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Derek Daniels Joins Colliers as San Francisco Research Director


San Francisco, CA March 30, 2022 – This week, leading commercial real estate services firm Colliers welcomed Research Director Derek Daniels to its San Francisco office. In his new role, Daniels will manage the San Francisco research service offering, working closely with brokers and leadership to provide superior market expertise to clients and procure new business opportunities.

“We are thriled to have Derek join our ranks,” said Bay Area Regional Managing Director Steffen Kammerer. “His extensive expertise will be a great asset to the work we currently deliver and help us achieve our vision for the Colliers’ Northern California platform.”

Prior to joining Colliers, Daniels served as associate director of research at Cushman & Wakefield in San Francisco. With 17 years of real estate experience in the Bay Area, Daniels has served as an expert in multiple markets including San Francisco and the East Bay, particularly in the office and industrial sectors. Thoughout his career, he has provided market data and insights for a number of media outlets reporting on the San Francisco market and contributed to numerous national reports covering a wide range of topics affecting commercial real estate.


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Solana Tanabe

Allison+Partners for Colliers Northern California


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Derek Daniels

Research Director I San Francisco

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Derek is the Research Director for Colliers International covering San Francisco, California. As Research Director, he leads the organizational and strategic development of the Research service offering for the San Francisco office and works closely with the Colliers brokers and leadership to provide market expertise to clients and procure new business opportunities.

Derek has contributed to regional and national reports covering a wide range of topics affecting commercial real estate. He leads the development of thought leadership content in San Francisco, tracking real estate and real estate-adjacent trends at both the market level and individual asset level.

With 17 years of real estate experience in the Bay Area, Derek is an expert across multiple markets including San Francisco and the East Bay, where he covered the office and industrial sectors in Oakland, the Tri-Valley, and Walnut Creek.

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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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