the Year award was presented to Peter Fennelly, MCR, SIOR, SLCR and Simons Johnson, SIOR, MCR, CCIM, who are among the brokerage leaders in Colliers’ Charleston office. Peter and Simons were successful in attracting a new investor to the Charleston region by applying their vast market knowledge. Within the last year, that investor purchased three separate properties in conjunction with two lease opportunities for a total transactional volume of $104 million.

Community is one of Colliers’ six Core Values, and thus, the Community Service award is an important recognition of a Colliers or LCK staff member who has given of their time and energy to worthy causes in their community. This year’s winner, Mary Winter Teaster, has done that and more, serving a diverse range of organizations for many years and most often rising to a position of leadership. She has contributed her time, energy, expertise and resources to organizations such as CREW Midlands, Girl Scouts South Carolina Mountains to Midlands, Mental Illness Recovery Center, Trinity Focus Group, Midlands Business Services Review Task Force and Columbia Rotary, and was recently elected Board of City Center Partnership in Columbia.

The Colliers Management Services Award is presented annually to an individual who clearly demonstrates expertise and professionalism in the real estate management or project management divisions of the company. This year’s recipient, Hunter Suggs, clearly exceeded the expectations of clients, tenants and fellow associates and has a long history of client satisfaction and accolades. In 2016, among other noteworthy accomplishments, his professional service, problem-solving skills and attention to detail helped Colliers retain a major management assignment that was at risk due to a transfer of ownership of the property.

Additional awards were related to outbound referrals of business to other associates in the Colliers enterprise across the country. The Largest Referral Commission was presented to Woody Moore, CCIM for a cooperative transaction in selling an apartment complex in Columbia. The Most Generated Referrals award, meanwhile, recognizes an important component in the success of Colliers’ brokerage teams. The industrial brokerage team of Chuck Salley, SIOR, Dave Mathews, SIOR and Sam Myers received the award for generating the most referrals to other Colliers markets across the nation.


Colliers International South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 64 real estate professionals. Total brokerage volume for the firm in 2017 exceeded $680 million involving over 900 sales and leasing transactions. Colliers International is the largest manager of commercial property in South Carolina and is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), with a portfolio at year-end 2017 of approximately 14 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 53 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina.

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) is an industry leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that helps clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 12 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers also has been ranked the top property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

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