Managing Director | Greece & Serbia
Ana is the Managing Director for Greece and Serbia, covering as well the markets of Cyprus, FYROM and Montenegro.
She has a wide active knowledge in the arena of real estate management and project & account management and has successfully led a number of large scale mixed-use properties and portfolio projects from concept stage to completion. Ana’s multi-faceted background in real estate consulting and commercial real estate law allows for the delivery of customized business processes of public and private sector clients.
Ana has a wealth experience acting on behalf of private and institutional investors in the region by providing tailored made strategic planning and consulting services. Through a passionate commitment to providing clients with exceptional service, Ana has an unmatched track record of attracting institutional investor interest by creating business investment opportunities and uncovering the full potential of each scenario at every stage.
She has the ability to coordinate diversified groups of both clients and colleagues and provide strategic real estate solutions supported by detailed market, financial and operational analysis.
Prior to joining Colliers, as lawyer by education Ana was working at one of the leading firms in Serbia. She specialized in company law and commercial law, while also participating in the privatization process of public companies in Serbia and is member of the Bar.
Ana has successfully not only created strategic partnerships with first time clients but also has maintained strong, referring relationships with returning partners through performance management. Her ability to adapt and implement individual targeted course of action approaches, ensures the successful execution and viability assessment of multi phase integrated real estate projects.
In May 2014, the Colliers International team lead by Ana was involved with the biggest retail transaction of 200 million euros in the Serbian market. At the same time, her team in Greece was engaged in the Hellenikon Privatization Project by providing real estate advisory services to Elbit Cochin Island, one of the foreign bidders competing in what’s considered to be the largest investment project worldwide. In 2012, she drove the team that completed the first Privatization Deal in the Greek market by acting as a trusted partner on behalf of the Greek State.
She has successfully advised: Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance of UAE, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada, IMF, KanAmGrund, Clayton | Euro Risk, BlackRock, Millennium Bank, HSBC London, Hudson Advisors, Piraeus Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Delta Bank, Bluehouse Capital, Big CEE, Ashtrom, Plaza Centers, MK Group, Rudnap Group.
As a result, Ana and her team in Colliers International Greece received two awards for "Best Real Estate Agency Europe" and "Best Real Estate Agency Greece" at the regional European Property Awards 2014 that took place in London, part of the long established International Property Awards. Ana and the Greek team are declared visionary regional and local winners as a result of their executive leadership, expansive presence, collaborative team work and impressive track record.
Her strong dedication to her company and team, and her passion in what she does made her a nominee finalist in award categories "Leadership", "Service Excellence" and "Spirit of Colliers" at the EMEA Awards organized by Colliers International.
MA in Southeastern Europe, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
Law School, University of Belgrade,Serbia
Memberships & Involvements
BAR Association of Serbia, BAR Association of Belgrade, Member of Hellenic – Serbian Union of Commerce and Industry, Lawyers for Democracy, Youth Initiative for Human Rights, Member of the Yoga Association Athens, Serbian Community in Greece, Vice-President, Amcham
Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Finance of UAE, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada, IMF, KanAmGrund, Clayton, Blackrock, Millennium Bank, HSBC London, Hudson Advisors, Piraeus Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Delta Bank, Bluehouse Capital, Big Cee, Ashtrom, Plaza Centers, MK Group, Rudnap Group.
