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Colliers Pittsburgh Welcomes Back Edward Lawrence

Edward Lawrence 2022 High Res

Ed Lawrence, a commercial real estate professional with over 15 years of experience, is returning to Colliers as a Senior Research Analyst for the Pittsburgh market. A vast majority of his tenure in the industry was spent with Colliers from 2011 through 2021, in which he was involved with over 400 transactions, exceeding 200 million square feet. In his new role, Ed will support Colliers' brokerage teams by organizing a platform of research data and partnering with marketing for presentations to both new and existing clients.

"Colliers is excited to welcome Ed back to the Pittsburgh office after a short absence. His years of experience and market knowledge will provide a unique perspective within the research component of our representation efforts which we expect will pay dividends to our clients", stated John Bilyak, Managing Director/Market Leader for Colliers' Pittsburgh office.

Ed also puts his leadership skills to work as a dedicated board member of Services Coordination Unlimited, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit, as well as a member of the Leadership Council of the Baldwin Community United Methodist Church. A Pittsburgh native, Ed returned to his hometown after graduating from Denison University. He earned an MBA from Waynesburg University. Ed and his wife Lisa reside in Upper St. Clair with their two sons, Eddie and Charlie.

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John Bilyak

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I am a Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh and I am the team leader for the industrial team.  I have been involved in the commercial real estate business for more than 21 years, with a focus on developing client relations, executing industrial brokerage assignments, site selection and real estate related consulting and market valuations.  Prior to joining Colliers International | Pittsburgh, I spent more than five years with NAI Pittsburgh Commercial, the Westen Pennsylvania regional representative of NAI Global, and 13 years with the Grubb & Ellis Company as Vice President of Industrial Brokerage.  I worked extensively with prominent local and national real estate users, investors and developers such as CBS Corporation, Matthews International, McKnight Capital Group,  Sampson Morris Group, Walnut Capital, The Buncher Company and Pittsburgh Industrial Parks.

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