Colliers Hires Industry Veteran Ray Devlin to Walnut Creek Office

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Walnut Creek, CA, 6/25/2020 – Industry veteran Ray Devlin has joined leading global real estate services and investment management company Colliers International's Walnut Creek office as senior vice president. Devlin's 25 years of experience and specialization in retail commercial real estate will expand the firm's existing strength and capabilities in landlord and tenant representation.

Prior to joining Colliers, Devlin was Director for Cushman and Wakefield for four years and before that worked for Grubb & Ellis as a broker for 17 years. Devlin has assisted clients in all aspects of commercial real estate from site selection to the procurement of entitlements in addition to the leasing and selling of existing and ground-up developments.

"It is an honor to join the well-respected team Colliers and Scott Ellis have assembled in Walnut Creek," said Devlin. "Current events and customer preferences make every aspect of the real estate decision more important. I look forward to leveraging Colliers' enterprising and client-tailored approach to problem solve through real estate."

Over the course of his career, Devlin has been involved in hundreds of leases and sales totaling over two million square feet while developing a list of notable clients that includes Seritage, CW Capital Asset Management, Reynolds & Brown, Signature Properties, Passco Real Estate, Pacific Development Group, Armstrong Development and McNellis Partners. He has represented major tenants including Goodwill, Winco Foods, Chase Bank, Arco, Sherwin-Williams, Regal Cinemas and Lowes.

"On behalf of the Walnut Creek office, Colliers is excited to welcome Ray Devlin," said Colliers Executive Managing Director, Scott Ellis. "For 25 years, Ray has been a market leader in retail sales and leasing and land brokerage throughout the East Bay and has proven himself to be a top-level producer time and time again. He will without a doubt make a great addition to our team."

Devlin holds a bachelor of science degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

About Colliers International
Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading real estate professional services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment. Learn more about how we accelerate success at corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

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Ray Devlin

Senior Vice President

Walnut Creek

Mr. Devlin has been involved in all aspects of retail commercial real estate for 24 years. Prior to joining Colliers, Devlin was Director for Cushman and Wakefield for four-years and before that worked for Grubb & Ellis as a broker for  17 years. Devlin assists his clients in all aspects of commercial real estate from site selection to the procurement of entitlements in addition to the leasing and selling of existing and ground-up developments.

Over the course of his career, Devlin has been involved in hundreds of leases and sales totaling over two million-square-feet while developing a list of notable clients that include Seritage, CW Capital Asset Management, Reynolds & Brown, Signature Properties, Passco Real Estate, Pacific Development Group, Armstrong Development, and McNellis Partners. He has represented major tenants including Goodwill, Winco Foods, Chase Bank, Arco, Sherwin-Williams, Regal Cinemas, and Lowes.

Mr. Devlin specializes in retail Leasing and land sales. Ray thrives when working through complex CRE challenges and his expertise is a significant value to his clients.

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