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Colliers U.S. Promotes Veteran Leader in Pittsburgh

John Bilyak Named Market Leader of Brokerage Operations


Pittsburgh - June 1, 2021 – Colliers | U.S. today announced that Colliers Pittsburgh Principal John Bilyak, CCIM, SIOR has accepted the position of Market Leader of Brokerage operations in Pittsburgh.


“My relationship  with Colliers spans many years beginning as an owner/operator and transitioning to a producer when Colliers ramped up investment in the Pittsburgh market through the purchase of our company.  Given my experience, I am particularly excited to take on this new level of responsibility at our flourishing business,” Bilyak said. “We have an excellent team in Pittsburgh that embodies the collaborative and entrepeneurial spirit of Colliers and I am confident that we can continue to elevate and grow our brand  as a providor of choice in this dynamic market.”


Current market leader Dick Cassetti will remainat Colliers, turning his attention full-time to his brokerage business.


Bilyak has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, with a focus on developing client relations, executing industrial brokerage assignments, site selection and real estate related consulting and market valuations. He will continue to serve his existing clients.


Prior to joining Colliers, John and his partners operated the Western Pennsylvania office of NAI Global and previous to that spent more than a dozen years with the Grubb & Ellis Company. An active member of the real estate community in Pittsburgh, John has won numerous awards from SIOR and currently serves as the chapter president and admissions chair for the region.


“Having such a well-respected leader with deep relationships lead our business in the market is a great fit for Colliers,” said Ryan Kratz, Colliers President, Southeast and Mid-Central Regions. “John is an accomplished professional who knows the market, our business and what clients in Pittsburgh are seeking. Under his leadership, we see significant, additional opportunity for Collliers in the region.”


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