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Congratulations to our 2020 Everest Club inductees!

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9 local professionals have earned a coveted spot among the top 10% of Colliers brokers nationwide

March 1, 2021 [Philadelphia, PA] – Colliers International in Philadelphia is pleased to announce that nine members in our region encompassing Eastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware have earned a coveted spot among the top 10% of Colliers brokerage, valuation and corporate solutions professionals in the U.S. based on revenue production. As a member of the Everest Club, Colliers honors their success as a top producer, and recognizes their dedication to service excellence and fostering client relationships.

In addition to our nine local Everest Club inductees, one professional - Marc Isdaner - has the extra distinction of joining the USA Top 10, an especially elite group of top-ranking professionals within Colliers nationwide. Marc was ranked #9 for the year 2020. We congratulate all our winners and Marc on this special achievement!

“I am proud of our Everest award winners and what they have accomplished. These individuals work relentlessly to understand the nuances of their markets and unique challenges our clients face and respond with thoughtful, customized solutions. They not only accelerate the success of these clients but set they bar high in our culture – one that goes the extra mile and collaborates to achieve. We strive to create an environment at Colliers that allows our sales professionals to reach for the highest pinnacles of success.”  Doug Sayer, President and CEO of Colliers in Philadelphia. 

The Everest Club inductees for 2020 in our local markets include the following individuals:

Marc Isdaner, Senior Managing Director/Principal USA TOP 10 PRODUCER
Larry Bergen, Senior Managing Director/Principal
Mark Chubb, Senior Managing Director/Principal
Michael Golarz, Senior Vice President
Tom Golarz, Vice President
Rich Gorodesky, Senior Managing Director
Ian Richman, Senior Managing Director
Jim Scott, Senior Managing Director
Michael Zerbe, Senior Managing Director/Principal

 

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About Colliers International

Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 20 years, our experienced leadership team, owning more than 40% of our equity, have delivered industry-leading investment returns for shareholders. In 2018, corporate revenues were $2.8 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates), with more than $26 billion of assets under management. 

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