Michael Montelibano

Michael Montelibano

B.Eng, B.Sc, MBA

Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services

Licence 18104230

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Professional Summary

Michael joined Colliers International in 2018 after re-locating to Australia from Asia.  His global career has spanned several industries, including 12 years in real estate in Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and Japan) and the United States (New York, Chicago, and San Francisco).  Michael's real estate experience comprises real estate private equity, investment banking, and capital markets advisory, where he led over USD4 billion of real estate-related transactions globally.  He maintains an extensive referral network for connecting and accessing both onshore and offshore capital, particularly from Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar for commercial properties in Australia.  

As Director of the ACT Capital Markets team, Michael specialises in the sale of CBD and Metro Office assets. The team has achieved over 60% market share in the past two years and transacted over $600m in office sales during that time. The team has also been recognised as the REIACT Commercial agency of the year for 2017, 2018 and 2019 and well as the REIA Commercial Agency of the year 2019.  Michael is also a member of Colliers International's Asia Markets team that specialises in bringing Asia-based capital to property investments in Australia.  

Michael has recently written several Canberra office market articles on LinkedIn that highlight Canberra's relative value and addresses certain investor misconceptions on the market.  


REIACT Commercial agency of the year for 2017, 2018 and 2019. REIA Commercial Agency of the year 2019

APAC Academy Attendee 2018​

Major sales for 2018/2019 include:

·         OFFICE | 16-18 Mort Street, City ($108.5m)

·         OFFICE | 10 Moore Street, City ($35m)

·       OFFICE | 18 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle ($52.2m)


·         Master of Business Administration - University of California at Berkeley

·         BS Mechanical Engineering - University of California, San Diego

Memberships & Involvements

  • REI Australia
  • Canberra Business Chamber
  • Canberra Innovation Network


Service Lines
Capital Markets, Investment Services
Property Types
Office, Retail

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Featured News
27 Jan 2020
Canberra Office Market Misconceptions
Over the course of 2019, the Colliers International Capital Markets and Investment Services team has worked on over 30 sales campaigns for office properties in Canberra with a market value of approximately $800 million.
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16 Oct 2019
Relative value of the Canberra Office Market
Emergence of foreign capital in the property market
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