TORONTO, April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI); (TSX:CIG) ("Colliers") today announced that at its annual meeting of shareholders, held in Toronto on April 12, 2016, the seven director nominees listed in Colliers' management information circular dated March 1, 2016 were elected as directors of Colliers. Directors have been elected to serve until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders. The detailed results of the vote are set out below.
Nominee Votes For % Votes For Votes Withheld % Votes Withheld
David R. Beatty 51,917,315   98.16 % 974,776   1.84 %
Peter F. Cohen 51,839,856   98.01 % 1,052,235   1.99 %
John (Jack) P. Curtin, Jr. 51,890,729   98.11 % 1,001,362   1.89 %
Michael D. Harris 49,022,598   92.68 % 3,869,493   7.32 %
Jay S. Hennick 52,323,195   98.92 % 568,896   1.08 %
Katherine M. Lee 52,689,587   99.62 % 202,504   0.38 %
L. Frederick Sutherland 52,783,657   99.79 % 108,434   0.21 %

* As a vote was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

In addition, at the meeting, Colliers shareholders approved, with a vote by a show of hands, the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the auditor of Colliers for the ensuing year, as described in the circular.

About Colliers International Group Inc. Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI); (TSX:CIG) is an industry leading global real estate services company with more than 16,000 skilled professionals operating in 66 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant employee ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include strategic advice and execution for property sales, leasing and finance; global corporate solutions; property, facility and project management; workplace solutions; appraisal, valuation and tax consulting; customized research; and thought leadership consulting.

Colliers professionals think differently, share great ideas and offer thoughtful and innovative advice that help clients accelerate their success. Colliers has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Global Outsourcing for 11 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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