NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI, TSX:CIG) today announced that Steve Everbach has joined the firm as President, Central Region | USA, effective December 14, 2015. Everbach will focus on Colliers' continued strategic expansion in the Central U.S. region, including targeted growth markets such as Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Dallas-Ft. Worth. Everbach will also have management responsibility for the North Texas business and be based in Dallas.
"We have experienced strong growth in the Central U.S. region, both internally and through our acquisitions in Dallas and St. Louis and most recently Indianapolis," said Craig Robinson, President | USA, Colliers International. "With this rapid pace of growth we have established a new leadership position in the region and are delighted that Steve will be assuming this new role. With 30 years of experience in commercial real estate, Steve was the natural choice as he brings an exceptional level of on-the-ground market knowledge, client success and leadership skills to help continue our growth in this important region."
Everbach has held senior leadership positions in professional services firms as well as investment management and development companies. He also has a strong agency leasing background, having completed over eight million square feet of real estate transactions representing an aggregate value of more than $1.5 billion throughout his career. In his new role, Everbach will also be a member of Colliers' U.S. Executive Leadership Team and Operating Committee.
"What attracts me to this role is the opportunity to join a premier, global commercial real estate advisory firm with a strong focus on growth," said Everbach. "I'm excited to be part of the U.S. leadership team and to have the oversight and responsibility for such a strategically significant part of the business. The enterprising and entrepreneurial culture of Colliers provides a springboard to achieving great things, not only within the business, but also elevating our business within the dynamic commercial real estate industry."
Everbach is a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Regional Chamber, Downtown Dallas Inc. and the Robert and Margaret Folsom Institute for Real Estate at SMU's Cox School of Business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University, where he is a member of the alumni association.
About Colliers International Group Inc.
Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG) is a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,300 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant insider ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include brokerage, global corporate solutions, investment sales and capital markets, project management and workplace solutions, property and asset management, consulting, valuation and appraisal services, and customized research and thought leadership. Colliers International has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Global Outsourcing for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.
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