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Colliers Taps Scott Nelson as CEO of Global Occupier Services

Colliers International selected Scott Nelson of the firm’s Atlanta office as CEO, Occupier Services, Global. In his new role, Nelson will focus on growing the number of multi-market transaction and project engagements across Colliers’ global platform.

Nelson joined Colliers in 2009 as President, Occupier Services for the Americas. Under his leadership, Colliers continues to attract regional and global occupier clients, including Corporate Solutions engagements, client-focused services and industry-leading technologies such as Colliers360.

“I am so proud of the growth in our business during my 10 years at Colliers, and excited to have earned the opportunity to take on this important global leadership role in Occupier Services,” said Nelson. “I will leverage my experience and focus my energy, working alongside an exceptional team of professionals, to grow and meaningfully differentiate our business while delivering enduring value to clients from the most agile advisory services platform in the industry.”

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David Cohen is Southeast Editorial Director at Connect Commercial Real Estate. David is a media veteran with more than 10 years of experience in journalism, copywriting and communications across a variety of roles. He is responsible for covering commercial real estate news and trends in the Southeast, Florida, Washington D.C. and Boston at Connect CRE as well as specializing in the Student Housing sector. Prior to joining Connect, David was the editor of Northeast Real Estate Business magazine and Student Housing Business magazine at France Media as well as spending time freelancing for ESPN and the Associated Press in the fast-paced field of live sports event production. He is also an owner and investor in multifamily real estate in Atlanta, GA. David currently resides in Atlanta and graduated from the College of Communication & Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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