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Colliers David Lockwood appointed SIOR Global Vice President

After serving a one-year term as vice president, Lockwood will serve as president-elect for a year and then step into the presidency of SIOR in the fall of 2023

Columbia, SC, May 7, 2021 – David Lockwood, SIOR, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Colliers | South Carolina, has been elected Vice President of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) Global. 

SIOR recently elected its 2021-2022 officers during its annual spring world conference, TransACT 360, which was held virtually this year. The elected officers will be installed in Nashville, TN prior to CREate 360, SIOR's annual fall world conference that is currently scheduled to be held in-person October 14-16, 2021.

Since the 1980s, 10 Colliers professionals have served as President of SIOR global. In the last 20 years, Colliers ranked #1 among the leading commercial real estate firms for having the most SIOR members nationally and the most SIOR Global members.

Lockwood attained his SIOR designation in 1990. He has served as past President of the Carolinas SIOR Chapter and has been active within SIOR on a national level including serving two terms on the Board of Directors and chairing numerous committees related to governance, education and membership. Additionally, he served as a member of the SIOR Foundation Board of Trustees and served eight years as SIOR’s representative on the National Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee. In total, he has held more than 20 roles within the SIOR organization.

At Colliers, Lockwood’s primary areas of expertise include brokerage management, market analyses, lease negotiations, corporate services and consultative brokerage. He has been with Colliers since 1986, starting as an office brokerage associate before progressing to managing the Columbia leasing division of Colliers | South Carolina and eventually being promoted to his current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and serving as the Market President for the Columbia, SC market.

In addition to receiving his SIOR designation, Lockwood holds CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) designations. He currently serves as a Commissioner of the South Carolina Real Estate Commission, representing the 2nd Congressional District, and is the immediate past Chair of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Clemson University Board of Visitors and serves on the Student Engagement Committee. 

About Colliers

Colliers | South Carolina has over 145 staff members, including 62 licensed real estate professionals, covering the entire state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. 2020 brokerage volume exceeded $533 million, which included 456 sales and leasing transactions. In addition to traditional commercial real estate representation services for our clients, the company is actively engaged in Corporate Solutions and Healthcare Services. Colliers is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and is the largest manager of commercial real estate properties in South Carolina, with a portfolio of over 16 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff hold 49 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina. Colliers | South Carolina’s partner, LCK, provides project management services for new facilities and renovations across South Carolina.

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

About SIOR

The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry's top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation. Today, there are more than 3,400 SIOR members in 42 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Liz McCary, Vice President of Marketing
Colliers | South Carolina
Phone: 803-401-4269