Executive Vice President, Principal | Omaha
Ed is a highly seasoned and successful professional with over 20 years of commercial real estate experience. He has an outstanding track record of delivering top-notch results and specializes in larger, more complex transactions. In 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, and 2007 Ed earned the firm’s “Broker of the Year” award and was named a Colliers International 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Everest Award recipient, recognizing the top 10 percent of producers nationally each year. During his career Ed has personally completed transactions totaling over $1 billion.
Ed joined Colliers International in Omaha in early 2001 as an Associate in the Advisory Services Group. He was promoted to Senior Associate in 2002, to Vice President in 2005, to Senior Vice President in 2008 and to Executive Vice President in 2016. Ed’s primary focus includes property sales, office leasing and tenant representation.
In 1995 Ed joined First Union Corporation in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a vice president. During his first five years at First Union, Ed successfully built a 12 person consulting team which focused on First Union’s Capital Markets activities, as the underlying businesses grew more than tenfold.
Ed began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in the International Bank Supervision area. During his eight-year tenure, Ed received six promotions and quickly worked his way to Examining Officer, where he led a team of 21 professionals. While at the New York Fed, Ed frequently interacted with senior and executive management of large banking institutions on a variety of supervisory and business topics. Ed also received two President’s Awards for Excellence from the New York Fed.
2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 Colliers International Everest Award Recipient
2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008 and 2007 Broker of the Year Award
2017 Inductee into Midwest Real Estate News’ Commercial Real Estate Hall
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 CoStar Power Broker - Office Leasing Transactions
2017, 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012 CoStar Power Broker - Sales Transactions
2009 and 2008 Grubb & Ellis National Circle of Excellence
Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University, Cum Laude
Memberships & Involvements
Broadmoor Development, CHI Health, EverWest, Home Instead Senior Care, Lionstone, LNR Partners, New Street Properties, Oriental Trading Company, and Vacanti & Randazzo Companies