COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL HIRES INDUSTRY VETERAN TO LEAD CENTRAL FLORIDA
Industry Veteran Danny Rice Joins Firm as Managing Director and Market Leader
Central Florida, May 7, 2018—Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. today announced that Danny Rice has joined the company as Managing Director and Market Leader for its Central Florida markets. In his new role, Rice will manage Colliers’ Central Florida operations and business strategy, with a focus on developing, recruiting and assisting the top brokers to provide clients with high-level service and success.
He will collaborate directly with other leaders on the executive team, including Ryan Kratz, President | Florida.
"Danny makes a great addition to the team as we continue to expand and grow our footprint in the Southeast region," said Ryan Kratz, Colliers International President | Florida. "His hands-on approach and background in the brokerage business and its intersection with technology allows him to share and deliver new ideas that will ultimately benefit our clients."
Rice began his career at Colliers International in the Orlando office before leaving to pursue and lead other real estate proptech ventures. He brings a wealth of knowledge to Colliers, with over 13 years of experience in the commercial real estate and technology industries, most previously at Xceligent. Throughout his tenure, he oversaw more than 100 sales and marketing professionals, and was heavily involved in the company’s product and development efforts.
"I am delighted to be back at Colliers and am excited to contribute new strategies and ideas that will help the company gain more market share and win new business," said Danny Rice. "Colliers’ entrepreneurial culture, matched with their market-leading global platform, continues to provide clients the best possible service in the industry."
"Attracting top-tier talent like Danny is just another example of our commitment to our clients and our business as we take our company to the next level," said Marty Pupil, Colliers International President | U.S. Brokerage. "Adding Danny to our Central Florida operations will help Colliers continue to stand out from the competition and remain the commercial real estate services firm of choice."
About Colliers International Group Inc.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading real estate services company with a global brand operating in 69 countries and a workforce of more than 12,000 skilled professionals serving clients in the world’s most important markets. Colliers is the fastest-growing publicly listed global real estate services company, with 2017 corporate revenues of $2.3 billion ($2.7 billion including affiliates). With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership and control, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.
Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that help clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 global outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals for 13 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers has also been ranked the number one property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.
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