Previously Global Capital Markets Director, Chris Pilgrim will be responsible for building scale across Asia Pacific
SINGAPORE, 10 November 2022 –- Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) has announced the appointment of Chris Pilgrim to Managing Director, Asia Pacific | Global Capital Markets, effective 1 January 2023.
Pilgrim will work collaboratively with Colliers’ Capital Markets professionals and regional country leaders to grow scale and the company’s capabilities in maximising cross-border potential for clients. Specifically, Pilgrim will focus on driving exceptional results for large institutional investors looking to deploy meaningful capital into varied direct and indirect real estate strategies.
Joining Colliers as Global Capital Markets Director in June 2021, Pilgrim has since successfully expanded the company’s global capital capabilities, transacting in multiple geographies and across all real estate asset classes, supporting globally in US$230 billion in transactions in the last three years. He is a proven market expert and has advised on inter-regional real estate investment between the EMEA, APAC and Americas regions in his 16-year career. He is currently based in London, but will relocate to Singapore with his family in early 2023.
“We are delighted to announce Chris’ appointment as Managing Director for Colliers’ Asia Pacific Capital Markets team. Chris has established himself not only as a trusted expert in global capital across all asset classes, but also a natural champion of our company values. I am confident that with his deep industry knowledge and strong relationships in capital across the region, Chris will be instrumental in accelerating our success in Asia,” said John Kenny, Chief Executive Officer | Asia Pacific.
“Our clients benefit by us being adaptive in understanding the right capital for specific assignments, as well as identifying new capital sources around the world. It is Colliers’ unique ability to work collaboratively with its cross-border clients not just in capital markets, but across our holistic offering of service lines, and that is the reason why we continue to realise growth opportunities. It is an extraordinarily exciting time to be a part of the Asia Pacific Capital Markets team, especially when the region is experiencing such growth,” said Pilgrim.