Senior Personal Assistant
Melanie began her career in Real Estate in 2008 on the Gold Coast as a Commercial Leasing & Sales agent at two reputable agencies. Melanie is extremely ambitious, utilising the internal wealth of information and experience at hand.
After relocating to Brisbane in 2013, Melanie undertook an assistant role at Colliers International and moved quickly within the business winning Awards of Excellence for QLD in 2015 and 2018. Melanie is currently Senior PA for the National Director of Industrial and partly assists the State Chief Executive of QLD.
Melanie has over 15 years of customer service, managerial & client relations experience. This has given her the opportunity to work in Australia and overseas. Her people skills and the ability to adapt in many different environments and situations are an added asset to her career as Personal Assistant at Colliers.
Melanie possesses a positive and enthusiastic attitude to all she encounters professionally and personally. She has applied these skills in providing an honest and personalised service to clients.
Colliers - QLD Awards of Excellence Dec 2018 - Winner of the Internal Service Excellence Award - Awarded to an individual who consistently demonstrates expertise and delivers memorable service to their internal clients; engaging them in a professional manner and going beyond expectations to accelerate their team’s success.
Colliers - Employee of the Month - November 2018
Colliers - QLD Awards of Excellence Dec 2015 - Winner of the Spirit of Enterprise Award - Awarded to an individual who best exemplifies our brand essence and collaborative culture in the course of their work. This individual displays an enterprising spirit and work ethic, going the extra mile to create innovative solutions by challenging existing ways of doing things in order to achieve a better outcome or memorable experience.
Colliers - Member of the National Administration Professional Team
Colliers - Charity Lunch Coordination Team - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.
Colliers - Brisbane Project Committee - Relocation Team
Colliers - Employee of the Month - July 2014
Commercial Leasing Agent - Bayliss & Samra & Harcourts Commercial (Gold Coast)
Real Estate Salesperson Licence - 3280500
Metropolis, Order In, TravelEdge, REIQ
State Chief Executive | Queensland
As the State Chief Executive of Queensland, Simon's responsibilities include overall supervision of the Queensland business comprising of 6 offices and over 200 staff.
At Colliers, we work hard to connect internally to share knowledge about our clients and deliver better outcomes for them. This team ethos is a strong part of our culture and keeps our people highly engaged and it has kept Simon wanting to be part of this great business for the last 20 years.
Simon has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate industry and the agency having previously worked for Primac Elders as an auctioneer prior to joining Colliers International in 1998.
Simon's background is in industrial property where he has been responsible for some of the largest transactions in Queensland over the past 20 years.
In 2015 Simon was involved in the sale of the GIC/Frasers portfolio totalling $1.073 billion. This is the largest and highest quality industrial sale on record in the Australian market.
And in 2017 Simon had the pleasure of marketing the Coca-Cola Amatil Campus in Richlands which was sold to Charter Hall for $157m, making it the largest single industrial asset sale in Queensland's history.