Colliers Taps David Josker to Head Southwest Region
Colliers International Group Inc. named David Josker as President, Southwest Region, U.S. Brokerage. He joins from CBRE and will oversee all the Colliers offices in the Southwest, including a focus on advancing the company’s growth objectives in the region, while ensuring Colliers continues to provide best-in-class solutions to clients.
Colliers’ Gil Borok says, “Attracting a high-caliber brokerage leader like David is more evidence of our commitment to grow and evolve our U.S. business. With David leading our Southwest teams, I am confident we will continue to flourish and provide our clients with the best service in the industry.”
Josker, who will be based in Los Angeles, brings more than 15 years of experience in all sectors of commercial real estate. He most recently served as Managing Director of CBRE’s L.A. North Region. Previous roles at CBRE included Managing Director of Asset Services for Greater Los Angeles. He also served as VP of Operations for Caruso.
Dennis Kaiser is Vice President of Content and Public Relations for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Dennis is a communications leader with more than 30 years of experience including as a journalist and in corporate and agency marketing communications roles. He is responsible for Connect’s client content operations and is involved in a range of initiatives ranging from content strategy, message development, copywriting, media relations, social media and content marketing services.
In his most recent corporate communications roles, he led a regional public relations effort across Southern California for CBRE, played a key marketing role on JLL’s national retail team, and was responsible for directing the global public relations effort at ValleyCrest, the nation’s largest commercial landscape services company.
In addition to his vast commercial real estate experience, Dennis has worked on communications and launch strategies for a number of residential projects such as Disney’s Celebration in Florida, Ritter Ranch in Palmdale California (7,200 homes, 22,000 acres), WaterColor in Florida and PremierGarage in Phoenix.
Dennis’s agency background included firms such as Idea Hall and Macy + Associates. He has earned an outstanding reputation with organization leaders as a trusted advisor, strategic program implementer, consensus builder and exceptional collaborator.
Dennis has developed and managed national communications programs for Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, both public and private. He’s successfully worked with journalists across the globe representing clients involved in major-breaking news stories, product launches, media tours, and company news announcements.
Dennis has been involved in a host of charitable and community organizations including the American Cancer Society, Easter Seals, BoyScouts, Chrysalis Foundation, Freedom For Life, HOLA, L.A.’s BEST, Reach Out and Read, Super Bowl Host Committee, and Thunderbirds Charities.
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