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Jim Roberts | Colliers | Detroit

Jim Roberts

Vice President

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Professional Summary

Since 2001, Jim has specialized in industrial, high tech, office and land in the Downriver and Western Wayne markets. Resourceful, action-oriented and results driven leader with expertise in all facets of commercial real estate, including sales and leasing, land parcel development, custom-build projects and comprehensive project and asset management. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business and financial objectives; adeptly liaise with all internal and external stakeholders. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and leading high-performing teams. Adaptable and proactive; quickly reprioritize under rapidly-changing conditions to meet deadlines and budgets. Earned stellar reputation; dedicated to proactively solving problems while delivering exceptional customer service.


  • Spearheaded completion and subsequent sale of 90k sq. ft. build-to-suit manufacturing headquarters: collaborated with client on site selection and purchase, led site-plan approval and general contractor bid process, negotiated contracts and successfully obtained 12-year property tax abatement from municipality.

  •  Directed completion and sale of 58k sq. ft. high-tech manufacturing headquarters: consolidated four smaller facilities, collaborated with client on site selection, land purchase, construction bid process and contracts negotiations; successfully obtained 12-year property tax abatement from municipality.


Henry Ford Community College - Associates Degree in Business Administration

Middleton Real Estate School - 2001 | State of Michigan Salesperson’s License

Sandler Training Center - 2004 | Sales Development Training



Memberships & Involvements

Commercial Board of REALTORS, Michigan Association of REALTORS, National Association of Realtors

Michigan Association of Realtors

National Board of Realtors

Ford Land Development Corporation’s Key Broker Program


Agazzi Development, Barrick Enterprises,  Creative Cement, Comerica Bank, D & G Building Company, D'Aloisio Masonry, Iverson Industries, Moretti Foundation, Persiconi Construction, Quality Pipe Products, Williams-Bayer Industries 



Asset Management, Corporate Transaction and Portfolio Management, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Location Advisory and Incentives, Project Leasing, Transactions Services, Bank REO, Development Consulting, Lease Advisory

Service Lines

Real Estate Management Services, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Corporate Capital Solutions

Property Type

Industrial, Office, Land

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