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Colliers Adds Renowned Occupier and Agency Team

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Prominent four-person team elevates the firm’s growing Los Angeles business

Los Angeles, Calif., June 21, 2022 – Colliers | U.S. today announced the addition of a leading Los Angeles-based occupier services and agency team comprised of Matthew Heyn, David Solomon, Bob Rosenthal, and Caitlin Hoffman.

“Adding this high-performing team further strengthens our Greater Los Angeles business and reinforces our commitment to attracting top talent,” said Executive Managing Director and Greater Los Angeles market leader Jodie Poirier. “Colliers’ entrepreneurial culture and strategic resources will provide these professionals expanded capability to deliver service excellence to their clients.”

This accomplished team brings a prolific occupier business with proven expertise advising global and national occupier clients, specifically focusing on private equity investment firms, to Colliers.      The team members are also leading agency leasing advisors, representing an impressive roster of institutional landlords. Working collaboratively within Colliers’ integrated service delivery model, they will identify and utilize best practices, enhance quality control and create scalability for their clients.

“We could not be more excited to welcome this esteemed group to Colliers, who for decades have produced incredible results for their clients. They combine an unparalleled work ethic with an obsessive client-centric approach to their business,” said David Josker, President, Southwest Region, U.S. Brokerage for Colliers. “Their energy and deep experience will allow them to make an immediate contribution to our rapidly growing Greater Los Angeles business.”

Matthew Heyn comes to Colliers regarded as one of the top strategic advisors in the business. Over a 22-year career, he has built a robust global account business, working with a range of mid-cap and Fortune 500 companies, and represents some of the industry’s top institutional owners. Matthew is known for his innovative and deliberate transactional approach, consistently exceeding client expectations.

David Solomon is considered among the top commercial office professionals in Southern California, with over 25 years of expertise in both landlord and tenant representation. He has participated in some of the region’s most significant transactions, and his negotiation and tactical skills have made him a sought-after broker to many of the nation’s leading landlords while serving as a trusted advisor to some of the area’s premier tenants.

Bob Rosenthal is a highly accomplished occupier professional with over 25 years of experience delivering integrated real estate solutions to corporate occupier clients. Bob specializes in providing strategic consulting, portfolio analytics, and global transaction execution to help his clients maximize the value of their real estate portfolios.

Caitlin Hoffman is a rising star in the industry, with a ten-year career in commercial real estate working alongside Matthew Heyn. Caitlin’s primary responsibility is agency leasing, focused on formulating and executing client business strategies. Caitlin will also concentrate on local occupier transactions and client management.

“Leveraging Colliers’ world-class advisory platform, we see unlimited potential for our team to expand the scope of solutions we can deliver for our clients,” said Matthew Heyn.

Joining Colliers from CBRE, Matthew Heyn will serve as Vice Chair, David Solomon as Senior Executive Vice President, Bob Rosenthal as Executive Vice President, and Caitlin Hoffman as First Vice President.  

 

Media Contact: 
Leanne Daly 
PR & Communications | Southwest Region
Leanne.Daly@colliers.com 
+1 760 930 7941
 

 
About Colliers 
Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 62 countries, our 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. For more than 27 years, our experienced leadership with significant inside ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of 20% for shareholders. With annual revenues of $4.3 billion and $57 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 corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn


 


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