Managing Director | Capital Markets & Investment Services
I have been with Colliers International for over 25 years and am the Managing Director of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Australia as well as the State Chief Executive of Victoria.
I have established a strong reputation in the Capital Markets space and have formed close relationships with major investors and institutions on a global scale. In recent years, I have negotiated some of Australia’s largest real estate transactions and have been instrumental in successfully brokering many substantial transactions with overseas investors entering the Australian market. My extensive connectivity in the global real estate market can unite capital with local expertise, regardless of location.
Our national Investment Services business represents market specializations including Capital Markets and Investment Sales. The two clear divisions servicing the Australian commercial office market ensures complete market coverage, efficiency and premium experiences and successes for our clients.
As a long standing senior member within Colliers International, I have played an integral role in contributing to the business's success in Australia. I hold a number of senior positions with Colliers including a member of the National Executive Board. I am committed to the success of the business by providing our people with the tools they require to deliver incomparable service and results.
Head of Office Capital Markets | Australia
Adam is a highly motivated, well rounded property professional with proven experience in deal origination and completion of major property transactions across all investment sectors. Adam’s specific experience has been working in a transaction team for a major public and wholesale institutional investment business.
He is particularly focussed on achieving the best results for his clients, with his ability to drive and generate well balanced, cost effective and collaborative solutions.
I am a National Director of the Colliers International Capital Markets team and are responsible for the sale and purchase of institutional grade office investments in the Brisbane CBD, Near City and Metropolitan markets on behalf of an extensive list of domestic and offshore institutional, corporate and HNW private clients.
Prior to joining Colliers International, I was a Director of the Capital Transactions team at Savills Australia transitioning from being a Director of Valuations at Savills Australia for 11 years.
Some of the prominent institutional clients that I have advised and acted on behalf of over my 27 year career include 151 Property, Abacus Property Group, AEP Investment Management, AMP Capital, Ascendas REIT, Australand, Australian Unity, BlackRock, Blackstone, Brookfield, Centuria, Challenger, Charter Hall, Cromwell, Dexus, DWS, ESR, Fortius Funds Management, GIC, Goldman Sachs, Goodman, GPT, Growthpoint, Heathley, Heitman, Impact Funds Management, Investa, IOOF, ISPT, LaSalle Investment Managament, Lend Lease, Mirvac, Morgan Stanley, QIC, Stockland and Westfield.
My role within the Brisbane Capital Markets team is to work closely with institutional, international, and private high net worth clients – providing advice on divestments and acquisitions of single assets and portfolios within the Brisbane CBD and Metropolitan office market.
I have an extensive back ground in commercial real estate with over13 years’ experience in institutional grade office property. I provides a broad skill set with a back ground in leasing and capital transactions.
JLL (June 2004 - May 2014)
Director, Office Leasing
~ Office Leasing
~ Project Leasing
~ Strategic Asset Leasing
~ Brokerage Leasing
Director | Capital Markets
Trent has over 13 years’ experience in property, largely providing investment advice on major Melbourne CBD and metropolitan office assets for a wide range of local and offshore listed real estate investment trusts, wholesale investment funds, superannuation funds and offshore sovereign wealth funds.
Trent is widely regarded as an expert in the Melbourne CBD and metropolitan office markets. His valuations background has provided an exceptionally high level of market and asset specific knowledge, together with strong technical expertise.
Trent has significant transaction experience having advised purchasers on $4b in acquisitions during 2016 and 2017.
More recently, Trent has transacted the following major sales:
- Bendigo Bank Building, 120 Harbour Esplanade, Melbourne. Sold to Marprop Real Estate Partners on behalf of an offshore institutional client for circa $81 million.
- MYOB Building, Cremorne, Melbourne. A major fund-through transaction sold to AXA Investment Managers on behalf of HESTA for $100.1 million.
Associate Director | Capital Markets
Anna works in the Capital Markets team and is an expert in the Melbourne CBD and metropolitan office markets. Anna commenced her property career in 2012, working in commercial and industrial valuations. Given her background, Anna is widely regarded for her market knowledge and technical expertise. Her clients included a range of private investors, local and offshore listed real estate investment trusts, wholesale investment funds, superannuation and sovereign wealth funds as well as Government.
Anna was educated at the University of Melbourne, having a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Property.
James has been advising funds, high net worth individuals, corporations and offshore groups in relation to all facets of Real Estate for over 17 years. His primary focus during this period has been the disposal or acquisition of investment grade property and large scale development sites across Australia. Other roles have included office leasing and property advisory services.
James has been active in commercial real estate since 1995 and specialises in office transactions on a national basis. He commenced working with international groups in 2002 and lived in Asia for three years, focusing on offshore purchasers. This experience has provided James with key relationships