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Colliers completes acquisition of former CBC Advisors operation in Glendale

Colliers Completes Acquisition of Former CBC Advisors Operation in Glendale, Rebrands It as New ‘Tri-Cities’ Office

New Office will Serve Pasadena-Glendale-Burbank Markets 

GLENDALE, CA – Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International has completed its acquisition of CBC Advisors in Glendale. The new Tri-Cities office will become the firm’s 10th office in its Greater Los Angeles region.

“This is another advancement for our firm in the Greater Los Angeles Region,” said Colliers Senior Managing Director James Malone. “This acquisition provides us with an experienced team of professionals in the important submarkets of Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena, as well as reinforces our already strong presence in the area.”

The Colliers Tri-Cities office is comprised of 10 brokers specializing in the office, industrial, multifamily and retail sectors and hosts some of the most experienced brokers in Southern California.

The former CBC Advisors office was co-founded by Bill Ukropina and Gregory Barsamian, two veteran commercial real estate professionals who will now hold the title of Senior Executive Vice President in the new Colliers Tri-Cities office.

“By joining a world-class organization, we will be able to provide even greater services to our clients,” said Ukropina. “Leveraging Colliers’ size, platform and strong infrastructure will help take our business to the next level.”

“With the commercial real estate market as strong as it is currently, now is a great time for us to join a global leader in our industry,” added Barsamian.


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