U.S. Leadership Team
The team shaping our vision
Our executives embrace the enterprising spirit of Colliers International. They are passionate, committed leaders who share a common goal: to accelerate the success of everyone associated with our company, including our clients, sales professionals, support staff, communities and business partners.
President | COO
Dylan Taylor is the President and COO for Colliers International. In this role, Dylan oversees the operations of more than 16,300 professionals operating in 66 countries. Dylan's focus is on integrating operations across all services lines; enhancing client engagement strategies and cross-selling; fostering service excellence and an enterprising culture; and developing systems for supporting the strategic growth of Colliers worldwide.
President | US Investor Services & Project Management and Real Estate Management Services
Washington, DC - REMS
As President,Investor Services & Project Management and Real Estate Management Services US, I develop complete real estate solutions that address my clients’ business needs. This means connecting our retail, industrial, office, multifamily, brokerage, investment sales, and property management groups in ways that create memorable experiences. In addition, I oversee property management operations in the United States.
I am active in the commercial real estate community through multiple organizations including IREM, CREW, and BOMA. To help prepare college students for careers in commercial real estate, I also work with the Industry Advisory Board for Virginia Tech’s Program in Real Estate, of which I am founding member. Nearest to my heart is the work I do with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue in Washington, DC, which has placed more than 7,000 animals in new homes since 2009. I always have a few dogs staying at my house that are looking for their forever homes.
President, Occupier Services and Corporate Solutions | Americas
Scott Nelson is President, Occupier Services and Corporate Solutions | Americas at Colliers International and is responsible for strategy and leadership of these business units. Occupier Services makes up the entire platform of tools and talent (including Corporate Solutions) that supports our Occupier client relationships, and our Colliers brokerage and other professionals that manage these relationships. Corporate Solutions houses the service lines that are typically offered to multi-market and/or multi-service Occupier Clients. These service lines include Strategy and Innovation (consulting and technology services and lease administration), Account Management, Solutions Development, Transaction Management, Project Management, and Facilities Management. Scott also works actively with some clients to develop an in-depth understanding of their key business strategies, create a customized real estate solution to meet their objectives and then deploy a team for the execution of that strategy on an on-going basis. Occupier Services has organized globally with Scott playing a key leadership role, to provide seamless account management that integrates Colliers services and technology for the client.
Executive Vice President
Chicago - Valuation
Jeremy Walling serves as Executive Vice President for Colliers International Valuation & Advisory Services (CIVAS), and is responsible for leading its 50+ offices with more than 350 professionals across the US.
Mr. Walling is charged with developing strategic goals and objectives for CIVAS in the US, and designing production and operational processes that create value for our stakeholders. Responsibilities also include national recruiting efforts, promoting a team oriented culture aligned with Colliers’ core values (Service, Expertise, Community & Fun), and delivering innovative resources and production tools to the industry’s best valuation professionals.
Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations
Los Angeles - Encino
Based in Los Angeles, Gil Borok serves as Chief Operating Officer for Colliers’ United States business. In this role, Gil is responsible for managing the operations and finances of Colliers’ rapidly growing U.S. business.
Prior to joining Colliers as Chief Operating Office for the U.S. business in November 2017, starting in 2002, Gil served in a variety of Finance-related roles at CBRE Group, Inc. Since 2014 until his departure, Gil served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer. Between 2010 and 2014, Gil was Chief Financial Officer of CBRE Group. During his tenure at CBRE, Gil was responsible for global Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Risk Management and Investor Relations. He was also the management liaison to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
Additional professional experience includes Big 4 public accounting experience from 1992 to 1997 and a role as Chief Accounting Officer when he was with Dole Food Company from 1997 to 2002.
Gil serves on the boards of Crystal Stairs, Inc. and VBS Day School as well as on the Development Committee of the Anderson School at the University of California – Los Angeles. Gil is a certified public accountant in the State of California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International. Gil has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School.
Vice President, Marketing, USA
Los Angeles - Orange County
My approach to business (and life) is fairly simple: If you want to determine the “how,” you must have a passion for uncovering the “why.” As Vice President of US Marketing, I am responsible for guiding the US Senior Executive Leadership team on regional marketing strategy in support of the Company's global and regional strategic growth. With over 25 years of experience , I apply a wide-lens perspective and integrated approach to marketing, drawing from my leadership roles in research; marketing and communications; business development; sales management and application of new technologies that grow revenue.
I recently spent the past four years as Director of CBRE Investor Services Pursuits where I built and led a North American business development team, trained local marketing and sales professionals, delivered technology solutions, increased brand awareness and partnered with leadership and sales professionals to develop clear, strategic messaging and approach that elevated win rates by solving for the "why" and the "how."
Other experience includes: Director of Business Development for Ten-X, a CRE tech firm and Director positions for Colliers International in the National Business Development Center and Greater Los Angeles' Regional Marketing/Research as well as Operations.
President - Investments, Leasing and Eastern Region | USA
David Amsterdam is President – Investments, Leasing and Eastern Region, USA for Colliers International.
In his role, Amsterdam leads the Colliers team in top tier cities, including New York, Boston and Washington D.C., help them to achieve their growth targets and ensure we provide best-in-class solutions to our investor, corporate user and landlord clients in these markets.
Until this appointment, he had been Managing Partner of Perave Capital, a fully integrated real estate investment and advisory firm. In addition to their investment portfolio, Perave Capital serves clients across brokerage and capital advisory platforms.
Amsterdam previously served as Vice President of SL Green Realty Corp., a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) and the largest owner of commercial real estate in New York City. Prior to joining SL Green Realty Corp., he was with Cushman & Wakefield, where he was a recipient of the firm's Gold Production Award as its top producing salesperson as well as multiple awards for Service Excellence.
