Commercial Real Estate Industry Veteran Ed Alegre Joins Colliers International

Jun 18, 2012, 09:00 ET from Colliers International

Alegre to lead commercial real estate giant's Valuation and Advisory Services Business

SEATTLE, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colliers International announced today that Ed Alegre, a top appraisal, consulting and brokerage executive in the commercial real estate industry for more than 25 years, has joined Colliers International as President of Valuation and Advisory Services in the U.S. He will be based in Irvine, Calif.

Alegre's role will involve leading the Valuation and Advisory Services division in the U.S., and coordinating its efforts with the global organization. Alegre said his vision for the company is to remain the most trusted, experienced advisors, and take the firm's high quality capabilities to the next level.

"I am extremely excited to take on this new leadership role with Colliers International and work with such a great group of people around the world," said Alegre. "Colliers is a top-of-the-line firm in terms of performance, and because the company already has an established footprint globally, we have the ability to efficiently service clients regardless of size Colliers has a reputation for striving to be the best with a strong team approach and dedicated specialty areas, which will allow Colliers to continue to capture high growth potential opportunities."  

Prior to joining Colliers International, Alegre served as executive managing director at Grubb & Ellis Landauer, where under his leadership, Landauer grew organically to over 200 employees, including over 150 valuation professionals, across 30 locations nationwide, in just two years. Earlier in his career, Alegre held executive and senior leadership positions working for CB Richard Ellis and Cushman & Wakefield.  In addition, he has co-authored several books, such as the Commercial Real Estate Sales Guide and A Tenant's Guide to Leasing Commercial Real Estate.  Alegre also holds the prestigious MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

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Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world, with over 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 522 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation, it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International the top U.S. real estate company. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.

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