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Colliers International Names Donald Crigger and George Hankins As Principals

Colliers International’s Norfolk office has announced that Donald Crigger, CCIM, executive vice president, and George (Hank) Hankins, senior vice president, have been named new principals, making them part owners of the commercial real estate firm.  

The Colliers local partnership team was established when the firm announced its affiliation with the leading international commercial real estate company in December 2019. Currently, the other Norfolk office shareholders include J. Scott Adams, CCIM; Julie Alexander, CPM, RPA; Frederick Anderson, Persifor (Perry) Frazer, Christopher Kieran, Patrick Mugler, Gray Randolph, SIOR; Chris Read, Tom Robinson, Anthony Smith  and Lang Williams, SIOR.

“We are very pleased to grow our ownership interest with two new principals who bring their expertise, leadership and energy to the team,” said Frazer, managing director of Colliers International’s Norfolk office. “Both Don and Hank are consistently top producers among our brokers, and I know they will have invaluable insights to shape the strategic direction of the firm.” 

Crigger has been in commercial real estate since 1987 and is widely recognized as one of the top brokers in the Hampton Roads market. He specializes in office and medical office brokerage, representing both landlords and tenants in addition to buyers and sellers. Among his prestigious landlord assignments have been World Trade Center, Sabre Corporate Park @ Lynnhaven, The Concourse @ Northampton, Twin Oaks I & II and Innovation Research Park @ ODU.

Throughout his career, Crigger has been actively involved with numerous civic organizations and has served as board chair for Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads, and currently serves on the executive committee for Virginia Beach Vision, as well as the board of directors for People in Need Ministry and Norfolk Christian Schools.
Hankins specializes in multifamily property sales. He is an integral part of Mid-Atlantic Multifamily Advisory Group  that oversees the underwriting, marketing and sales process for multifamily properties and promotes Colliers' platform in the Southeast / Mid-Atlantic. 

During his career, Hankins has been involved in more than $1 billion in multifamily sales. In addition to dispositions, Hankins has also held the role as a principal for Croatan Investments, leading its acquisitions team as it closed $125 million in multifamily property transactions in Virginia over a two-year period.

 

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Donald Crigger

Executive Vice President

Norfolk - Main

Executive Vice President and Principal with more than 30 years of experience, Don Crigger is an established industry leader and a consistent top producer in the Eastern Virginia commercial real estate market. Specializing in office properties (including medical office and office/warehouse), Crigger represents tenants to reduce their real estate occupancy costs while also negotiating the most flexible lease terms possible. Since 1987, Don has built a diverse clientele ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and has been directly involved in millions of square feet of lease and sale transactions on behalf of owners and occupiers. Crigger also has extensive experience in strategy and consulting, build-to-suit development transactions, corporate tenant relocations, and in depth location analysis and site evaluation.  

A native of the Virginia Beach/Norfolk area, Don is also active in community and civic organizations. He currently serves on the executive committee for Virginia Beach Vision (a regional business leadership organization) and previously the Downtown Norfolk Council. 

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George Hankins

Executive Vice President

Norfolk - Main

George Hankins (Hank) is a Senior Vice President of Investment Properties, specializing in the execution of multifamily property sales throughout the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Hank is an integral part of the underwriting, marketing and sales process for multifamily properties and promotes Colliers' platform in the Southeastern region of Virginia. 

During his career, Hankins has been involved in more than $1 billion in multifamily sales throughout the Hampton Roads and Richmond markets. In addition to dispositions, Hankins has also held the role as principal partner for Croatan Investments, leading their acquisitions team as it closed $125 million in multifamily property transactions in Virginia and North Carolina in a two-year period.

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