CEO, Occupier Services | Global
Scott Nelson is CEO, Occupier Services | Global at Colliers International and is responsible for strategy and leadership of the Occupier Services business unit. Occupier Services makes up the platform of tools and talent that supports our professionals leading Occupier client relationships, including: tenant representation and project management assignments, multi-market accounts, and Corporate Solutions outsourcing engagements. Corporate Solutions includes service lines such as Solutions Development, Innovation (Consulting and Technology Services including our Colliers360 Technology), Account Management, Lease Administration, Transaction Management, Project Management, and Facilities Management. Occupier Services is organized globally under Scott’s leadership, with robust platforms and major client engagements based in all regions of the Americas, EMEA and APAC.
Scott has held key leadership positions for much of his career, with his entire tenure focused on occupier clients and the development of businesses and platforms to serve these clients, including experience directly leading client engagements with some of the most recognized global brands.
Scott has extensive experience with the initial relationship “solutioning” and transitions, resource deployment and development of the client-facing team, strategic real estate planning and portfolio optimization initiatives. These projects have resulted in real value creation opportunities for clients in the area of real estate occupancy cost reduction, business intelligence technology deployments, process improvements, CRE organizational design, maximized real estate flexibility, capital and expense plan re-positioning, among others. Scott began his career as a tenant representation transaction advisor and has personally handled more than 250 transactions exceeding $1 billion in total value throughout the U.S. and globally.
Auburn University, BS in Marketing
Memberships & Involvements
CoreNet Global, International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, Vail Valley Foundation