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Cushman exec hops to Colliers as COO of NY, Tri-State

Kimberly Brennan served as senior managing director in NJ

February 03, 2015 05:20PM

From left: Kimberly Brennan and Joseph Harbert

UPDATED, Feb. 9, 4:56 p.m.: Colliers International hired Kimberly Brennan, a former Cushman & Wakefield executive, as its chief operating officer for the New York and Tri-State regions, the brokerage announced today.

Brennan previously served as market leader for Cushman & Wakefield’s New Jersey region, and was a top-ranking female commercial real estate executive in New Jersey. In her new role, she will be responsible for profit and loss, business development, expanding market share and providing strategic direction to the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut offices.

“[Kim has] the enthusiasm, passion, and drive that helps bring out the best in others. We have ambitious plans for the New York/Tri-State region, including expanding our market share and continuing to recruit top talent. Kim will be a huge part of that. We are fortunate to have her,” said Joseph Harbert, president of Colliers International’s eastern region.

Kim said: “Colliers is well positioned in Tri-State and will be a premier player in this market moving forward. I am also pleased that Colliers puts great emphasis on promoting and supporting women and minority executives. There is great talent in this industry, with many other women and minority executives who would be eager to join this stellar organization.”

Prior to her time at Cushman & Wakefield, Brennan was the director of brokerage services for CBRE’s Midtown office, where she oversaw sales management in the Tri-State area. — Tess Hofmann

Correction: This article has been updated to clarify that Kimberly Brennan joins Colliers as COO of the NY/Tri-State region specifically.

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