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Jake Smart is a Vice President in Colliers’ Silicon Valley office. Jake is a founding partner of Colliers' Silicon Valley Agency Services, which provides real estate advisory to a wide range of institutional owners, developers, and technology companies in the Greater Silicon Valley. In his spare time, Jake also serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB).
Jake received his B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2014. After doing some travel, he moved to San Francisco where he spent the next few years in an enterprise sales role at technology startup, Yelp. Jake has been with Colliers since 2017.
From 2017 to 2021, Jake was a member of Occupier Services Bay Area (OSBA) in Silicon Valley. He was involved in all aspects of corporate real estate transactions teaming with an exceptional group of brokers, financial analysts, and project coordinators to offer comprehensive brokerage solutions to corporate occupier clients. With this background, Jake offers a unique skillset to institutional ownership groups as a strategic advisor on Silicon Valley asset leasing.
Some of Jake’s hobbies include golfing, traveling, biking, and skiing. Jake currently resides in San Francisco, CA.
Colliers Presidents Club - 2021
Colliers Broker of the Month - January 2021
Saint Mary’s College of California
Bachelor of Science in Finance and Entrepreneurship
Magna Cum Laude
Memberships & Involvements
Board Member, Association of Silicon Valley Brokers (ASVB)
Corenet Global Young Leaders
NAIOP Developing Leaders
Senior Vice President
John Colyar is a Senior Vice President in the Colliers Silicon Valley office. John partners with Colliers Silicon Valley Agency Services to provide real estate advisory to a wide range of institutional owners, developers, and technology companies in the Silicon Valley. John's extensive experience working with high growth startups to global corporations provides a value service line to both Landlord operators and Tenants in developing a tailored real estate strategy to meet their needs.
John joined Colliers International in 2012 after competing domestically and internationally as a professional golfer, upon graduation from Santa Clara University. While at Santa Clara, John was a two time all West Coast Conference selection and Team Captain of the nationally ranked men’s golf team. Professionally, John spent six years competing on the Canadian, Korn Ferry, and South African tours.
John took his leadership skill, discipline, and work ethic to Colliers International following his professional golf career.
John is actively connected with Santa Clara University, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation. At Santa Clara, he is a Bronco Bench Trustee and was involved in the inception of Santa Clara University’s Mentorship Program. This program partners existing Santa Clara student athletes with Silicon Valley professionals, in a mentorship relationship, to prepare for life after college.
John resides in Willow Glen with his wife Jessica, and daughter Claire.
Senior Vice President
Kyle Portal is a Senior Vice President in Colliers’ Silicon Valley office. Kyle partners with Colliers’ Silicon Valley Agency Services to provide real estate advisory to a wide range of institutional owners, developers and technology companies in the Greater Silicon Valley.
A primary objective of Kyle’s is establishing and retaining long lasting relationships built on genuine trust while executing all client goals. He is a devoted, hard-working individual determined to represent institutional landlord's at the highest of levels.
Graduating from San José State University as a dean scholar, Kyle has developed a work ethic that surpasses all clients’ expectations. Kyle understands the entirety of a business, and the importance of teamwork through previous management positions at the San Jose Country Club and a financial advisor internship at Merrill Lynch of San Jose. His skills will directly benefit any organization with corporate real estate concerns.
Some of Kyle’s hobbies include traveling, snowboarding, mountain biking and golf. He currently resides in Los Gatos, CA with his wife Valentina and dog Zion.