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Colliers Grows Brokerage Services in Dallas

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DFW adds leading five-broker debt and structured finance team

Dallas, TX. August 1, 2022 – Colliers | U.S. announced today the addition of Shawn Givens, Will Givens, Robert Siddall, Ken Higgins and Bryce Finley. Industry-renowned veterans in debt and structured finance, the team joins Colliers in Dallas with a focus on national growth.

 

“It is a pleasure to join Colliers as the firm expands its footprint in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the globe,” said Shawn, vice chairman at Colliers. “Colliers’ worldwide representation, agency platform, commitment to exceptional results, and entrepreneurial mentality perfectly align with the culture we need to best advise our clients. We look forward to enhancing our delivery platform at the forefront of commercial lending.”

 

Advising as part of Colliers’ Debt and Equity platform, the team will play a key role in growing debt and structured finance services for national clients. The five brokers join Colliers from CBRE. Previously, Shawn owned and founded a national debt and equity firm acquired by CBRE in 2017. Leveraging 40 years of combined experience and over 3,000 completed commercial transactions, the group has brokered more than $12B in financing. The team is well versed in all asset types and programs nationally and has built a service delivery model on technology and efficiency.

“A team of this stature brings a powerful skill-set and further diversifies our brokerage capabilities and leadership in Dallas-Fort Worth,” said Daniel Taylor, executive managing director at Colliers. “We are thrilled to introduce this addition to our business and clients.”

 

Media Contacts:

Ashley Jeanes

PR & Communications Specialist | Southwest

ashley.jeanes@colliers.com

214-706-6053

 

Bryan Welch

Sr. Manager Public Relations & Communications | Southwest

bryan.welch@colliers.com

801-453-6819

 


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Shawn Givens

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Shawn Givens serves as the Vice Chairman for the Debt and Structured Finance division at Colliers’ Dallas-Fort Worth office, spearheading a growing national debt platform. His background includes over 20 years of commercial real estate brokerage and national debt placement with over $12+ billion in closed transactions across all asset types, with over 3,000 completed transactions. His extensive background and experience gives him the advantage of expanding the debt and equity platform in DFW and on a national level.

Prior to joining Colliers, Shawn was an Executive Vice President under CBRE. While at CBRE he drove the firms debt and equity operations.
Before CBRE, Shawn was a founding partner at Capstone Financial, where him and his team made Capstone the exclusive lender to Loopnet, Bravitas and exclusive commercial lender to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He was the driving force behind Capstones proprietary software and market lending closing times.

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William Givens

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William Givens is a Senior Vice President in the Dallas-Fort Worth Debt and Structured Finance division at Colliers. He specializes in structuring and negotiating real estate financing for corporate clients and real estate investors. He has an extensive background in business development, loan origination, and equity placement.

Prior to joining Colliers, William was a Vice President at CBRE’s brand Capstone Financial. Him and his team have originated, structured, and closed over $12+ billion in real estate loans for a broad range of commercial asset types including single and multi-tenant retail, multifamily, industrial, mixed-use, office, hospitality, and healthcare.

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Robert Siddall

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Robert is a Vice President in the Dallas-Fort Worth Debt and Structured Finance division at Colliers. Robert is well-versed in originating financing for investors, developers, and companies alike. With a primary focus on multifamily, retail, industrial, and office properties across the U.S. He brings creative strategy and solutions to the Debt & Structured Finance team.

Prior to joining Colliers, Robert was a Vice President on the CBRE Capstone team. His team has originated, structured, and closed over $8 billion in real estate loans for a broad range of commercial asset types.
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Ken Higgins

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Dallas

Ken is the Senior Analyst/Cheif Transaction Coordinator in the Dallas-Fort Worth Debt and Structured Finance division at Colliers. He brings a high-level skill set in managing the loan process, assisting with loan originations, and third party reports and underwriting. He has an excellent history of managing and closing a broad range of commercial asset types.

Prior to joining Colliers, Ken joined Capstone Financial in 2012, which was acquired by CBRE in 2017. During his time he managed and closed over $1 billion in real estate loans for a broad range of commercial asset types including single and multi-tenant retail, multifamily, industrial, mixed-use office, hospitality, and healthcare.

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Bryce Finley

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Dallas

Bryce is a Capital Markets Analyst in the Dallas-Fort Worth Debt and Structured Finance division at Colliers. He brings vast experience in underwriting an array of commercial asset types for specific financing solutions. Bryce is well versed in communication relationships with corporate clients, real estate investors, and lenders for the closing process.

Prior to joining Colliers, Bryce was a financial analyst at CBRE. At CBRE Bryce supported the placement of $500 million in commercial debt and equity. He and his team have originated, structured, and closed over $8 billion in real estate loans for a broad range of commercial asset types.

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