Colliers International | Pittsburgh top award winner at Annual SIOR Awards Luncheon
The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) honored several local commercial real estate brokers at their annual awards luncheon on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Fairmont Hotel. Over 100 real estate professionals attended the event sponsored by Sampson Morris Group and Grant Street Associates – Cushman & Wakefield.
Bill Flanagan, Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations for the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, presented the awards which reflected the top transactions completed in 2014. Judges William Homa of First American Title Insurance Company, Bob Powderly of First National Bank, and Michael Cigna of Cushman & Wakefield recognized not only the largest deals, but the most creative as well.
Three of Colliers International | Pittsburgh’s Principals were presented four of the ten total awards given at the event; more than any other firm in the region. Managing Director and Founding Principal, Gregg Broujos received three awards, more than any other broker at the event. Gregg Broujos and John Bilyak were awarded Land Sale of the Year for Rockpointe. Patrick Sentner earned Office Lease of the Year – CBD for the UPMC lease completed at Heinz 57 Center. Gregg Broujos was also awarded Investment Sale of the Year and Office Sale of the Year with the sale of Parkway Center.
John Bilyak, Principal proudly remarked, “The number of awards that our firm won, along with the size of those transactions, speaks to the power of the Colliers brand and the strength of our brokerage professionals and administrative staff”.
Patrick Sentner, Founding Principal commented on the successful year, “Colliers continues to be extremely positive about the momentum of the commercial real estate market in 2015. And as always, we value our client relationships tremendously and would like to thank all of our clients for their trust in our services.”
Colliers International | Pittsburgh was also represented at the luncheon by Patrick Tracy, Vice President | Industrial Brokerage who serves as Chapter President of the Western PA Chapter SIOR and Patrick Sentner who serves as Chapter Treasurer.
About The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® is the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. With more than 3,100 members in more than 630 cities in 34 countries, SIOR represents today’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists. SIOR has certified thousands of members with the prestigious SIOR designation, a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production, and ethics in the real estate industry.