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Colliers | U.S. Hires New Executive Vice President in San Francisco Peninsula


San Francisco office adds self-storage expert Jacob Becher

San Francisco, CA July 14, 2022 – Leading diversified professional services and investment management company Colliers has announced Jacob Becher will join its San Francisco Peninsula office as Executive Vice President.

“Jacob is a seasoned professional with national expertise in self-storage. His experience representing buyers and sellers’ commercial investment interests will enhance our team’s capabilities and further our strategic development of the Northern California platform,” said Executive Managing Director Steffen Kammerer. “We look forward to his collaboration and leveraging his excellent instincts to support our consulting services and relationships.”

Becher will work alongside Executive Vice President Tom De Jong in representing buyers and sellers throughout the sale, disposition and development of self-storage assets across the United States. Becher and De Jong’s separate locations will enable them to service a broad portfolio of clients nationwide and leverage the mindshare of brokers across Colliers’ platform.

Prior to joining Colliers, Becher served as senior vice president of investments and director of national self-storage group for Marcus & Millichap, overseeing 100 transactions valued at over $850 million. He is a five-time Marcus & Millichap National Achievement Award recipient from 2017-2022 and recently earned the firm’s highest achievement, the Chairman’s Circle of Excellence Award, in 2021.

“Colliers is known for its strong cross-office work and support services from research to creative marketing. For these reasons and more, I am excited to be joining this team of skilled collective of professionals in the San Francisco Peninsula,” said Becher.



Media Contact:

Solana Tanabe

Allison+Partners for Colliers Northern California


About Colliers
Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 62 countries, our 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. For more than 27 years, our experienced leadership with significant inside ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of 20% for shareholders. With annual revenues of $4.3 billion and $77 billion of assets under management, Colliers maximizes the potential of property and real assets to accelerate the success of our clients, our investors and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.



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Executive Vice President

San Francisco Peninsula

Jacob exclusively represents buyer and sellers of commercial investments throughout the country with a concentration on the Western region of the United States. Jacob has facilitated over $1.1 billion worth of self-storage transactions.

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Steffen Kammerer

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Steffen Kammerer joined Colliers as the Silicon Valley Executive Managing Director in 2021 after a successful career in tenant representation at JLL. Based in San Jose and living on the Peninsula, Steffen has a unique understanding of the market and what it takes to be successful in the Bay Area. Steffen's approach to business is similar to life - people first. With the opportunity to further differentiate Colliers by being a be servant-based leader, Steffen was quick to recognize the value he could bring to the company. In his new role, Steffen is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of Colliers Silicon Valley, including leadership of Agency Leasing and Occupier Services.

After growing up in the Bay Area and marrying his high-school sweetheart, Steffen and his wife, Danielle have two beautiful, energetic boys that keep their hearts and schedules full outside of the office. With a focus on chasing joy in life and supporting those around him, Steffen’s leadership in the Bay Area is bound to take Colliers to the next level.

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Tom de Jong

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Tom specializes in the sale, development and disposition of self storage and industrial assets throughout the U.S. and has completed transactions totaling in excess of $450 million worth of consideration with recent closings in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, San Diego, Sacramento, San Jose/Silicon Valley and Washington State.  

Tom is an SIOR designee. The SIOR designation stands unchallenged for excellence in the performance of real estate services, and is universally recognized as the prerequisite in the selection of a commercial real estate broker, agent, or consultant.  Tom also has an MBA from Pepperdine UIniversity. 

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