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Lyn Gray appointed as Head of Retail Management, Colliers

Lyn Gray has been appointed as the Head of Retail Management within the Real Estate Management team at Colliers Australia. 

Since joining Colliers in 2015, Lyn has been leading the South Australian Real Estate Management business and is a member of the National Real Estate Management Executive Team. 

Lyn succeeds Dale McDermid, who has recently retired from Colliers and whose transformational leadership of the Retail Management business created a culture of success, growth and high performance. 

Prior to joining Colliers, Lyn has worked with Knight Frank, Cushman & Wakefield, and for many years with a large private investor in the Adelaide property market, Cohen Group, as General Manager of their extensive portfolio.

Lyn’s significant achievements throughout her 26 years in the property industry includes completing the $100 million retail development of Burnside Village Shopping Centre and the planning, leasing, delivery and management of many other retail and mixed use developments. 

Denis Coupland, Managing Director of Real Estate Management said, “We are delighted to welcome Lyn Gray to lead the Retail division of the Real Estate Management team at Colliers to  continue our growth in portfolios under management, new client acquisitions and driving innovative management and leasing strategies to maximise performance and value of the assets we care for.”

Lyn will commence her role immediately and will be relocating to the Colliers Sydney office. 

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Lyn Gray

Head of Retail Management | Real Estate Management Services


Lyn joined Colliers International in June 2015 as State Product Director - Real Estate Management Services.

In 2019, Lyn was promoted to a National Director - Real Estate Management Services, after achieving outstanding overall results in the REMS SA business. 

During this time, Lyn had  been responsible for the enhancement of the service platform delivered by the South Australia Real Estate Management Services Team. In 2016, 2017, 2018 and in 2020 Lyn was award Leader of the Year for the South Australian business. In 2019, Lyn was also sucessful in achiving the National award of Outstanding Professional. 

In 2021, Lyn was promoted  to Head of Retail for Real Estate Management Services - Australia and relocated to Sydney to work with the greater business.  

Prior to joining Colliers International, Lyn has worked for Knight Frank, Cushman Wakefield, a boutique agency and one of South Australia's largest private property owners as General Manager and Director.

During Lyn's time at these companies, she has achieved:-

Completing one of Adelaide's biggest retail developments;

Establishing a risk analysis of the business and turned around several non -performing assets to obtain positive outcomes;

Successfully implemented a three (3) year plan on staffing, policies and culture which saw the company grow from a small to a medium size business.

The ongoing achievements and respect that Lyn has in the industry speaks for itself. The passion, commitment and knowledge of all facets of property is one to be discussed and involved in.

Lyns overall knowledge of all facets of commerical property in all asset classes is well regarded.

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