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Central Carolina REALTORS® Association 2020 Commercial Circle of Excellence Award Recipients

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Columbia, SC – Colliers | South Carolina is pleased to announce that 12 of its brokerage professionals have been recognized as Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (CCRA) 2020 Commercial Circle of Excellence award recipients.

The Circle of Excellence is an award program for CCRA members to be recognized for their superior production in central South Carolina in various categories. Members of the Colliers team received 19 out of the 21 awards for brokerage professionals across the region.

The production award recipients include:

Chuck Salley, SIOR | Top Sales Producer
Tommy Johnson, SIOR | Top Leasing Producer
Chuck Salley, SIOR | Overall Top Sales and Leasing Producer
Thomas Beard, Dave Mathews, SIOR,  John Peebles and
Chuck Salley, SIOR | Sales Transaction of the Year

The Gold Level recipients are, in alphabetical order:

Thomas Beard
Tommy Johnson, SIOR
Dave Mathews, SIOR
Henry Roe
Chuck Salley, SIOR
Craig Waites

The Silver Level recipient is:

Allen Wilkerson, SIOR, CCIM

The Bronze Level recipients are, in alphabetical order:

Neel Keenan
Ryan McCue
John Peebles
Rox Pollard
Mary Winter Teaster

“As a CCRA member, REALTORS ® are held to high ethical standards and stand out from other commercial real estate professionals in the central South Carolina region,” said David Lockwood, SIOR, CCIM, CRE, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Colliers | South Carolina. “The Circle of Excellence is a prestigious honor that recognizes the hard work, dedication and commitment to the community that these professionals embody.”


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Tommy Johnson

Vice President

Columbia

I am a Vice President of Colliers International | South Carolina.  I have been with Colliers since 2003 with my primary focus on office properties. My principal concentration is representing landlords of multi-tenant office buildings. I also consult with and represent clients requiring assistance with the buying, leasing and selling of office properties.

As a very analytical person, I strive to understand the details of each client’s unique goals and objectives to maximize the value and effectiveness of my clients’ real estate decisions through the in-depth review of market data and analytical models. I enjoy solving problems and finding creative ways to help my clients win. 
 

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Dave Mathews

Vice President

Columbia

As part of the Colliers platform of services, I serve both tenants and landlords with their respective industrial  needs. I assist tenants with comprehensive site selection, acquisitions and dispositions and lease negotiations. In addition, I offer similar services to institutional landlords, which include strategic planning, detailed reporting and market analysis, marketing and lease/sale negotiations. I work with an integral team and find that our teamwork is one of our biggest advantages in completing deals for our clients that exceed their expectations.

Working in industrial brokerage, I have the opportunity to see the vast progress of companies and help to play a part in a client’s business development. I find that, for me, success is finding the best possible outcome for a client within their constraints and knowing that I have brought significant value to their growth.

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Rox Pollard

Vice President & Director of Retail Services Team

Columbia

I specialize in the sale, leasing, and development consultation of retail properties across the state.  I manage the Colliers SC Retail Team, which delivers retail brokerage and consultation services to clients through Colliers’ four South Carolina offices. 

I pride myself in my ability to maintain excellent communication with my clients throughout the entire real estate process and even after a transaction is completed.  I find that success in my work is defined by making sure that when it is all said and done my clients had an enjoyable and profitable experience.  I consider my relationship with my clients as a partnership to help them achieve their goals.

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Henry Roe

Vice President

Columbia

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Chuck Salley

Managing Director

Columbia

I have experience in all aspects of industrial brokerage including: leasing, sales, build-to-suit, site acquisition, investment sales and consulting. I have been with Colliers since 1981 and have completed over 1,500 transactions in my career. I am an expert in the industrial market and am proud to have represented many national and international companies with their real estate needs in the greater Columbia market. I have also provided valuable consulting work, site acquisition and leasing services for many national developers including: Magnus Development Partners, Scannell Properties, Collett Industrial, Panatonni Development, Red Rock Development, Kirco and Miller Valentine Group.

I am inspired by the drive of my clients and customers to grow their businesses, create jobs and invest in our community. I enjoy the thrill of taking on the challenge to find real estate solutions for them to help them progress their business goals.  My experience in Columbia gives me a solid platform to deliver solutions that enable these companies to grow.

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Craig Waites

Managing Director

Columbia

I have been with Colliers since 1995, specializing in site selection, land brokerage and the sale of retail/owner-occupied properties. I have completed over 425 transactions with a cumulative value of $350 million.

My niche and expertise are in land valuation, planning and the entitlement process in order to enhance value for land owners. I have extensive zoning efforts, permitting, consultation and predevelopment issues associated with area muncipalities and the South Carolina Department of Transportation.Transportation.

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Allen Wilkerson

Vice President

Columbia

I specialize in consulting services, office leasing advisory and commercial property acquisition advisory. My expertise is in representing, or consulting for, local ownership entities, regional and national real estate investment trusts (REITs) and private equity funds. My goal is to provide guidance that assists in better business planning, strategic analysis and asset appreciation.

I believe it’s imperative to fully understand a client’s vision in order to help them meet both their short-term and long-term objectives. My goal is to listen closely and provide sound guidance.

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Neel Keenan

Senior Vice President

Columbia

I have been associated with Colliers International | South Carolina since 1975 and am currently the Senior Vice President of the firm. Working with investment sales and single-net lease clients, I bring buyers and sellers together who have an interest in investment properties. Having worked in the commercial real estate industry for over 42 years, I love building relationships with my clients and being able to deliver the best customer service to meet their needs with a very straightforward approach. I believe that honesty plays a big role in the client-broker relationship and that clients appreciate someone who is on their side. In this business, clients may come and go, but I take pride in the fact that many of my relationships with clients are long-lasting because I strive to always go the extra mile for them.

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Thomas Beard

Vice President

Columbia

I specialize in leasing, user sales and investment sales of industrial properties.

Since a young age, I have had a profound interest in and exposure to commercial real estate. I have long found industrial brokerage to be intriguing because it serves as the foundation of many different types of businesses and processes. It is very rewarding to have the opportunity to play a role in the goals and progress of each of our clients as a trusted industrial services advisor.

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Mary Teaster

Senior Brokerage Associate

Columbia

My focus is local office brokerage, with a focus on tenant representation as well as buyer and seller representation. 

I have over 40 years of experience in the the Midlands business community and I strive to bring a positive attitude and passion for the area and its attributes. As a problem solver with “big picture” vision, my professional and personal strength is networking and establishing strong relationships. I possess extensive experience in working with small business owners, professionals and non-profit organizations.

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