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Colliers Mortgage Expands in Seattle

Veteran debt expert Jim Schneider and team join Colliers to lead regional business

Seattle, April 30, 2021 – Leading global commercial real estate services and investment management firm Colliers announced today that Jim Schneider has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Northwest Region Production Manager for Colliers Mortgage. Colliers Mortgage provides specialty debt financing for multifamily, healthcare and senior housing real estate through U.S. Government-Sponsored Enterprises.

“I am excited to be joining a company with a sterling reputation for going above and beyond to uncover opportunities for its clients,” Schneider said. “We’re looking forward to working with Colliers’ local teams to streamline the client experience by providing additional solutions for them to access funding for real estate investments.”

Joining Schneider are team members:

  • Madeleine Roach – Vice President, Production HUD
  • William “Wim” Roach – Vice President, Production Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac
  • Brian Lorenz – Senior Underwriter HUD, Production Conventional Capital Products
  • Shawn Needham – Analyst

The team will partner with Colliers’ regional multifamily investment sales teams to help grow the Colliers platform of full-service real estate investment solutions throughout the region. Schneider comes to Colliers with more than 20 years of multifamily origination experience, having directly originated more than $5 billion in debt throughout his career using HUD, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, as well as other conventional products. Prior to joining Colliers, he ran a national HUD platform for JLL, and previously held progressively more senior roles throughout the real estate finance industry.

“Jim and team are known for their ability to provide comprehensive and innovative solutions for structuring even the most complex transactions,” said Colliers Mortgage Chief Operating Officer Hal Collett. “This expansion of our services in the Pacific Northwest reflects our commitment to building the Colliers national agency debt platform to accelerate the success of our clients and professionals.”

About Colliers International

Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment. Learn more about how we accelerate success at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

About Colliers Mortgage

Colliers Mortgage is a full-service, nationwide mortgage banking firm, approved FHA MAP and LEAN lender and a Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) lender, specializing in providing access to federal agency loan programs for the acquisition, refinance, construction or rehabilitation for a multitude of property types. Colliers Mortgage also holds designation as a lender/partner with the USDA under the Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program. Additionally, as an approved Ginnie Mae seller/servicer, they provide loan servicing for their mortgages and currently service in excess of $8.0 billion of loans.