CRE Magazine published a list of 100 most influential persons on the Russian commercial real estate market in 2012. The third position in the rating of consulting companies was taken by Nikolay Kazanskiy, CEO of Colliers International.

Key selection criteria for CRE 100 are professional activities, current projects, and deals. Additionally, the following parameters are taken into consideration: professional awards, company’s market development, and personal qualities of the candidates.

Among others, federal officials are present in the CRE rating: Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Kozak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Igor Slyunyaev, Minister of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, Sergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow and others.
CRE 100 also included managers representing big development businesses in Russia, e.g., Lee Timmins, Senior Managing Director of Hines Russia, Sergey Kalinin, CEO and Board Chairman of Hals Development, Samvel Karapetyan, CEO of Tashir Group and others.