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Colliers International welcomes Paul Fischetti, one of the top retail brokers in West-Central Florida

Fischetti joins Colliers as Managing Director | Retail Services, based in Tampa

Tampa, Fla., June 18, 2018—Colliers International today announced that Paul Fischetti has joined the company as Managing Director – Retail Services for Colliers International Tampa Bay Florida.

Fischetti, who joins Colliers from a senior retail broker position at Newmark Knight Frank, is one of the top retail brokers in west-central Florida, specializing in tenant representation, landlord representation and sales. The list of clients he has worked with includes such successful companies as Planet Hollywood International, Earl of Sandwich, Hooters International, and Sea Dog Brewing.

"We are thilled to have Paul join the Colliers International family as we continue to expand our top-tier retail brokerage team in the Tampa Bay market," said Danny Rice, Managing Director and Market Leader for Colliers International Tampa Bay, Central & Southwest Florida. "He has both deep market knowledge and an excellent track record for exceeding clients’ expectations – a powerful combination."

As one of his recent successes, Fischetti managed the leasing for the mostly vacant ground floor of downtown Tampa’s Element condo tower, and nearly leased all of it with several restaurants including Hungry Greek, Burgerim and Earl of Sandwich. The last remaining space has an LOI out with a very exciting concept.

Earlier in his career, Fischetti served as a managing director for Savills Studley, and as director of recruiting for Universal Financial Consultants. A graduate of Florida Institute of Technology, he previously served with the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard of Florida. As part of that service, he was awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for his work in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew. Paul spent 20 years in the financial services industry with major investment firms such as Morgan Stanley, UBS and AXA. This provided him with an ideal background for making a move into the commercial real estate industry given the direct correlation between the two industries.

Colliers serves a wide range of retail clients in west-central Florida, such as fast-growing retailers and restaurants looking for new locations, retail center owners selling or leasing space, and investors looking for promising opportunities.

"The Colliers platform provides excellent technology and marketing support, along with a team approach that is extremely appealing," Fischetti said. "It adds up to a high level of quality service to clients, and that’s the ultimate key to any real estate professional’s success."


About Colliers International Group Inc.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading real estate services company with a global brand operating in 69 countries and a workforce of more than 12,000 skilled professionals serving clients in the world’s most important markets. Colliers is the fastest-growing publicly listed global real estate services company, with 2017 corporate revenues of $2.3 billion ($2.7 billion including affiliates). With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership and control, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that help clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 13 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers has also been ranked the number one property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

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Leah Saunders, B2 Communications

727-895-5030, ext. 104