Nikola is the Manager of the Valuation and Advisory Services Department. He has a multidiscipline background, having worked for renowned real estate consultancies and in a reputable financial institution in the financing of prime assets on the Serbian real estate market. Nikola is able to successfully provide advice to clients in every step of their investment cycle that maximizes their benefit and the project’s success. He has worked on large scale projects which include all segments of real estate, including specialized properties, renewable energy projects, and agricultural projects.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Nikola worked at UniCredit Bank Serbia as a Director of Collateral Management Unit. He has closely cooperated with the Project Financing Department and he was involved in the credit approval process for some of the largest projects in Serbia, assessing and mitigating the risks involved, managing client relationship and providing adequate collaterals to the Bank. Before UniCredit Bank, Nikola worked as a Financial Analyst at Nelt Co, and as a Valuation Consultant at CBRE and NAI atrium, respectively. Throughout his career, he had the opportunity to work with the largest investors in Serbia and the region, assessing large scale projects and supporting management decisions with financial models and extensive due diligence. During his term as Collateral Assessment Specialist of UniCredit bank Serbia, he has managed to become a court-appointed expert in the area of economics and has carried out dozens of expert reports used in various judicial processes.
In April 2018, Nikola has gained the license for carrying out real estate valuations.
MSc in Real Estate Management & Development, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Memberships & Involvements
MRICS - Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Key Account and Operations Manager | Serbia
Ilija is responsible for expanding relationships with existing clients and developing relationships with new clients by implementing his knowledge and experience in a manner which builds upon Colliers standards, unifies the valuable knowledge of all team members and identifies opportunities for fresher approaches to meeting and managing clients’ needs. Ilija works with an extremely professional and dedicated team of highly experienced and motivated experts who are market leaders and responsible for adding value and delivering best solutions to all clients and market participants.
Ilija joined Colliers International in August of 2014 in the Valuation and Advisory Services (VAS) department. During his time with the VAS team, Ilija was responsible for carrying out comprehensive and detailed valuation and advisory reports for commercial and residential properties, covering the markets of Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. By always acting as a true partner and advisor to clients, surpassing real estate appraisals and consultancy, Ilija is best known for exceeding client expectations and providing a high level of service excellence.
In 2019, for his dedication, professional maturity and great impact in contribution, Ilija was promoted to Key Account and Operations Manager, now handling the company’s key accounts and operations. He now ensures stable and structured performance according to the Colliers’ values as a main focus for the company’s economic growth and performance.
Jelena is part of Colliers team within the Valuation and Advisory Services Department. She is responsible for valuation analysis, managing communications with clients and providing essential information for them, creating proposals and contracts as well as preparing market reports and advisory studies material for clients. She combines both the creative and technical element in order to uncover the full potential of projects and to build on her experience.
Additionally, Jelena was also working within Commercial &Residential Brokerage Services Department where she was engaged in brokerage activities and importing new data to the database as well as updating it with high accuracy. Jelena participated in a number of projects related to many representative clients, such as ABD, Molson Coors, McDonald’s, NLB Bank, Marfin Bank, Banca Intesa.
Tamara has joined Colliers International in 2018 as an Administrative Assistant after completing her Bachelor studies (with Honors) in Agricultural Economy from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Belgrade in 2017.
Tamara is an integral member of the Colliers International Serbia team, applying her extensive financial knowledge and business perspective to the development, implementation, and summary of budgets and expenses for Colliers’ and clients' portfolio. She has substantial knowledge of financial analysis and administration, calculation and accounting, which makes her a reliable and great asset to the team.
Later, by exceeding expectations of her colleagues and everyone in the industry, Tamara started serving as an Associate in the General and Administration Department to the Colliers team and professional in administration and financial equanimity.
Tamara is currently working towards her further development in her career.