Nicole Sayers

Nicole Sayers

Senior Vice President

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Professional Summary

I have joined the Colliers Capital Markets team after a 15-year career in commercial lending. Leveraging my experience in real estate finance and business development, I provide a uniquely diverse experience for my clients. My clients and relationships benefit from my knowledge and expertise in the financial markets, construction, interim, mezzanine, permanent, agency, bridge and equity for refinancing and purchase transactions. Prior to Colliers, I held progressive roles with Opus Bank, Bank of the  West, First Citizens Bank, and FCI Commercial Capital

I have partnered with Jeremy Thornton and the Capital Markets team to meet the increasing demand for services throughout the Western US. Together, our team provides recommendations to suit a wide variety of property and portfolio level capital needs. 

Areas in which we offer advisory services include:

  • Acquisition financing
  • Property & portfolio recapitalizations (debt & equity)
  • Sale vs. refinance analysis
  • Loan prepayment analysis
  • Distressed property valuation and re-capitalization
  • Mezzanine & gap financing
  • Preferred & joint venture (common) equity structuring
  • Monetizing trapped equity (debt & equity solutions)
  • Loan workouts
  • Loan assumptions & defeasance
  • Long-term portfolio strategy & capital requirement identification
  • Small Business Administration Lending (SBA)

I look forward to discussing how our expertise can provide long-term success for your clients. 


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science from the University of Arizona, Tuscon 
  • Master's Degree, University of Arizona, Tuscon 

Memberships & Involvements

  • Child Abuse Prevention Center – Executive Board Member
  • Association of Commercial Real Estate – Board Member
    • Special Director of Community Giving
    • Broker of the Year Committee – Event raising over $250k
  • Rebuilding Together –Event Director for project at Elementary School
  • WEAVE – Committee Member for Walk A Mile
  • Mercy Medical Foundation – Event Director for Gals on the Green
  • Junior Achievement Foundation – Classroom Mentor for a Day (annual)
  • LLS Man/Woman of the Year – Committee Member for nominee


Debt and Equity Finance, Institutional Capital Markets, Mortgage Brokerage
Service Lines
Capital Markets
Property Types
Healthcare-Medical, Hotel, Industrial, Land, Office, Multifamily, Retail

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