Jessica Butterworth Named Partner at Colliers Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. – January 12, 2021 – Colliers International is proud to announce that Jessica Butterworth has been appointed partner at Colliers International Virginia. Butterworth is the director of engineering services, a leadership position she assumed in 2018. In this role, she oversees building engineering services for the Colliers offices in Richmond, Charlottesville, Norfolk, Fredericksburg. and Greensboro and Raleigh, N.C.

As partner, Butterworth will continue to oversee building engineering services business development, assignments, hiring and compliance with federal, state, and local codes. She will continue to work on a portfolio of more than 750,000 square feet of Class A federally-leased assets across Virginia where she works alongside government agencies such as the U.S. State Department, Federal Courts and the FBI. 

“This company, its culture and my colleagues are what sets us apart from our competition, and I am grateful to be presented this opportunity,” said Butterworth. “I am proud of everything we have accomplished and look forward to being a part of this organization’s ongoing success by offering exceptional service to our clients.”

Butterworth joined the firm in 2007 as an office manager and has received numerous promotions including assistant property manager, property manager and building services coordinator. She exemplifies the firm’s core values of being enterprising, collaborative and delivering enduring value to not only her clients but her colleagues as well.  

“When we look for partners, we look for those who show an extremely strong work ethic and who stands out as a leader. Jessica embodies both of those characteristics and has grown tremendously with the company,” said Todd Willett, managing director of REMS for the Virginia and Raleigh offices.  “Not only is she a leader within the Richmond office, but across all our offices in the region. It was an easy, unanimous decision for us, and we could not be more thrilled to welcome her as partner.”

Butterworth is an active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) working on the local community service committee. In addition, she is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate with IREM, a Real Property Administrator (RPA) candidate with BOMA International and is involved with other local community service efforts.

“This announcement speaks first and foremost to the incredible leadership contributions Jessica makes to our clients, our colleagues, and our standards of excellence. It also speaks, in large part to her efforts, to the phenomenal growth we have experienced in the Real Estate Management Services area during her tenure of increased responsibility,” said J. Scott Adams, president of Colliers Virginia and Raleigh, NC.


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Jessica Butterworth

Director of Engineering Services, REMS VA

Richmond - North

Jessica directly oversees Building Engineering Services for the Colliers International offices located in Richmond, Charlottesville, Norfolk, and Fredericksburg, Virginia and Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina. In this role, she oversees schedules, business development, assignments, billing, and compliance with Federal, State and Local codes regarding Building Maintenance. She directly supervises 80+ engineers across the United States and works with Property Management teams on building engineering needs.

Jessica Butterworth joined the company in 2007 as the Office Manager, was promoted in 2009 to the Richmond Building Services Coordinator, and in 2018 assumed the role of the Director of Engineering Services, REMS|Virginia. She also acts as Property Manager on multiple accounts.

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