Colliers Announcement

Colliers Bolsters Senior Leadership in Canada Appointing Brian Rosen COO, Canada

Former Iron Mountain Canada GM Brian Rosen joins Colliers International in a newly created senior leadership position for Canada.

Brian Rosen

March 15, 2019 - TORONTO, ON: Colliers International, a leading commercial real estate services and investment management company, announced today that Brian Rosen has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Colliers Canada. This is a newly created position for the Canadian business. 

Rosen brings a wealth of senior leadership experience from Iron Mountain, the global leader in storage and information management services, with 1,400 facilities and more than 87.5 million square feet of storage space under management in over 50 countries. After working in increasingly senior roles with the firm, Rosen most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Iron Mountain Canada. 

“Colliers is a global firm with Canadian roots; it’s a great Canadian growth story,” Rosen said. “Colliers has the vision, expertise and network to shape the future of commercial real estate, in local markets and around the world, and I’m thrilled to join the business.”

In his role as COO, Rosen will oversee development of organizational priorities to drive continued growth and profitability throughout Colliers’ Canadian business. 

“Colliers continues to outpace our competition in an industry that is experiencing constant change,” said David Bowden, CEO, Colliers Canada. “As an innovative and accomplished leader, Brian brings real estate experience, fresh ideas from a related industry and the vision necessary to navigate that change. I look forward to working with Brian to help accelerate growth at Colliers across all lines of business in coming years and deliver the best real estate solutions to our clients.” 

Rosen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from Princeton University. Rosen and his family live in the Toronto area and he will be based in Colliers’ Toronto Downtown office.  

About Colliers International Group 

Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIGI) is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 20 years, our experienced leadership team, owning more than 40% of our equity, have delivered industry-leading investment returns for shareholders. In 2018, corporate revenues were $2.8 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates), with more than $26 billion of assets under management. 

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