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Colliers Hires Industry Veteran to Support Client Success

New York, NY - February 15, 2023 – Colliers | U.S. announced today that it has hired Ken Manke as Executive Vice President, Enterprise Clients, Occupier Services | Americas.

An industry veteran, Manke brings more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience to the role. He will be based in New York. In his new role, Manke will be responsible for enhancing the company’s Enterprise Clients platform service delivery, working with some of Colliers’ largest occupier clients.

“I am excited to be joining a company with an enterprising culture as a differentiator, and an outstanding reputation with clients,” said Manke. “I look forward to supporting the team in place at Colliers to maximize our value proposition and accelerate the success of our clients and our people.”

Prior to joining Colliers, Manke spent seven years with CBRE, most recently as Sector President for Life Sciences in its Global Workplace Solutions group. Prior to that, he held senior roles in the areas of corporate real estate, global business services, human resources, procurement, and supply chain with leading organizations including Unilever, Whirlpool and Monsanto.

Scott Nelson, Colliers’ global CEO, Occupier Services, commented, “As I’ve come to know Ken over time, I’ve always admired his leadership and execution mindset. His reputation and track record in delivering for his teams and clients is second to none, and I know he will thrive in our unique, action-oriented culture.”

Manke was previously a global board member of CoreNet Global and is a member of the Human Resource Outsourcing Association and Institute for Supply Management.


About Colliers
Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 65 countries, our 18,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. For more than 28 years, our experienced leadership with significant inside

ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of approximately 20% for shareholders. With annual revenues of $4.5 billion and $98 billion of assets under management, Colliers maximizes the potential of property and real assets to accelerate the success of our clients, our investors and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.


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Executive Vice President, Enterprise Clients


Ken Manke is the Executive Vice President, Enterprise Clients | Americas at Colliers. He has more than 25 years of supply chain, operations, real estate and outsourcing experience with a strong record of accomplishment in overseeing large and complex businesses.

Ken oversees select strategic relationships, spearheads best practice initiatives and ensure client performance management goals are met. His focus is on maximizing our value proposition by delivering expert strategy and implementation advice on the property portfolios of some of our largest occupier clients. 

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