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Colliers Strengthens Senior Leadership in GTA with New Managing Director

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Jamie Jackson’s diversified experience in financial services to help drive business development

Toronto, ON, August 24, 2020 – Colliers International announced today that Jamie Jackson has joined the firm as Managing Director of the Office Practice Group in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Jamie will work with the existing leadership team to grow market share through strategic relationships that reinforce Colliers’ position as the industry leader.

Jamie’s diverse career reflects the broad skillset he brings to Colliers. Most recently, Jamie was the Director of Financial Services for Iron Mountain, where he created and sold multi-million-dollar technology solutions for major banks, insurers, and law firms, while overseeing teams of account managers, sales representatives, and support teams. In this role, he was recipient of the firm’s achievement in sales awards in 2016 and 2017. Prior to this, Jamie gained valuable experience as the Chief Executive Officer for Fundraising Initiatives North America Inc, where he led more than 500 staff during a period of rapid development that resulted in more than 100 per cent revenue growth.

“We’re excited to have Jamie as part of our leadership team where he will bring in new ideas and drive business development” says Daniel Holmes, Executive Managing Director of Colliers GTA. “As the commercial real estate industry continues to transform amidst the global pandemic, now more than ever we need a team that understands the importance of finding opportunities for growth. Jamie has an impressive track record of achieving substantial revenue increases, while doing so with a commitment to excellent client service.”

In his new role as Managing Director, Jamie will work with Daniel Holmes and the management team to implement the company’s growth strategy in the region. Jamie will be responsible for fostering high-performance teams, identifying business development opportunities, and growing strategic relationships.

“Colliers has established itself as an industry leader with a commitment to excellence and diversification,” says Jamie Jackson. “I’m excited to bring a fresh perspective and get to work with the existing team, building on their success in this critical market.”

Jamie will assume his new role effective September 1, 2020. 

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For More Information, Please Contact:

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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