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Colliers | U.S. Names Veteran Market Leader in Oakland

Tony Burnett joins company to lead Brokerage in thriving market


Oakland, Calif. August 2, 2021 – Colliers | U.S. today announced that Tony Burnett has joined Colliers | U.S. as Executive Managing Director and Market Leader in Oakland, California. In his new role, Tony will oversee all Brokerage operations in the market with a heightened focus on winning new business and recruiting the best talent in the industry.


“Colliers’ unique culture empowers an entrepreneurial mindset that allows the company to standout in the industry,” said Burnett. “I am very excited to be a part of this well-known global brand and partner with its strong leadership team and top-tier brokers.”

Burnett brings more than 25 years of management experience to Colliers. He has spent the last 15 years at CBRE, rising from a vice president for advisory and transaction services to leading the sales management program across the Asia Pacific region, and most recently serving as senior director, portfolio services, responsible for driving Enterprise Account business. Prior to CBRE, he worked for well-regarded global companies such as Hilton Hotels and UBS Financial Services.


“Attracting another high-caliber industry leader to Colliers is further proof of our strong position in the industry and our commitment to offering our clients unmatched service,” said Kevin Morgan, President | Northwest/North Central Region Brokerage and Head of Agency Leasing . “I am looking forward to seeing Colliers’ success in this all-important market under Tony’s leadership.”


About Colliers International


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. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. 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.


For further information, please contact: 


Elliot Golan
Phone: 818 571 0540