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David Lockwood appointed SIOR Global Vice President


After serving a one-year term as vice president, Lockwood will serve as president-elect for a year and then step into the presidency of SIOR in the fall of 2023

Charleston/Columbia/Greenville/Spartanburg, SC – David Lockwood, CRE CCIM SIOR, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Colliers | South Carolina, has been elected Vice President of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR) Global. 

SIOR recently elected its 2021-2022 officers during its annual spring world conference, TransACT 360, which was held virtually this year. The elected officers will be installed in Nashville, TN prior to CREate 360, SIOR's annual fall world conference that is currently scheduled to be held in person October 14-16, 2021.

Since the 1980s, 10 Colliers professionals have served as President of SIOR global. In the past 20 years, Colliers ranked No. 1 among the leading commercial real estate firms for having the most SIOR members nationally and globally.

Lockwood attained his SIOR designation in 1990. He has served as past President of the Carolinas SIOR Chapter and has been active within SIOR on a national level including serving two terms on the Board of Directors and chairing numerous committees related to governance, education and membership. Additionally, he served as a member of the SIOR Foundation Board of Trustees and served eight years as SIOR’s representative on the National Association of REALTORS® Executive Committee. In total, he has held more than 20 roles within the SIOR organization. 

At Colliers, Lockwood’s primary areas of expertise include brokerage management, market analyses, lease negotiations, corporate services and consultative brokerage. He has been with Colliers since 1986, starting as an office brokerage associate before progressing to managing the Columbia leasing division of Colliers | South Carolina and eventually being promoted to his current role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and serving as the Market President for the Columbia, SC market.

In addition to receiving his SIOR designation, Lockwood holds CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) and CRE (Counselor of Real Estate) designations. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the South Carolina Real Estate Commission and is a Commissioner representing the 2nd Congressional District. He is the immediate past Chair of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Clemson University Board of Visitors and serves on the Student Engagement Committee. 

About SIOR
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR) is the leading society for industrial and office real estate professionals. Individuals who earn their SIOR designation adhere to the highest levels of accountability and ethical standards. Only the industry's top professionals qualify for the SIOR designation. Today, there are more than 3,400 SIOR members in 42 countries.

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David Lockwood

Executive Vice President and COO | South Carolina


I have a great appreciation for business competition and enjoy helping our team members win. This has been relevant in my career in brokerage activities with our clients and now with my approach to management. I enjoy seeing the success of people within Colliers who apply a strong work ethic and perservere to win assignments. I possess a strong passion for helping our clients achieve their goals whether it is in leasing space or determining solutions to complicated real estate matters. 

I am very active in numerous real estate organizations. I am a South Carolina Real Estate Commissioner. I am currently the Vice President of SIOR Global and will assume the role of President-Elect in October 2022.

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