Colliers is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. We work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 26 years, our experience leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders.
- Annualized revenue $4.0B
- Countries we operate in 65
- Square feet managed 2B
- Lease/sale transactions 54,000
- Assets under management $46B
- Professionals 18,000
All statistics are for 2020, are in U.S. dollars and include affiliates
Our mission is to maximize the potential of property to accelerate the success of our clients and our people.
Collaborate to drive exceptional results
Invest in relationships to deliver enduring value
Be experts to lead our industry into the future
Do what's right for our clients, people and communities
Our Enterprise ’25 Strategy
We are at the forefront of the real estate industry, leading the way and backed by a proven record of success. We are building for our future – and yours.
We continue to set bold targets and build our business at a competitive pace. We plan to more than double our profitability, with at least 65% of adjusted EBITDA coming from recurring revenue by the end of 2025, by augmenting our internal growth with smart acquisitions that build scale, expertise, and expand our service lines.
Our History and Major Milestones
2020: Colliers creates engineering & design platform
Colliers acquires a controlling interest in Maser Consulting, a leading multi-discipline engineering design service firm in the U.S. Maser, rebranded as Colliers Engineering & Design, provides a comprehensive suite of services including civil/site, transportation, geospatial/survey, infrastructure, governmental, geotechnical/environmental, telecommunications and utilities.
2020: Colliers adds debt finance & servicing platform
Colliers acquires a controlling interest in Dougherty and establishes a U.S. debt finance and loan servicing platform. Colliers Mortgage provides specialty debt financing through its relationships with U.S. government agencies while all brokerage, investment banking, capital markets and public finance services are carried on through Colliers Securities, which is licensed under the Securities and Exchange Commission and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).
2019: Revenues globally surpass $3 billion
2016 - 2018: Establishes investment management platform
In 2016, Colliers establishes a European investment management platform. In 2018, Colliers completes the strategic investment in Harrison Street, one of the largest real estate investment firms dedicated to the education, healthcare and storage sectors. The transaction establishes Colliers as one of the major players in global real estate investment management, provides an important new platform for growth and facilitates the integration of the firm’s existing real estate investment management operations in Europe.
2015: Colliers completes spin-off from FirstService
2012-2014: Colliers strengthens presence in Europe
Colliers International acquires its operations in the UK, Ireland and Germany and integrates them into its global platform. Colliers International expands to France and Belgium and strengthens operations in the Netherlands, Spain, Morocco and Switzerland with the acquisition of Paris-based AOS Group.
2010: Gains control of Colliers brand
2004: FirstService acquires largest Colliers operations and begins consolidation
1984-1990: Expands to Canada, U.S., Asia, Europe and LATAM
Colliers officially joins forces with Macaulay Nicolls, creating CMN, and launches global expansion into Canada and the U.S. Colliers merges operations in Australia and Asia and expands into emerging markets including Central Europe and Latin America, accelerating its shift towards a global approach.
Real Estate Services
We are committed to driving exceptional results with the right property solutions for you, wherever you operate. By embracing change and thinking differently, we act quickly to seize opportunities and generate better solutions. Whether you’re a developer, investor, landlord or tenant, we are a partner invested in seeing you succeed.
Our Investment Management Platform
Colliers is a leading alternative asset investment manager with $46 billion in real assets under management. We have a track record of delivering superior risk adjusted returns to our investors and making a positive impact across the communities in which we invest and operate.
Harrison Street is a leading investment management firm exclusively focused on alternative real assets in the U.S. and Europe. We create a series of differentiated investment solutions focused on demographic driven, needs-based assets such as senior housing, student housing, healthcare delivery, life sciences and storage real estate, as well as social and utility infrastructure.
Colliers Global Investors
Colliers Global Investors is a leading investment management firm focused on institutional quality real assets across Europe. We invest on behalf of the world’s most respected institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, endowments, insurance companies and family offices, who seek to generate superior risk adjusted returns.
Our executives are passionate, committed leaders who share a common goal to accelerate the success of everyone associated with our company.