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Colliers International strengthens U.S. leadership team

Industry Veteran David Amsterdam Named President, Investments, Leasing and Eastern Region

NEW YORK, March 8, 2018—Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) today announced that veteran New York commercial real estate executive David Amsterdam has joined the company as President - Investments, Leasing and Eastern Region | USA. In his new role, Amsterdam will lead the Colliers team in top tier cities, including New York, Boston and Washington D.C., advising investors, corporate users and landlords across the full spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, with added responsibility for managing and executing client mandates in critical global markets.

This announcement comes on the heels of Colliers’ recent, significant hires to bolster its U.S. leadership team, including adding Gil Borok as Chief Operating Officer | USA.

“Growing our New York business is a top priority for Colliers,” said Marty Pupil, President | U.S. Brokerage. “Attracting a well-respected brokerage leader like David is evidence of our dedication to growth as we continue to strengthen our operations regionally, nationally and globally. Under his leadership, I expect our Eastern Region to gain significant market share, increase our new business wins and acquire additional top-tier talent.”
Amsterdam brings a sterling reputation to Colliers, having previously worked with both global brokerage and public REIT vehicles, including several past leadership roles in the commercial real estate services industry, most notably at SL Green and at Cushman & Wakefield. 

“I am very excited to join Colliers and assume a leadership role in driving the company’s future growth in the Eastern Region, especially in New York City, the world’s most important real estate market,” said David Amsterdam. “Colliers has demonstrated a commitment to hiring a world-class leadership team and I look forward to capitalizing on the many opportunities we see that will bring value to our clients and our professionals.” 
“We have known David for several years and are thrilled to have him spearheading our firm in these extremely competitive, important markets. This strategic hire greatly strengthens our U.S. leadership team and further positions our platform as a leading global real estate services provider,” said Dylan Taylor, President and COO of Colliers International. “Our focus on adding top talent to our global platform illustrates our commitment to delivering service excellence to our clients and professionals, to accelerate their success.”

About Colliers International Group Inc. 

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is an industry-leading real estate services company with a global brand operating in 69 countries and a workforce of more than 12,000 skilled professionals serving clients in the world’s most important markets. Colliers is the fastest-growing publicly listed global real estate services 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. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that help clients accelerate their success. 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 has also been ranked the number one property manager in the world by Commercial Property Executive for two years in a row.

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