Jim Anthony | Colliers International | Raleigh

Jim Anthony


CEO | Raleigh-Durham

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Professional Summary

Jim serves as CEO and Principal for Colliers International Raleigh. Jim’s responsibilities include: company vision and strategy, client representation, business development and chief investment strategist. Prior to founding Anthony & Co. in 1987, Jim served as a consultant with the Grubb & Ellis Company in Los Angeles, California, from 1979 to 1983, winning the “Rookie of the Year” Award in 1980. In 1983, Jim moved to Raleigh to be Leasing and Management Director for Carolantic Realty. In 1998 he acquired Allenton Commercial in Durham, NC and merged it into Anthony & Co.  The company headquarters is in Raleigh, NC.

Jim has one of the most diverse and distinguished commercial real estate track records in the Southeastern, US. For over 30 years he has worked with nearly every property type in ten states. His expertise is highly sought after by institutions, businesses, investors, developers and government, having completed well in excess of a billion dollars of transactions in thousands of sale and lease negotiations.



  • 2017 & 2019 TBJ Philanthropy Award, Top Small Company
  •  2015 TCAR Million Dollar Sales Club
  • 2010 Business Leader | Top Entrepreneur Award
  • 2009 Triangle Business Journal | Fast Fifty
  • 2015, 2009- 2005 CoStar | Power Broker Awards
  • 2009 & 2008 Business Leader | Top Ten North Carolina | Top Privately Held Companies
  • 2008 Mover & Shaker | Business Leader Magazine
  • 2000 Triangle Commercial Association of Realtors | REALTOR of the Year


  • Duke University BA
  • University of Southern California MBA
  • Licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker
  • Numerous Management Negotiation, Finance & Environmental Courses
  • SIOR since 1988


“Jim Anthony has served Progress Energy and their Commercial Real Estate needs for over twenty-six years… He gave us sound advice. One project, converting an old warehouse and garage, Powerhouse Square, into a vibrant part of Raleigh, was the start of the renaissance of downtown Raleigh. We couldn’t have done this without Jim Anthony.”
Bill Johnson, CEO, Progress Energy

  • Progress Energy
  •  Martin Marietta Materials
  • Northwestern Mutual Life
  • Catholic Diocese
  • Cherokee Investment Partners
  • Duke University
  • Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • City of Raleigh
  • NC State University
  • Wachovia Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank


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