Colliers South Carolina announces 2020 Rising Star Award recipients

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Greenville, SC – Colliers | South Carolina is pleased to announce its 2020 Rising Star Awards which were presented at the company’s annual Awards Celebration held virtually on January 26, 2021.

The Rising Star Award recognizes staff members who have less than three years’ tenure at Colliers, perform in an exemplary manner, demonstrate a desire to attain or are pursuing a professional designation, are active in industry groups and/or civic groups in the community and live the Colliers core values of service, expertise, community, fun, integrity and collaboration.

The Colliers staff members recognized as 2020 Rising Stars are, in alphabetical order:

  • Grant Butler, Property Manager | Columbia
  • Ryan McCue, Brokerage Associate | Columbia
  • Matt Pickard, Brokerage Associate | Charleston
  • Tyler Self, Project Manager – LCK | Columbia
  • Dillon Swayngim, Senior Brokerage Associate | Spartanburg
  • Bailey Tollison, Brokerage Associate | Greenville

“A member of the Real Estate Management Services (REMS) team in Columbia, Grant Butler has exhibited exceptional commitment and tenacity in managing a portfolio of 26 properties for one of our largest clients, Weston, Inc. He is a quick study and has set a high bar of service for our clients and tenants,” said Debbie Lane, Senior Vice President of REMS for Colliers | South Carolina.

Ryan McCue is a dedicated real estate professional who focuses on client and customer service and providing incredibly thorough service to his clients,” said David Lockwood, CCIM, SIOR, CRE, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers | South Carolina. “When Ryan joined Colliers, he established a new service line for our company, focusing on brokerage services for the purchase and sale of large land tracts for development, recreational use and timber production.”

Matt Pickard sets the example of a rising star by making everyone around him better,” said Jim Garrett, MCR, Market President of Colliers’ Charleston office. “His take-charge attitude is what sets him about from others in our industry, which has allowed us to be successful in establishing a presence for industrial brokerage in Charleston.”

“As an LCK project manager, Tyler Self has demonstrated a high degree of technical expertise as a team member on high-caliber projects in Columbia. His use of technology and attention to detail in the delivery of project management services are differentiators for our company,” said Dale Stigamier, CCIM, Senior Vice President of LCK.

Dillon Swayngim has shown incredible capability when it comes to pursuing new business,” said David Feild, Market President of Colliers’ offices in Greenville and Spartanburg. “When he came over to Colliers from a smaller firm, he leveraged our platform and colleagues in an impressive way and has made a name for himself in the industrial brokerage community.”

Bailey Tollison has exceeded all the categories we were looking for to grow our Greenville office brokerage team,” said Feild. “His team-first approach to learning the industry has translated into a client-first approach for his everyday way of doing business. His attention to detail while keeping perspective on the larger goals has earned him the respect of his team and appreciation from his clients.”


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Grant Butler

Property Manager

Columbia

As a Property Manager for Colliers International | South Carolina, I specialize in managing industrial properties and specifically a portfolio of assets owned by real estate investor Weston, Inc. I develop property budgets, implement cost-effective solutions for repairs and ensure that preventative maintenance practices are utilized to extend the lifespan of properties.

My customer service and communication experience, along with my knowledge of the industrial market, will help guide my clients to meet their financial goals. What I love about managing industrial properties is the vast challenges that come with each property. Each building has different nuances about them, and no two buildings are the same. This creates interesting challenges that require me to problem solve and overcome each hurdle. I find success in my work when I am exceeding my clients’ and Colliers’ standards of expectations.

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Bailey Tollison

Brokerage Associate

Greenville

As a Brokerage Associate in the Greenville office, I specialize in office leasing and sales, working on the office brokerage team alongside Brantley Anderson and Taylor Allen. My banking background provides a unique perspective to my team and our clients, who consist of local ownership entities, regional and national REITs and private equity entities.

The most rewarding part of my job is forming long-standing relationships with clients that don’t end after a transaction is complete. We feel our team’s strengths in financial modeling, marketing and data/technology, combined with a positive attitude, responsiveness and focus on customer service, provide a world-class experience for clients.

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Ryan McCue

Brokerage Associate

Columbia

As a Brokerage Associate with Colliers International | South Carolina and a member of the land and commercial brokerage team, my primary focus is on the sale of large land tracts for development, recreational use and timber production. I work with various groups of clients, from investors to tract builders and farmers and hunters. 

I pride myself on being someone who, once committed, sees tasks through to the end. Land sales can be notoriously complicated, with many ups and downs, yet my clients know that I will advance their interests at every turn. It is this reliability that makes me indispensable to both investors and users.

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Dillon Swayngim

Senior Brokerage Associate

Spartanburg

I am a Senior Brokerage Associate in Colliers International | South Carolina’s Spartanburg office, specializing in industrial and flex properties through landlord and tenant representation as well as industrial investment sales. 

I define success in my work as going above and beyond for clients and when the projects that I work on produce a substantial impact on local and regional economic development. My client roster has included large companies such as Amazon, institutional investors and small local businesses. Each of my clients are treated in the same manner as they expect responsiveness, professionalism and market expertise, and I take pride in being able to deliver each for them. Being able to identify operational inefficiencies and identify solutions for my clients is one of my biggest assets.

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Tyler Self

Project Manager

Columbia

As a Project Manager for LCK, I am responsible for a variety of projects, ranging from new construction to renovations and leasehold improvements. I bring a keen attention to detail and extensive knowledge of the construction process, which allows me to effectively communicate with my clients, constantly keeping them in the loop throughout the process. I have proven successes in project management, including ground up construction, renovations, additions, K-12 schools, mixed-use buildings and water treatment plants. This variety of experiences has given me the skills and knowledge beneficial to LCK’s wide range of clients.

I aim to be adaptable in understanding and relating to all members of a team while working to translate a client’s vision on a project. I find that this is vital in seeing a project to a successful completion. I focus on diligently seeking out potential problems and reaching a resolution to prevent schedule and cost impacts.

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Matt Pickard

Brokerage Associate

Charleston

As a Brokerage Associate, my expertise is in representing landlords and tenants in the sale, leasing and disposition of industrial and office properties. My role is to understand your commercial real estate needs and, using my expertise in the local market conditions and trends, recommend creative solutions, whether that is effective and efficient space planning for a tenant’s new space or maximizing a property’s lease rate or sales price for ownership.

I’m fascinated with supply chain and have developed strong relationships at the SC Ports Authority and with local industry leaders. I have leveraged my knowledge of how supply chain and industry work to serve my clients. I believe in constant communication and follow-up and am committed to educating my clients to better understand the bigger picture and make smart real estate decisions that benefit you both today and down the road.

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