“Ms. Vukovic is knowledgeable, focused and determined. I admire her frankness, unvarnished advice and attention to client needs. Her team members with whom this embassy worked are dedicated and hard-working.” Ambassador Peck, Embassy of Canada in Athens
“Colliers team has shown responsiveness, commitment and professionalism in their approach. Specifically, Ana and her team have shown their ability to adjust to the client needs in a flexible yet consistent manner.” Ioannis Xanthopoulos, Bluehouse Capital
“It is my pleasure to congratulate the excellent work of Ana Vukovic and her team – in such a short timeframe they were able to submit their contents along with a profound and comprehensive analysis, in a higher echelon than expected.” Oren Kolton, Elbit Cochin Island
“I found Colliers to be very helpful, there was an appreciation that we as the client could only provide limited information and were operating to a tight timescale. They used their best endeavours to deliver a quality report working out of normal office hours in order to meet aggressive deadlines.” Clayton | Eurorisk
“Working with Colliers is a great experience of how to exceed the set goals through deep expertise, constructive collaboration and high standards of professionalism” Christian Thomas, KPMG Advisors SA
"Ana and her team has been very helpful with our company's needs. The mix of high quality professionalism and thorough response that goes the extra mile , makes Colliers a true partner rather than a service provider." Dimitris Zontanos, Lamda Development SA
“Colliers, has been very productive & responsive to DuPont’s high standards during the relocation project. We recommend Colliers International as a reliable & trustworthy choice.” DuPont Hellas S.A
“The service provided by Colliers to Hollister Greece for the selection of the new HQs in Athens, was of high quality, professionalism and a partnership approach towards the satisfaction of Hollister needs. All in all we are very pleased that Colliers supported the new office selection resulting in a high standard location with also a competitive lease fee.” Anastasia Paraskevopoulou, Hollister Greece S.A.
Zorica has joined Colliers International office Nis in March 2010 as a Real Estate Consultant specializing in the temporary residence procedure for foreign nationals seconded to Serbia. This is a new part of the property management service line in Colliers International, therefore Zorica's experience is very important for the further development of Colliers' PM services in Nis.
Even prior to her employment with Colliers, Zorica had established long term cooperation with local authorities as well as with the clients such as Philip Morris expatriate emploees, in order to ensure business partnership necessary for timely processing of all relevant requests and procedures.
Key Account and Operations Manager | Serbia
Ilija is responsible for expanding relationships with existing clients and developing relationships with new clients by implementing his knowledge and experience in a manner which builds upon Colliers standards, unifies the valuable knowledge of all team members and identifies opportunities for fresher approaches to meeting and managing clients’ needs. Ilija works with an extremely professional and dedicated team of highly experienced and motivated experts who are market leaders and responsible for adding value and delivering best solutions to all clients and market participants.
Ilija joined Colliers International in August of 2014 in the Valuation and Advisory Services (VAS) department. During his time with the VAS team, Ilija was responsible for carrying out comprehensive and detailed valuation and advisory reports for commercial and residential properties, covering the markets of Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. By always acting as a true partner and advisor to clients, surpassing real estate appraisals and consultancy, Ilija is best known for exceeding client expectations and providing a high level of service excellence.
In 2019, for his dedication, professional maturity and great impact in contribution, Ilija was promoted to Key Account and Operations Manager, now handling the company’s key accounts and operations. He now ensures stable and structured performance according to the Colliers’ values as a main focus for the company’s economic growth and performance.
Vladan Karanfilov is a part of Colliers International, on a position of Associate within Real Estate Management Services.
Vladan is involved in managing residential properties as well as cooperating in a professional manner with most reputable clients. Vladan performs daily in order to provide the client a better quality of service, in terms of maintaining the facility, administrative duties, processing payable-receivable accounts and also responding to all client inquiries and other general requests.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Vladan has been working for architectural bureau “UrbanPro” in Belgrade, where he was involved in many complex projects. Some of his responsibilities were to design the best architectural solutions, prepare technical documentation, and also exercising supervision on the construction site.
During his studies, Vladan worked part-time for architectural bureau “GS architects” in Zambia. Part of his activities was the preparation of technical drawings and 3D models in order to improve presentation quality.
Milica joined Colliers in 2019. She currently serves as a Consultant in Commercial Real Estate Advisory and Brokerage Services for Colliers office in Belgrade.
Milica has experience in all aspects of managing a building asset and organization of property maintenance. Her current responsibilities include managing relationships and daily communication with property owners and tenants, assistance in daily communication with, preparing and analyzing documentation for, as well as develop and maintain trusting relationships with clients, property owners, tenants, vendors, and subcontractors.
She is highly resourceful, proactive, and has surprising knowledge of the processes and procedures involved in the sensitivity and special requirements of the clients. Milica is also well versed in the analysis of property documentation and lease management, as well as writing comprehensive technical reports on the realization of the works making her a great asset to the Colliers team.