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President & Chief Executive Officer | Canada
Brian Rosen is the President and Chief Executive Officer I Canada at Colliers International, Canada’s leading commercial real estate services and investment management firm. He assumed the role on March 31, 2020 and is responsible driving growth and establishing the strategic direction of the business in the region. In addition to his role as President and CEO in Canada, Brian is also a member of the global senior executive team that sets the vision and strategy for Colliers International.
Prior to being appointed President and CEO in March 2020, Brian served as Chief Operating Officer I Canada at Colliers, overseeing operations of the Canadian business, including business development, finance and accounting, marketing and communications, IT and human resources. While in this role, Brian worked closely with the senior leadership team to refine Colliers’ fully integrated service offering and establish strategic areas of focus for the business.
Brian has spent his career fostering innovation and driving change, solving complex problems and continuously challenging and improving operations. An experienced General Manager, Corporate Strategist, Sales Leader, and Marketer, Brian worked at Iron Mountain for over a decade before joining Colliers, serving most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Canada. Brian has had extensive experience in both the US & Canada and prior to Iron Mountain was a Corporate Strategist at Avon Products and Management Consultant at Marakon Associates.
Brian holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University.
Vice Chairman, Head of Strategy & Consulting Group
With more than 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, including serving as CEO I Canada at Colliers International for 14 years, David assumed the role of Vice Chairman and Head of Strategy and Consulting I Canada on March 31, 2020. In this role, David integrates Colliers’ existing consulting practices into a national Real Estate Strategy & Consulting entity, building on operations to deliver the best real estate solutions for investors, institutions and corporate clients with significant real estate assets and portfolios.
David is highly regarded for his deep connections and innovative business perspective, providing strategy and guidance on best practices in corporate leadership, change management and innovation.
David holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia and is a member of REALPAC. Consisting of fewer than 100 members, REALPAC is the national industry association dedicated to advancing the vitality of Canada’s real estate sector.
President, Brokerage Services Canada
Scott Addison is the President of Brokerage Services at Colliers Canada, Canada’s leading commercial real estate services firm. Scott has been working in commercial real estate for more than 30 years and is passionate about industry leadership and maximizing potential for Colliers people and its clients. Since joining Colliers Management Team, Scott has gone on to create a distinct culture of leadership, collaboration and superior client service.
Appointed to the position of President of Brokerage Services in October 2015, Scott has been instrumental in driving both organic and strategic growth of the brokerage business in Canada. Scott oversees 28 offices across the country, motivating teams to accelerate success and be leaders in Canada's real estate services industry. Committed to providing value-enhancing strategies and solutions, Scott champions Colliers’ robust CRM platform and data solutions to deliver timely market intelligence to clients.
President, Real Estate Management Services Canada
John Duda is the President of Real Estate Management Services, Canada. John began his career as Director of National Property Services at CIBC, joining Colliers in 2010. Appointed as head of Real Estate Management Services in 2017, John has driven significant growth both organically and strategically through the development of new service lines and markets. In his role as president, John a oversees 14 offices across Canada, working closely with local teams to create value-driven strategies in support of clients’ goals.
President | Colliers Project Leaders
Ottawa - Project Leaders
Entrepreneur and business leader Franklin Holtforster founded Colliers Project Leaders in 1989. As President he has grown the company into a leading real-property and infrastructure project management firm with offices across Canada and the Middle East. An engineer and Project Management Professional, Franklin has directed major capital projects for private- and public-sector clients, nationally and internationally.
Franklin serves on the Board of the Real Property Institute of Canada, is a recipient of the Order of Honour of Professional Engineers Ontario and the Province of Ontario Volunteer Award, a Warden of the Iron Ring, and a Canada’s Clean50 honouree.
An in-demand speaker on the topics of business, leadership and sustainability, Franklin has delivered variations of his Intentional Leadership workshop to a wide range of audiences.
SVP & National Lead, Retail Services
Jane is Senior Vice President & National Lead, Retail Services for Real Estate Management Services (REMS) in Canada and her focus is on the strategic growth of REMS’ retail portfolio across Canada and on making Colliers’ Retail Asset Advisory Services synonymous with retail expertise in the Canadian marketplace. She will work with other areas of Colliers’ businesses when additional retail real estate expertise is required. Under her leadership, Jane leads the retail platform for Colliers Canada, ensuring that we continue to provide innovative and value-added solutions to our clients through the Retail Asset Advisory Services platform.
Head of Valuations & Advisory Services | Canada
Scott joined Colliers International’s Vancouver office in November 2009, working directly with the Head of Property Tax in British Columbia to reestablish the group. In 2013, Scott was promoted to the role of Senior Associate and focuses on preliminary negotiations with agents of the British Columbia Assessment Authority, as well as playing an advocacy role in front of the Property Assessment Review Panel and Property Assessment Appeal Board.