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Jet Ilaga

Executive Director

Colliers International | Manila
11F Frabelle Business Center,
111 Rada Street Legaspi Village,
Makati City 1229 Philippines

jet.ilaga@colliers.com

Office: +63 2 858 9080

License # PRC # 83332

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Jet brings in a solid 25 years of professional experience in both project development, construction and real estate management leadership for high valued clients of Colliers International Philippines and has developed a pivotal role in turning around the REMS business unit into a winning team and now an industry market leader. He leads a team of 700 professionals in planning and  analyzing key business drivers for the effective management of real estate properties which covers high end LEED certified buildings, renowned resort developments and townships and premium retail and data center facilities for multinational clients. 

Prior to his stint with Colliers, Jet worked as Vice President for Property and Asset Management at Moldex Group of Companies where he was responsible for the property management of the company’s high-end projects and township developments. He also served as the Assistant Vice President of Filinvest Alabang Inc. focusing on service line for Property and Facilities management of the company's real estate portfolio.Jet also handled other executive positions for property development and project management with Pacific Ace Group of Companies in Hongkong, Philamlife Properties and Filinvest Alabang Inc. where he was instrumental in the success of various landmark projects and operation savings initiatives.

Currently, he is heading the Real Estate Management Services unit ob both Property Management and Facilities Management Groups of Colliers International which recently upgraded its certification for ISO 9001:2015 version ensuring consistency in operations and processes for various properties including office, residential buildings, traditional & business process outsourcing office locators, luxury homes, telecommunications facilities and downstream oil & gas facilities. He has also instrumental in the recent 1M Incident Free Manhours without loss and incidents for the 6 terminal depot facilities operation of a major oil and gas player in the country. In his capacity as the Executive Director handling the day to day function of the business, he also completed his Executive Education for Real Estate Management Program at the Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts and Hospitality Facilities and Sustainable Hotel Management at the Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca New York. Prior to that, he was certified as a LEED Green Building Associate by the USGBC and is an advocate of green building initiatives for all its managed portfolio.  
 

Accomplishments

Recent Award: ISO 9001:2015 certification by TUV Rheinland. 1M ManHours Incident Free operation for Chevron, 2017 Operational Excellence, 95.02% Best in CHESM Silver Award from Chevron Philippines for Facilities Management of their Six (6) oil and gas terminal depot.

In his stint with Colliers, Jet was able to scale up the number of new business wins of landmark projects nationwide, level up the service lines through ISO 9001:2008 certification (recently upgraded to 2015 version) and expand the business in massive growth from 26 accounts last 2012 to triple digit numbers in 2018. He was able to engaged new prominent clients for PM, FM and Property Development Consultancy services which include clients from Cebu, Davao, Roxas in Panay island on top the recent take over of projects in Metro Manila. He is also instrumental for Chevron's nationwide savings generation across all terminal's gas depot and achieved 1 Million man-hours incident free operation last June 30 2018 that garnered safety recognition for Incident Free Safety Operation award for 3 consecutive years. To date, REMS is geared towards expansion in Visayas/Mindanao and the Northern Luzon sector where the real estate growth in Clark, Subic and Bulacan is in record high.  

Expertise

Real Estate Management Services, Project Management, Property and Facilities Management

Clients

Globe, Chevron, Petron, Australian Embassy, Canadian Embassy, New Zealand Embassy, World Bank, IFC, Sun Life of Canada, BDO Equitable, Daichi Properties, Robinsons Land, Security Bank, Ortigas & Co., SM Prime, Menarco, Pueblo de Panay, Norkis, Cobankiat, Keppel Center, Glaxo Smithkline, Buildcom, Enrison Development, Taft Properties, Damosa Land, Moldex Realty, Avenir, Inoza, Grandland, Sundance, Teleperformance,  Pico de Loro, General Motors, NASDAQ, Salustiana Tan Dy, Toyota, and others.

Education

HOSPITALITY FACILITIES AND SUSTAINABLE HOTEL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, USA 

REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
, Harvard Business School Executive Education, Boston Massachusetts, USA

MBA, Ateneo Graduate School of Business, Rockwell Center Maka​ti City

BS Civil Engineering, Mapua Institute of Technology, Intramuros Manila 

Post Graduate Studies: Property Development-De Lasalle University, College of St. Benilde, RCBC Plaza, Makati City

Project Management, National Engineering Center, University of the Philippines, Manila

Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, National Engineering Center, University of the Philippines, Manila

Land Management and Valuation, University of the Philippines Open University (units earned)

 

Affiliations & Memberships

United State Green Building Council- NCR Chapter Washington DC, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers Manila Chapter, Amercian Chamber of Commerce Member, European Chamber of Commerce Member, Makati Business Club Member, Red Cross Volunteer, Pollution Control Officer DENR-LLDA

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