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Colliers Promotes Daniel Holmes to Executive Managing Director, GTA

Dan Holmes Executive Managing Director

Holmes to focus on implementing firm’s growth strategy in the region

Toronto, July 6, 2020 – Colliers International Canada announced today that Daniel Holmes has been promoted to Executive Managing Director and Market Leader for its operations in the Greater Toronto Area, effective June 1, 2020. 

Holmes joined Colliers in 2002 as an advisor. In 2015, he joined the leadership team as Senior Managing Director of the Toronto North office and in 2016, was promoted to Senior Managing Director of the GTA Office Practice Group. In these leadership positions, he has been responsible for operations, strategy and growth, recruitment and mentorship, innovation and business development. 

“I am extremely pleased to have Dan in this new role. He will be leading the largest team in Canada, implementing Colliers’ strategic growth plans in the Greater Toronto Area,” says Scott Addison, President, Brokerage Services, Canada. “Dan’s strong track record of building client relationships and securing business, and his keen problem-solving abilities made him a natural choice for the position following a thorough market search and an extensive recruitment process.”

“I am thrilled to take on this new role and continue to help drive growth for Colliers,” says Holmes. “I look forward to the opportunity to connect and collaborate in a greater capacity with all our advisors, management team and service line leaders. I am committed to providing complete client solutions, exceeding expectations and sourcing more business.”

“We’re very fortunate to have Dan’s results-focused leadership, as he expertly blends an enterprising, hands-on approach with long-range strategic thinking,” says Brian Rosen, President and CEO, Colliers Canada. “I have full confidence that Dan will generate positive outcomes for our business, professionals and clients, now and in the future.”

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About Colliers International Group 

Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading real estate professional services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership, owning approximately 40% of our equity, has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. In 2019, corporate revenues were more than $3.0 billion ($3.5 billion including affiliates), with $33 billion of assets under management in our investment management segment. Learn more about how we accelerate success at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.


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Pamela Smith

Senior Director, Communications I Canada


As the Senior Director, Corporate Communications I Canada, Pamela  leads and motivates the team responsible for executing external and internal communications, ESG  and diversity and inclusion strategies. She provides leadership to the communications team and advises senior leadership to ensure the successful execution of communications strategies and objectives. With more than 20 years of experience working with national and global media outlets, Pamela understand the importance of building relationships and developing consistent messaging to elevate and protect Colliers' brand.

A key part of the National Marketing and Global Brand & Communications teams, Pamela  is responsible for developing & implementing internal and external communications strategies for Colliers Canada to: 

• develop and ensure consistent messaging across all business lines - brokerage, real estate management services, Colliers Project Leaders, Valuations and Advisory, Strategy and Consulting Group, and shared services; 
• enhance and protect the Colliers brand and reputation through proactive media relations, issues management, and crisis communications, serving as a spokesperson for the company with media;
• engage our people from coast to coast - developing creative communications plans, and communicate cohesive messaging across internal channels to foster a diverse culture based on inclusion and equality. 

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