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Colliers South Florida is focused on delivering results for our clients by providing a full range of commercial real estate services to real estate users, owners and investors. We operate across the tri-county region in Coral Gables, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach. Our professionals are dedicated to providing exceptional service to our clients across the nation and around the world.
Executive Managing Director
As Executive Managing Director and Market Leader for the South Florida region, Julie directly oversees all Brokerage operations and service lines in South Florida, including offices in Miami/Brickell, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and West Palm Beach. She also focuses on new business development, talent recruitment, employee retention, regional growth, and marketing.
Julie has more than 18 years of industry experience, offering in-depth knowledge of utilizing innovative sales and marketing strategies to differentiate and win business. Before joining Colliers, Julie served as Regional Sales Director for CBRE’s Midwest Division, where she filled two valuable roles: Sales Management Leader and interim Managing Director of Corporate Client Solutions. Before her work at CBRE, Julie held executive leadership roles in the financial services industry, including as Senior Vice President and Mortgage Executive at Fifth Third Bank.
Ralph Pena, MAI, is currently the Managing Director of the South Florida offices of Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services located in Miami, FL. Mr. Pena is a state certified general appraiser in Florida, Texas, Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland and has been actively engaged in real estate valuation and counseling since 1993.
He has prepared appraisal reports for a wide variety of clients. His experience includes analysis and appraisal of all types of real estate, including residential, retail, office, industrial, and special purpose properties, among others.
Managing Director | Florida, REMS
John K. Scott, Managing Director REMS Florida, is a member of Colliers International Executive Leadership team in Florida. As the MD John has direct responsibility and oversite of the Florida Real Estate Management Services (REMS) department, where he directs a portfolio of over 285 retail, office and industrial properties totaling more than 32 million square feet. He leads a team of over 110 professional and support personnel specializing in real estate management services.
President - Southeast and Mid-Central Regions | US Brokerage
As President of Colliers International's Southeast and Mid-Central Regions | US Brokerage, Ryan is responsible for a geography consisting of 30 offices in the Southeast and Mid-Central US. He is responsible for a team of more than 875 personnel including 475+ brokers, 15 Market Leader managers, and 350 employees including a large support team of Marketing, GIS/Research and Market Analytics, Digital Marketing, and Core Marketing personnel. The brokerage teams Ryan is responsible for comprise leasing (landlord and tenant representation) and sale specialists in the areas of office, medical, retail, industrial, land, investment sales, debt/equity mortgage banking, and specialty disciplines, such as multifamily, student housing, hotels, marinas/golf, manufactured housing, tax credit housing, education, and seniors housing. He is the executive sponsor and liaison for Colliers’ Tenant Advisory Council (TAC), an 80-broker team of elite office tenant rep brokers throughout the country.
Ryan is a member of the Colliers US Executive Leadership Team. He works closely with the leadership counterparts in property management and valuation on new business development and client retention initiatives
Colliers facilitates the sale of a freestanding retail building in Downtown Fort Lauderdale for $8.5M
Aria Development Group and Merrimac Ventures Purchase Miami Worldcenter Site in Downtown Miami for $17.5M
Our property marketing reaches new heights
Your Colliers expert will work with you to determine the most effective marketing strategy to generate high-quality leads, utilizing a vast array of tools, ranging from digital marketing and 3D virtual tours to drones to tried-and-true print methods. By constantly monitoring progress and building in opportunities to evaluate the marketing efforts, we lead you through a nimble and productive process that delivers results.
Making a difference in South Florida
South Florida serves as headquarters for more than 1,400 multinational corporations, including American Airlines, American Express, Citrix Systems, Oracle and Carnival Corporation with a diverse labor force and growing talent pool. Current economic indicators point to a growing and thriving economy attracting companies from across the world to expand or relocate to South Florida.
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The South Florida Impact
Colliers South Florida is deeply rooted in the local communities in which we live, work and play. Our eclectic and ever-evolving culture spans from Palm Beach south to Miami-Dade County. The vibrant food and music scene, paired with sunshine and beaches, has solidified the communities of South Florida as a backdrop for many creative and vital community organizations.
From educational organizations to transformative-development groups and youth-focused organizations, we are proud to have partnered with many local groups that weave the identity of our communities. Through a smart mix of fundraising and volunteering, we are able to give back to the neighborhoods and people that make South Florida our home.