Russ Williamson | Colliers International | Columbus

Russ Williamson

Vice President

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About

Professional Summary

As a Vice President,  Russ works with the Midwest Colliers Manufactured Housing and RV Group, which specializes in the acquisition and dispositions of Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle assignments across the U.S. This includes strategic positioning of investment offerings, coordination of the financial and underwriting processes, and interaction with key decision makers within industry REITs, large institutional investment firms, family offices and owner operators. Since his inception with Colliers, Russ has closed over $300 million worth of transactions.

The Midwest Colliers Manufactured Housing and RV Group focuses exclusively on Manufactured Housing Communities, RV Resorts and Campgrounds across the United States. They offer a diverse collection of relevant industry experience including community ownership and management, acquisitions, disposition, debt and equity finance,  property marketing and market research. They have developed significant influence within the local, regional and national investment communities as trusted advisers for a wide range of clients. The group delivers superior results for their clients by leveraging extensive property marketing resources and real-time market knowledge and research.

Accomplishments

Russ currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA).
Russ also serves as Co-Chair for the Political Action Committee (PAC).

Education

B.A. The Ohio State University
Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Boston University

While attending The Ohio State University, Russ earned a Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management, where he received his Private Pilot’s License.  Moving to Boston, Massachusetts shortly after graduation, he put his degree to work for a private jet management company where he worked in sales and operations.  It wasn’t until 2009 that Russ entered the commercial real estate industry as an owner operator of several multifamily properties.  Before departing from New England to manage his real estate portfolio, he earned a Certificate in Real Estate Finance from Boston University and also completed several classes from the Certified Commercial Investment Member organization and the Institute for Real Estate Management.  Since moving back to Ohio, Russ sold his multifamily portfolio and successfully executed a 1031 to acquire a manufactured home community in Indiana.  

Memberships & Involvements

Board of Directors, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) 

Co-Chair Political Action Committee, Ohio Manufactured Homes Association (OMHA) 

Services

Service Lines
Capital Markets
Specializations
Manufactured Housing

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