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Colliers Raleigh Announces the Hiring of Ryan Toland, Top Tenant Representation Professional


RALEIGH, N.C. – (June 21, 2021) – Ryan Toland has joined the Colliers Raleigh office as Executive Vice President of Occupier Services.  Ryan comes to Colliers with over 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, primarily in tenant representation and occupier services.

“This is an exciting opportunity for me to lead the Occupier Services team in Raleigh-Durham,” says Toland. “We have one of the most vibrant business communities in the country, and Colliers’ robust service platform will offer strategic alignment with the evolving real estate needs of Triangle area corporations.”

Ryan represents some of the area’s largest and most dynamic companies. His clients span a variety of industry sectors including pharmaceutical, life science, software and technology, manufacturing, and professional services.  In 2020 alone, Ryan negotiated over 400,000 square feet of lease transactions, valued at approximately $50 million.

Scott Adams, Regional President for Colliers Raleigh and Virginia, noted “ Having Ryan Toland join our team is an exciting endorsement of the best in class vision we have for Colliers Raleigh.  Ryan provides outstanding service and true value add for occupiers in the Raleigh market and beyond.”

Re-established locally in September 2020 as the new Colliers Raleigh under the leadership of Adams, the local office now has 8 full time brokerage professionals and is one of Raleigh’s fastest growing real estate firms.


About Colliers

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.



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Ryan Toland

Executive Vice President, Occupier Services


As Executive Vice President, Ryan leads the Occupier Services team for Colliers Raleigh.  Ryan focuses on advising and representing corporations and office space users in their strategic real estate initiatives.  Ryan’s diverse client base spans a variety of industry sectors including: pharmaceutical, life science, software and technology, manufacturing, and professional services. Throughout his career, Ryan has been known for his methodical and analytical approach where he has been involved in hundreds of transactions of varying size and complexity.  In 2020 alone, Ryan negotiated over 400,000 square feet of lease transactions valued at approximately $50 million.

Prior to joining Colliers in 2021, Ryan was a Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield for 7 years.  Previously, he served as Partner and Executive Director of Corporate Services at Synergy Commercial Advisors prior to their sale to Cassidy Turley. Additionally, Ryan opened and managed the Raleigh-Durham office of UGL Equis where he oversaw an office that ranked third nationally in overall profitability before merging with DTZ.

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