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Colliers Adds Leading Capital Markets Team in the Western U.S.

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Southwest Office Investment Sales Team Comprises Nine Prominent Industry Experts Led by Sean Fulp

 

Los Angeles, Calif., September 13, 2022 – Colliers | U.S. today announced the addition of a premier capital markets team in the Western U.S. Based in Greater Los Angeles and led by Sean Fulp, the team includes brokerage professionals Mark Schuessler, Ryan Plummer, Andrey Mindirgasov, Chris Smith, and Jason Roth. Providing private and institutional investors with a full spectrum of capital markets advisory services, the team focuses on the disposition, acquisition, and financing of office, medical, R&D, life science, and industrial properties.

“The addition of this leading team significantly boosts our capital markets platform,” said Jodie Poirier, Greater Los Angeles Market Leader for Colliers. “Their track record and lauded capabilities are reflective of our commitment to attracting top talent, and we are proud to call Greater Los Angeles home to some of Colliers’ top capital markets teams across all asset classes.”

“We could not be more thrilled with the addition of this powerhouse team,” said David Josker, President, Southwest Region, U.S. Brokerage for Colliers. “Our Capital Markets offerings across the Southwest now feature some of the top industry professionals covering all property types. Teams like this enhance the rapid expansion of our business and help drive success for our professionals and clients.”

Most recently, Fulp was a Vice Chairman at Newmark, where he successfully led their private capital initiative. Throughout his career, Fulp has completed over 500 transactions, totaling more than $7 billion in value. Prior to Newmark, Fulp was a Managing Director and Head of Western U.S. Investment Sales for Rockwood Real Estate Advisors. In that role, he arranged sales across all product types throughout all major Western U.S. markets, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Denver.

“In a post-pandemic environment, our clients—more than ever—expect nimble and innovative solutions. Our team is excited to continue to exceed client expectations with a platform that has deep local relationships and a large international footprint,” Fulp said. “Colliers’ exceptional leadership, culture, and entrepreneurial framework will certainly fuel our growth.”

 

The newly added team has a data-driven business approach and proven track record of exceptional private capital and institutional marketing capabilities that will further strengthen Colliers’ platform in critical markets.

 

Fulp, Schuessler and Plummer oversee a comprehensive sales and disposition process. Schuessler and Plummer are respected industry veterans bringing diverse real estate backgrounds and additional leadership to the team. Mindirgasov and Smith lead Buyer Advisory efforts, executing acquisitions by providing strategic and all-inclusive solutions exclusively for commercial real estate buyers. Roth delivers debt and structured finance services to clients around the country.

 

Fulp joins Colliers as Vice Chair, Schuessler and Plummer join as Executive Vice Presidents, and Mindirgasov, Smith, and Roth join as Senior Vice Presidents. 

 

Media Contact: 
Leanne Daly 
PR & Communications Specialist | Southwest 
Leanne.Daly@colliers.com 
760-930-7941 

 
About Colliers 
Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 66 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 $3.3 billion ($3.6 billion including affiliates) and $45 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn

 


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Sean Fulp

Vice Chair

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Based in Los Angeles, Sean Fulp serves as Vice Chair and Head of Office Capital Markets | U.S. Southwest with Colliers. Throughout his career, Sean has completed over 500 transactions worth more than $7 billion in total consideration. 

Before Colliers, Sean led the Newmark Private Capital Group. In 2021, Sean and his team facilitated 60 transactions and $1.2 billion in total consideration spanning various product types and markets. In 2017, 2018, and 2021, he received Chairman’s Circle 100 distinction, awarded to the Top 100 Producers across Newmark nationally.  

Sean previously served as Managing Director and Head of Western U.S. Investment Sales at Rockwood Real Estate Advisors. In this role, he built the company’s western U.S. practice and sold assets in all product type categories throughout major western markets such as Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Denver. 

Prior to Rockwood Sean was a Managing Director of Cornish & Carey Commercial (acquired by Newmark in 2014) in San Francisco, where he focused on institutional office and industrial sales. Between 2010 and 2012 alone, he completed more than $1 billion in transaction volume. From 2004 to 2009, he was with Cornish & Carey Commercial in Sacramento, where he consistently ranked among the entire company’s Top 20 producers. 

Sean has received industry designations from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and CCIM Institute and is a member of the NAIOP, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and Urban Land Institute (ULI). 

Sean earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from California State University, Sacramento. He is also a graduate of the Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy. During this time, he was the starting scrumhalf for the 2000 Collegiate Division II National Rugby Champions. 

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Mark Schuessler

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Mark Schuessler serves as Executive Vice President with Colliers. Prior to joining the firm in 2022, Mark closed more than 80 sales transactions with a total volume of over $1.5 billion. 

Before Colliers, Mark served as a Managing Director with Newmark in the Century City office. He previously was part of a specialized dispositions team at CWCapital, facilitating the sale of more than $3.9 billion of real estate and non-performing CMBS loans across all major asset classes throughout the U.S. 

Mark has a vast pool of experience to draw from, having transacted on both stabilized and distressed assets, with a unique ability to navigate choppy waters and bring buyers and sellers together. 

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bucknell University. 

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Ryan Plummer

Executive Vice President

Los Angeles - Brentwood

Ryan Plummer serves as Executive Vice President with Colliers, focusing on office and industrial properties valued between $5 and $25 million throughout the Western U.S. 

Throughout his 16-year career, Mr. Plummer has facilitated the disposition of more than $3 billion of office, industrial and retail assets throughout the United States. 

Before joining Colliers, Ryan was a Managing Director of the Newmark Private Capital Group. He also previously led Ten-X’s Los Angeles office, where he focused on leveraging technology to curate buyers for unique assets. 

Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship and real estate finance from the University of Southern California. He made the USC Dean’s List and earned a varsity letter while playing for the USC Rugby team. 

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Andrey Mindirgasov

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Andrey partners with private investors and 1031 exchange buyers to help execute acquisitions by capitalizing on the various synergies within Colliers and its financial services affiliates. 

Before joining Colliers, Andrey served as a Director of the Newmark Private Capital Group. He also previously spent six years as a financial planner in the wealth management space, managing 150 client households with $300M in assets. 

Andrey earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and was a member of the Golden Bears Varsity Golf team. 

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Chris Smith

Senior Vice President

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Chris Smith serves as Senior Vice President with Colliers, where he focuses exclusively on buyer representation of both institutional and private investors. 

Before Colliers, Chris was a Director with the Newmark Private Capital Group in Orange County. He previously was part of a Capital Markets team at Avison Young, consistently in the Top 5 amongst all SoCal offices, specializing in industrial, R&D/flex, office, land, investment, and user transactions with a total transaction volume of nearly $500 million. 

Chris brings a unique skill set, having completed hundreds of commercial real estate appraisals of all property types at Integra Realty Resources before Avison. His depth of experience in the brokerage and valuation fields provides clients with a deeper understanding of value and a competitive position in the marketplace. 

Chris attained the Appraisal Institute’s prestigious MAI designation. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of California at Davis with a minor in Managerial Economics. He was a standout on the school’s nationally ranked football team. After graduation, Chris fulfilled a lifelong dream to play in the NFL. He spent two years with the New York Jets, including 2002 when they became AFC East Champions. During his football tenure, he also played in NFL Europe. He now resides in Costa Mesa with his wife Paige and their two boys, with a third due in December. 

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Jason Roth

Senior Vice President

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Before Colliers, Jason was a Managing Director in the Newmark Private Capital Group, one of the fastest growing investment sales teams in the country focused on the disposition of all property types throughout the Western U.S.  
 
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