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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.

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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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