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Holly Duran and Team Join Colliers in Chicago

Holly Duran Real Estate Partners LLC (HDREP), a Chicago-based tenant rep firm known for its unique focus on global services for the futures, options and financial markets industry, has joined Colliers International Chicago. HDREP is led by one of the industry’s most influential and successful women, Holly Duran, who will serve as principal and financial services lead for Colliers’ local office.

In addition, Duran’s brokerage partners have also joined Colliers. Jeff Mulder will serve as EVP, and Lois Durkin and Jeff Newcom as SVPs with Colliers’ Occupier Services Group in the downtown office.

“Holly’s team has created a well-respected, successful organization known for its lasting client relationships, fierce client advocacy and commitment to providing the highest level of customer service,” said Chicago market leader Jim Carris. “The addition of this group of seasoned brokerage professionals is a critical part of our firm’s overall strategy to deliver superior transaction management services.”

Pictured, from left: Lois Durkin, Jeff Newcom, Holly Duran and Jeff Mulder.

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