Industry veteran tapped to lead growing office

WALNUT CREEK, CA, DECEMBER 14, 2017 – Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International announced today that Scott Ellis has been named Executive Managing Director of the Walnut Creek office. Ellis, who brings more than 35 years of industry expertise, will be responsible for management and direction of the brokerage operations in the central East Bay region.

Scott Ellis

“We are so excited to have Scott back with our company and leading our Walnut Creek office. He is a respected market leader with extensive knowledge and tremendously loyal clients in the East Bay,” said André Walewski, CEO and market leader for Colliers in San Jose – Silicon Valley. “Ellis is highly regarded as one of the top office brokers in the East Bay for the past 25 years, with a strong market reputation and consistent elite production history. His market-leading office agency and investment sales résumé will be a key asset to the growing Colliers team.”

“It’s an honor and privilege to join Colliers and be part of their unique culture, professional market leadership and international platform,” said Ellis. “There is no limit to the expertise and global services we can provide for our clients.”

Prior to rejoining Colliers, Ellis spent 25 years at Grubb & Ellis and Transwestern as Senior Vice President and Office Director. An East Bay native and resident, Ellis is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he was a scholarship varsity baseball pitcher.

About Colliers International Group Inc.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading global real estate services company with 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, 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 12 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm. Colliers also has been ranked the top property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

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