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Colliers hires another industry leader to strengthen its office leasing capability in West India.

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Colliers announced the appointment of Srikanth Nookala as Senior Director for its Office Services teams based in Mumbai.


MUMBAI, INDIA, MAY 17, 2022Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm Colliers (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced the appointment of Srikanth Nookala as Senior Director for its Office Services teams based in Mumbai, effective immediately. Srikanth joins from JLL India to further strengthen Colliers' capabilities in the region.  

Bringing his diverse expertise across the real estate sector, Srikanth will collaborate with Office Services senior leaders in Mumbai to nurture new client opportunities and provide innovative services while expanding our existing client network.

An industry expert and trusted industry leader with more than a decade of experience, Srikanth has a track record of driving exceptional results for clients. Prior to this, Srikanth headed Strategic Consulting for West India and also was Head of India for the Centre of Excellence function at JLL. Earlier in his career, he has worked with firms like McKinsey & Company and Barclays.

With a track record of advising and servicing many large clients, Srikanth is also an expert in identifying strategies to drive business growth. He has spearheaded numerous growth initiatives for JLL India as a senior internal strategist in the CEO’s office. He has experience in business development, client relationship management, strategy, corporate development (M&A and partnerships) and business transformation.

Srikanth has been a frontrunner for driving innovative strategies leading to business transformation as a market leader.  As part of the office services team in Mumbai, he will collaborate with Office Services senior leaders in Mumbai to nurture new client opportunities and provide innovative services while expanding Colliers’ existing client network. As a local market expert, he will drive exceptional results for clients and Colliers.

Ramesh Nair, Chief Executive Officer, India and Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Colliers,  commented: “I am delighted to welcome Srikanth to the Colliers team to drive the business growth of our office leasing business in Mumbai. Srikanth is a great collaborator and has been instrumental in building and driving customized client solutions enabling all stakeholders to make important  business decisions. In our journey of building an exceptional talent pool of motivated high performers, I am excited to onboard experts like Srikanth who are goal-oriented with a client-focused approach to enhance our value proposition”.


Srikanth Nookala added: “I am thrilled to join Colliers’ fast growing Office Services business and be a part of the firm’s exciting growth journey. The office real estate segment is witnessing a strong bounce back post COVID-19. What makes it interesting is the shift in occupier expectations to support the ongoing revolution in Ways of Working. I hope I will be able to add value to clients by tapping on my years of experience in real estate, management consulting and investment banking. I am looking forward to begin working alongside some of the industry’s best and brightest”.


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About Colliers

Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 62 countries, our 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. For more than 27 years, our experienced leadership with significant inside ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of 20% for shareholders. With annual revenues of $4.3 billion and $57 billion of assets under management, Colliers maximizes the potential of property and real assets to accelerate the success of our clients, our investors and our people.

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Ramesh Nair

Chief Executive Officer | India

Managing Director, Market Development | Asia

Mumbai (Corporate Office)

Ramesh has over 24 years of experience in consulting across top-tier International Property Consultants (IPCs). As the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), India & Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh drives Colliers India’s overall direction, strategy and growth. He is responsible for developing new client relationships, ensuring consistently superior levels of service delivery, and incubating new specializations. Having worked across diverse asset classes such as office, land, warehousing, industrial, retail, residential, data centers, and hotels advising leading domestic and multinational owners, investors, and occupiers, he aligns all business lines towards the firm’s strategy internally and externally.

He develops a country-wide growth plan, manages revenues, operating expenses, and profitability to drive results, identify trends, and take corrective action. Ramesh also creates our workforce to provide innovative future solutions and help clients define and deliver successful real estate projects of the highest quality. As Managing Director, Market Development, Asia, Ramesh uses his considerable industry experience to add value beyond the boundaries of India and develop services, expand client relationships, and attract other talented professionals to the company. Ramesh also serves on the Colliers Asia Executive Board.

Before joining Colliers, Ramesh served as the CEO & Country Head of JLL India, where he oversaw the work and outputs of ~12,000 professionals working across transactions, consulting, and annuity businesses. During his tenure, he successfully grew the company to record heights. Previously, Ramesh held other leadership positions at JLL, such as COO – India; MD - West India; South India Markets Head; India Head of Land; MD – Industrial; MD – Chennai; and MD – Hyderabad. Ramesh was one of the youngest International Directors and Country Heads of JLL globally. He has also been a member of the Asia Pacific Executive Board of JLL and the J8, a group of JLL’s eight most prominent countries in terms of profits and revenues globally amongst 80 countries.

Easily one of the most recognizable persons in real estate in India, Ramesh is one of the influential thought leaders in the Industry. He has written widely for prominent publications like the Times of India and Economic Times. He frequently appears on business shows across leading business channels such as CNBC.

A firm believer in the value of education, he has been a guest lecturer at prestigious institutes such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Kolkata, ISB Hyderabad, JBIMS, and SP Jain.


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