Professional Summary

Mr. Charles Herder is a principal shareholder and Co-Chairman of Colliers International in Houston, sitting on the Board of Directors and serving on the Governance Committee.  He also serves on the Colliers International Board of Advisors, providing governance and leadership to Colliers nationwide.

Throughout his career, Mr. Herder has  assisted a broad range of clients with their real estate needs. He combines an engineering background and strong skills in financial analysis with over 35 years of experience to help his clients achieve their real estate goals. He has completed major assignments in the fields of office leasing, industrial sales/leases and investment sales. As his  practice has matured, he has taken select consulting assignments and advisory roles in helping his clients plan for the future. Most recently, Mr. Herder  has been involved in major investment sales involving complex structures and subtle negotiations, adding substantial value for his clients.  He enjoys the real estate profession and remains active.  One of his greatest joys is to see the firm he joined when there were  only four members, now eclipsing 175...the families supported by this firm, the children growing up, the new associates joining...all gives a sense of sincere satisfaction to his life.


Mr. Herder was chosen by Colliers International as the Tom Richardson Award recipient, a peer directed honor based on strength of character.


  • MBA in Finance, The University of Texas at Austin
  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University

Memberships & Involvements

  • Former Chairman of the Board of the George Foundation
  • Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Memorial Hermann Foundation
  • Board of Directors of Kinkaid Investments Foundation, Member
  • Texas Children's Hospital West Campus Advisory Council
  • Past Board of Trustees, Faith in Practice
  • Board of Advisors, Houston Wilderness; Member
  • Governing Council, Shepherd School of Music
  • National Chairman of MIT Parents Fund (2008), Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Past Advisor of the Texas A&M Development Foundation and the United Methodist Foundation
  • Past President, Houston Marketing Network division of the Greater Houston Partnership
  • Community Foundation Council of the Greater Houston Community Foundation
  • Member of River Oaks Country Club, Houston
  • Roaring Fork Club,  Colorado
  • Colliers Energy Group Member


Consultancy Services, Design and Build, Financial Analysis, Healthcare, Investment Properties, Land Marketing, Land Sales, Warehouses
Service Lines
Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Corporate Solutions, Occupier Services
Property Types
Industrial, Land, Healthcare-Medical
Energy Group

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