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Colliers International appoints U.S. capital markets leaders

David Amsterdam and David Kotansky named Co-Heads of U.S. Capital Markets business

NEW YORK AND PORTLAND, OR, January 14, 2019—Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced that David Amsterdam, President - Investments, Leasing and Eastern Region | USA, and David Kotansky, Managing Director | Portland, have been tapped to lead the company’s U.S. Capital Markets platform.

“Colliers strives to be a commercial real estate services and investment management firm of choice for businesses looking to accelerate their success,” said Gil Borok, Colliers’ Chief Operating Officer | U.S. Operations. “I have no doubt that under their leadership, our Capital Markets platform will add great value to our growing business and be a strategic asset for our professionals across the U.S.”

In addition to their current responsibilities, these two dynamic leaders will work in partnership with Colliers’ capital markets professionals to provide more coordinated, industry-leading investment and financing services to clients, helping them maximize their investment returns.

Amsterdam’s background in both global brokerage and public REIT vehicles, in addition to his leadership roles in the commercial real estate services industry, will help ensure Colliers provides best-in-class solutions to investor and landlord clients across the U.S. 

“We are well-positioned to take advantage of future opportunities and further expand in this space in the years to come,” said Amsterdam. “I am excited to work with David to continue to strengthen this platform.”

Known for his expertise and creativity in property and asset management, Kotansky’s background working with institutional clients provides valuable insight for Colliers’ investor and landlord clients as well as its professionals. 

“Growing our Capital Markets business has been a top priority for us,” said Kotansky. “As we continue to evolve it at an incredible pace, we stand to gain even greater market share, business wins and additional top-tier talent all while offering our clients the highest level of service.”

About Colliers International Group Inc. 

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is a top tier global real estate services and investment management company operating in 69 countries with a workforce of more than 13,000 professionals. Colliers is the fastest-growing publicly listed global real estate services and investment management company, with 2017 corporate revenues of $2.3 billion ($2.7 billion including affiliates). With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership and control, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide, and through its investment management services platform, has more than $25 billion of assets under management from the world’s most respected institutional real estate investors. 

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice to accelerate the success of its clients. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 13 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers is ranked the number one property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

Colliers is led by an experienced leadership team with significant equity ownership and a proven record of delivering more than 20% annualized returns for shareholders, over more than 20 years.

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Colliers Contact:

Gil Borok
Chief Operating Officer | U.S. Operations
+1 818 325 4104