Executive Vice President
License # CA-01064626
Terry Bell and Joe Elliott are the founders of Tenant Systems Group and have been teaming successfully for the past 25 years, representing the interests of technology companies based in the Silicon Valley. The team has consummated millions of square feet of office and R&D transactions, and continues to manage several significant national assignments for their clients. We have created a balanced & synergistic team with a solid industry reputation, resulting in well positioned and educated clients. Our many clients will attest that this team truly delivers a quality and enjoyable real estate experience.
I'm a native of San Jose. In business, I have always emphasized the importance of the financial and strategic aspects of the business. Prior to joining Colliers International I earned national honors as a Top Producer at Grubb & Ellis Co. in San Jose. I started my career at Cunningham Associates. I currently reside in the Willow Glen neighorhood in San Jose with my wife and two kids!
BS Degree in Business Administration from The University of Southern California
Executive Vice President
The "Tenant Only" Advisory Team of Terry Bell and Joe Elliott can take care of every stage of your company's real estate lifecycle, providing everything from planning and transactional resources to extensive occupancy services. Their services scale easily, from a complete menu to an exclusive partnership, and can be performed with any sized company in any market worldwide. Terry and Joe's partnership of over 20 years has yielded over 10 million square feet of completed transactions in Silicon Valley, in addition to many markets throughout the US, EMEA and AsiaPac. This experience allows their clients to receive better strategy, reliable budgets and clear impact to all their negotiations. Both Terry and Joe carry the SIOR designation which represents the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the real estate industry. Fewer then 5% of Silicon Valley real estate brokers qualify for this prestigious designation.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Terry earned national honors as a consistent Top Producer for Grubb & Ellis Co. in San Jose, including the prestigious Rookie of the Year award in 1993.
Terry is a native of Santa Clara County where he graduated from Los Altos High School. After graduating from California State University Long Beach with a BS degree in Business, he travelled around the world with a backpack for 18 months visiting over 35 countries. Terry is an avid golfer and is an active member at Almaden Country Club. He is also a serious skier who logs thousands of vertical feet every year. He loves to cook and is a self-proclaimed wine expert. Terry lives with his wife Barbie and two sons Jack and Henry in Los Gatos.