Ryan Kratz named President of region in support of Colliers’ U.S. business goals
TORONTO, September 10, 2018—Leading global commercial real estate services and investment management firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) announced today that Ryan Kratz will be transitioning into the new role of President, Southeast Region | U.S. Brokerage.
In this new role, Kratz will oversee all the Colliers owned offices in the Southeast, while acting as a conduit for the flow of information and connectivity to the brand and platform for all affiliate offices in the region. He will help the region, consisting of more than 20 offices, achieve their growth initiatives and targets, and ensure the company continues to provide best-in-class solutions to clients.
“Ryan is well-respected brokerage leader and his new appointment is further evidence of our commitment to strengthening our U.S. business,” said Gil Borok, Colliers Chief Operating Officer | U.S. Operations. “In his new, expanded role, I am confident that Ryan will continue to help us gain significant market share, increase new business wins, recruit and retain top-tier talent and provide excellent client service so that we remain a commercial real estate services firm of choice.”
Kratz was previously President | Florida, leading the overall strategy in the state and overseeing all aspects of the business there, including brokerage services, business development, operations, marketing and research.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to organize our Southeast operations in a meaningful structure to benefit our clients,” said Ryan Kratz. “Colliers is the world’s fastest-growing, publicly-listed global real estate services and investment management company and I am looking forward to spearheading its continued growth in this important region.”
About Colliers International Group Inc.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is a top tier global real estate services and investment management company operating in 69 countries with a workforce of more than 13,000 professionals. Colliers is the fastest-growing publicly listed global real estate services and investment management 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, and through its investment management services platform, has more than $20 billion of assets under management from the world’s most respected institutional real estate investors.
Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice to accelerate the success of its clients. 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 is ranked the number one property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.
Colliers is led by an experienced leadership team with significant equity ownership and a proven record of delivering more than 20% annualized returns for shareholders, over more than 20 years.
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