Solomon Ets-Hokin Receives 2012 Colliers International Retail Services Group Chairmanship Award

OAKLAND, CA – May 30, 2012 – Colliers International is pleased to announce that Solomon Ets-Hokin was awarded the 2012 Colliers International Chairmanship Award at the Colliers National Retail Services Group meeting at the 2012 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chairman’s Award is given annually to the person who best exemplifies and is dedicated to the betterment of the Colliers brand.

Solomon specializes in Tenant/Landlord Representation and Consulting for retail leasing/sales and development with a primary emphasis on Landlord work in the I-880/80 corridor from Fremont to
Hercules and Tenant Work in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, California, the U.S., and Global for select retail clients.

In March, 2007 Solomon joined Colliers International in Walnut Creek, CA, and remained in the role of Director of Real Estate for Mervyns Department Stores as an independent contractor and master broker. In April of 2010, he moved to the Colliers Oakland office.

Solomon is an Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Oakland Builder’s Alliance board member, and chairs the Oakland Retail Advisory Task Force, a group that operates under the auspices of the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and is part of Oakland’s Retail Enhancement Initiative as adopted by its city council.

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About Colliers International
Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world, with over 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 520 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International the top U.S. real estate company. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.

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