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Colliers Welcomes 14 New Hires

Richmond, VA, September 20, 2021 – Colliers International (“Colliers”) in Virginia is pleased to announce the addition of fourteen new members within its real estate management services (REMS) and brokerage divisions.


Property Accounting


Patrick Cox

Patrick joined as a property accountant responsible for providing accounting for 22 properties across 8 states, totaling over 1 million square feet. In addition, Patrick works closely with various departments to gather information needed to provide complete and accurate monthly and yearly financials. Prior to Colliers, Patrick was with Marco Property Services as a senior property accountant.


Kleme Yarh

Kleme joined as a property accountant after working for Eucalyptus Real Estate in Oklahoma. He has in-depth experience in preparing financial reports, monthly bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivables, and many other general accounting functions.


Sheila Harris-Flowers

Sheila joined as a senior property accountant with over 17 years-experience. She is an expert in the reconciliation of accounts, processing of cash payments, and the set-up of new lease properties. Prior to Colliers, Sheila held multiple positions at Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer since 2003. Most recently, Sheila was a staff accountant.


Property Management

Trévon Dawson

Trévon joined as an assistant property manager in Northern Virginia supporting the Government Solutions Group on 4 million square feet of government-leased assets. Prior to Colliers, Trevon worked for Greystar Management as an assistant property manager in Washington, DC.


Bernardine Cde Baca

Bernardine joined as a senior property manager with over 24 years experience. She is focused on government-leased assets based in New Mexico. Prior to Colliers, Bernardine held numerous real estate leadership positions for 15 years for several investors, to her most recent position as a senior property manager at Hertz Investment Group.



Julia Howard

Julia joined as graphic designer supporting the Capital Markets team. Julia first worked in the Washington, DC office in 2018 as a senior client services coordinator before transitioning into her role as a graphic designer in 2020.


Jevell Bledsoe

Jevell joined as a transaction manager supporting the Richmond brokerage team with client relationship management, transaction management, client lase portfolio analysis, and financial analysis. Prior to Colliers, Jevell worked for Costar as a customer relationship consultant.


Project Management

Lisa Paige joined as an assistant project manager.


Engineering Services

  • Kimry Begaye joined as a day porter in Arizona
  • Albert Robinson joined as a building engineer in Atlanta
  • William Bass joined as a maintenance technician
  • Mark Stewart joined as a building engineer
  • Victor Lewis joined as a building engineer
  • Brian Harris joined as a maintenance technician in Charlottesville


Media Contact:

Jullieanne Cueto

Communications Specialist, Virginia and Raleigh, NC

804 968 1970


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