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Colliers appoints Emeka Mayes as Head of Canadian Capital Markets, Brokerage

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Emeka Mayes brings extensive expertise in real estate investment to further enhance and expand Colliers’ position in Capital Markets.

Vancouver, BC, September 13, 2021 – Colliers, a leading commercial real estate services and investment management company, announced today that Emeka Mayes will be joining as Partner, Head of Capital Markets, Brokerage in Montreal. As part of the Colliers Canada senior leadership team, Emeka will be integral in leading and overseeing the expansion of Colliers’ Canadian Capital Markets Brokerage team and solidifying Colliers’ top industry position.

Emeka joins Colliers with more than 10 years of experience at a leading REIT where she was Vice President, Investments, for Canada. In her previous role, Emeka managed a cross-functional team across Montreal and Toronto. She was responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing all acquisitions, dispositions, and joint venture relationships. Her track record includes over 60 acquisitions totalling over $1.2 billion and over 70 dispositions totalling $1.8 billion.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Emeka to Colliers,” says Lucas Atkins, President, Capital Markets Canada at Colliers. “Emeka brings diverse leadership, unique cross border experience and an excellent track record of success to the team. Her experience leading a national investment team and deep knowledge of commercial real estate transactions in Canada and the US will make her an asset in the execution of Colliers’ highest-profile real estate transaction mandates.”

In her senior leadership role, Emeka will be a prominent contributor to national decisions and be the primary entry point for high-profile real estate investment sales opportunities across the country. Emeka will collaborate closely with Colliers’ brokers and Brokerage leadership in local markets nationwide as well as the Capital Markets leadership team in Canada and globally.

“I’m so excited to be joining the Colliers Capital Markets Team,” says Emeka Mayes. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with a diverse team of exceptional professionals” says Emeka Mayes. “I look forward to growing Colliers’ position as the top tier Capital Markets Brokerage organization in the country.”

Emeka Mayes will assume her new role effective September 13, 2021.

For More Information, Please Contact:

Pamela Smith

Director Communications I Canada


As the National Director, Corporate Communications, Pamela covers national corporate communications for Colliers Canada and is responsible for the strategic development of internal and external communications to:

•                     Communicate Colliers’ strategic vision and priorities;

•                     Facilitate and ensure consistent messaging across service lines and among shared services;

•                     Enhance and protect the Colliers brand and reputation;

•                     Develop internal & external communications programs for senior leaders, including thought leadership, sponsorships and speaking opportunities.

Reporting to the VP, Marketing and Communications and collaborating closely with the Senior Manager, Content and key leaders across the business, Pamela is a key member of National Marketing and Communications team and the Global Communications team at Colliers International. 

Along with Executive Sponsor Lex Perry, Pamela manages the Communications Pillar for the North American Diversity and Inclusiveness program at Colliers.

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