Managing Director | México
In 1986, Javier Lomelín began his real estate career with Lomelin Corporation Real Estate, one of the largest and most prestigious firms in Mexico since 1943.
In 1991, Javier participated in the creation of Colliers International Mexico which was born form a partnership between Lomelin Corporation Real Estate and Colliers International Property Consultants.
In 1993, Colliers Mexico began operations under his direction and has continued to play a leading role in the consolidation and development of Colliers in Mexico and Latin America.
Javier Lomelin has 31 years of real estate experience and was named Chief Executive Officer of Latin America in 2009.
As CEO, Javier is responsible for business in Latin America as well as expanding the region‘s business through entry into new markets and the creation of new service lines. He is focused on leading efforts to maintain and increase the high level of real estate service offered by Latin America's 22 offices and more than 1,300 professionals working in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Miami.
Founder and President of the Board of "Corinca Kindergarten", a charitable institution established in 2000 with the focus of serving Mexican children between two and seven years who come from low-income families and families that can´t provide access to a complete education.
Promoter of community programs of Colliers International Mexico in support of charitable Mexican institutions, including "Naturalia- Cinturón Verde" (Mexico city), "Casa Simón de Betania" (Monterrey), "Estancia de la Senectud" (Guadalajara), and "Libera un Tortuga" (Cancun).
Opening and consolidation of Colliers Mexico´s offices: Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Puebla, Queretaro, Cancun, Tijuana and Ciudad Juarez.
Opening and consolidation of other offices in LATAM, including: Bogota (Colombia), Panama (Panama), San Jose (Costa Rica), and Miami (USA).
Because of his outstanding leadership, he was appointed as CEO of Colliers LATAM in 2009. Under his management, the region showed an increase in revenue of more than 150% between 2009 and 2011.
Founder, former president, current member of the board of directors and the board of honor and justice of the ICEI (Commercial and Industrial AC Institute), an association that joins the main companies providing specialized services in non-residential real estate. In his role as president, he encouraged and strengthened the creation of the certification for Commercial & Industrial Real Estate Professionals (PIC Commercial & Industrial) in collaboration with the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) in 2010.
Javier Lomelín continuously participates as a speaker in various forums in Mexico and other countries. He has also been a professor and conferencist in prestigious universities among the country. Javier has had several professional recognitions, including the "Luis Barrios" medal to the Real Estate Excellence granted by the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals, A.C. (AMPI).
He currently serves as Vice President of BOMA Mexico, as part of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Institute of Intelligent Building, A.C., (IMEI).
He is a member of the Board of Directors of Consorcio ARA and Fibra HD.
Since 1997, He designs and coordinates an Administration and Finance in Real Estate Certification at Instituto Nacional Autónomo de México (ITAM)
In 1990, Javier obtained a degree in Law from the "Universidad Panamericana", Mexico City.
In 1990 and 1991, he completed the required courses to get the License of Broker in the State of California at the Anthony School of San Diego, CA and the Professional Certificate in Real Estate Developments at the University of California in San Diego. During his stay in California, he took courses related to Administration and Total Quality at the University of California in San Diego.
In 1994-1995, he participated in the Business Management Program D-1 from the "Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas" (IPADE), one of the best business schools in the world, located in Mexico City.
Since 1997 he designs and coordinates the Certificate of "Administration and Finance in Real Estate", at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).
In 2003, he obtained the Certificated Professional in Real Estate (PIC) certification from the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI).
In 2010, he obtained the Certificated Professional in Real Estate Commercial & Industrial (PIC Commercial & Industrial) certification from the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) certification in partnership with the Institute of Commercial and Industrial (ICEI).
In 2011, he participated in the seminar “Latin America leadership Seminar 2011" in Monterrey N.L.
In 2011, he was invited to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
In 2012, he successfully completed the seminar "Latin America Leadership Miami 2012" in Miami and earned a certificate offered by The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Anderson School of Management in partnership with Adolfo Ibañez Business School of Management.
Memberships & Involvements
Young Presidents Organization Board, Instituto Comercial e Industrial (ICEI), ICSC, Asociacion Mexicana de Profesionales (AMPI), BOMA, ULI, Administration and Finance in Real Estate Certification at Instituto Nacional Autónomo de México (ITAM), Business Management Program D-1 at IPADE, Instituto Mexicano del Edificio Inteligente y Sustentable (IMEI).
BBVA, Grupo Bimbo, Marhnos, ARA, La Madrileña, Publicidad Ferrer, Regus, Grupo Hotelero Santa Fe
“Under Javier's leadership, I'm confident we can take the organization to the next level.” – Chris McLernon, Chief Executive Officer | EMEA