Amsterdam is a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of Hudson River Park, which has transformed four miles of decaying piers and parking lots along Manhattan's west side into a beloved, urban recreational paradise. Hudson River Park has also served as an important catalyst for economic development and job creation. He is also a member of the Real Estate Advisory Board at Syracuse University, and has been active in numerous charitable organizations, including Dana Farber Campaign to Conquer Cancer, Young Wall Street, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation and Children's Crisis Treatment Center. Mr. Amsterdam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University and lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.
President | Central Region
Steve Everbach is responsible for the Colliers business in the U.S. Central Region. Mr. Everbach concentrates on assembling and strategically positioning real estate service teams to maximize their value for clients through a focused and collaborative approach structured around the specific needs of each client. These high performance, action-oriented teams have consistently delivered ‘best-in-class’ service to our occupier and investor clients.
Mr. Everbach as held leadership positions for several commercial real estate companies throughout his career and has completed over 8 million square feet of transactions representing an aggregate value over $1.5 billion. Most recently he was Market Leader for Cushman& Wakefield in Dallas-Ft. Worth and also led their U.S. Agency Leasing Practice Group. Under his leadership, the DFW office tripled in size and was consistently named one of the top places to work.
President | Florida
As President of Colliers International Florida, Ryan oversees the Company’s Florida operations. He is responsible for a team of 150+ brokers, 30+ marketing coordinator brokerage assistants, as well as a large support team consisting of 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, Mortgage Banking, and specialty disciplines, such as Multi-Family, Student Housing, Hotels, and Seniors Housing.
Ryan is also responsible for the overall corporate strategy formulation and execution. He works closely with the leadership counterparts in Property Management and Valuation on new business development and client retention initiatives. Ryan joined the Company in 2010.
President, National Office Services
Cynthia is President of National Office Brokerage for Colliers International, the world’s third largest publicly traded (“CIGI” on NASDAQ) real estate services company. She leads the firm’s U.S. national office services platform, advising office tenants on their real estate occupancy strategies and advising real estate investors on their leasing agencies and dispositions.
National Director, Healthcare Services
Mary Beth is National Director, Healthcare Services heading up national business development for Colliers and relationship management with healthcare industry clients.
Mary Beth works in collaboration with Scott Nelson, President of Occupier Services, and Karen Whitt, President of Investor Services, to advance Colliers’ national property management, brokerage, project management, capital markets and valuation services to the healthcare sector.
National Director, Retail Services | USA
In Anjee’s current role, as National Retail Director for the USA, she has developed strong relationships and strategic leadership to over 450 + retail professional nationally across 140 markets within Colliers for Investment Sales, Landlord Agency, Tenant Rep, and Retail Asset & Property Management.
Anjee Solanki brings 26 years of focused retail real estate experience to Colliers International. She provides strategic retail advisory services to enhance value for her clients with her expertise in lifestyle, community, power center, neighborhood, mixed-use retail/residential, and resort retail.
She has developed and manages strong working relationships with institutional and private clients such as State of Florida, State of Michigan, Heitman, Invesco, Grosvenor Americas, American Realty Advisors, TH Realty, PNC, and Zurich.
Creative problem-solving is her specialty, and she becomes a key stakeholder with national and international retailers, such as JPMC, Opry City Stage, Ole Red, Tim Hortons, and many others. Her highly focused approach reduces the risk profile and provides clients with a thoughtful approach executing strategic multiyear planning initiatives.
National Director, Industrial Services | USA
As National Director of Colliers Industrial Services-USA, my role is to strengthen Colliers platform and to collaborate with other key service lines ― Corporate Solutions, Investment Services, Occupier Services Groups, Logistics and Transportation Group ― to deliver a deep bench of logistics and site selection strategies to industrial user-groups and participants in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries.
I consider my stand-out strengths to be my commitment to understand corporations’ broader goals and challenges and then assembling a team of high-octane professionals to drive smart solutions to achieve those goals. During my 30 years in the industry, I have provided consulting and transactional representation for numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to Colliers, I was a co-founder of Summit Realty Group, an affiliate of Cushman & Wakefield. I then transitioned to join C&W’s Industrial leadership team as Executive Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Solutions and Industrial Operations. I also served on its Global Supply Chain Solutions Group and was appointed to its Industrial Executive Board. Early in my career, I enjoyed the developer side, serving as Vice President at Eaton & Lauth Commercial (now Lauth Group).
Notable industry acknowledgements include: SIOR Largest Industrial Deal in the U.S., First Industrial Largest Deal, and Hall of Fame inductee of Midwest Real Estate News.
I am actively involved in my alma mater, Purdue University, where I was a starting offensive lineman for its football team from 1978-1981 and team captain in 1979 and 1980. I was voted to Purdue’s 100-Year All Time Football team and am in my 26th season as Football Color Analyst on the Purdue Sports Radio Network.
President, National Client Services
The New York market is one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, and successful commercial real estate firms depend on a combination of strong client relationships, business development savvy, service excellence, support resources and an extended platform that facilitate efficient operations. For more than 35 years, I have focused on balancing these forces through the day-to-day management of operations and the development and execution of strategic direction for the Tri-State and other North American markets of several of the world’s largest commercial real estate firms.
I joined Colliers International in 2012 as President, Eastern Region. My responsibilities encompass oversight of the firm’s offices from Washington, D.C. to Boston, MA; collaboration with Colliers’ executive and local leadership to define goals and implement initiatives to accelerate and broaden the firm’s influence in those key markets; and identification and recruitment of brokers and other talented professionals who elevate the quality of client service and grow Colliers’ business volume. I also assist in business development for strategic pursuits, and actively participate in major assignments as an additional resource to ensure client success.