NEW YORK, April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) announced that it has been recognized on the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals ® 2016 Global Outsourcing 100 list. Now in its 11th year, the Global Outsourcing 100 list has recognized Colliers International every year since the list's inception—making it the only global commercial real estate firm to maintain this distinction.

"We are honored to have earned recognition as a Leader on the IAOP's 2016 Global Outsourcing 100 list for the 11th time," said Dylan Taylor, President and COO of Colliers International. "Colliers International's placement on this list for so many years is a signal to us—and the industry—that we continue to deliver outstanding client service on a continual basis."

In addition to this recognition, Colliers has been noted within IAOP's special distinguished judging areas. The firm is among the Super Stars of the Global Outsourcing 100 for Sustained Excellence and has been ranked as a Top Company in the following categories:
  • Size & Growth
  • Customer References
  • Awards & Certifications 
  • Programs for Innovation
  • Overall Revenue as Leader
  • Number of Countries Worldwide as Leader

"Buyers understand there are hundreds of qualified service providers and advisers out there, but what they really need to understand now is what makes each one exceptional," said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. "The Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Advisors lists have done just that. We're proud to recognize Colliers International for being among the highest-rated companies in customer references."

Colliers holds a longstanding relationship with IAOP as Colliers' Dylan Taylor sits on IAOP's Strategic Advisory Board. The board, which is comprised of leading industry executives, supports the development of the association's focus and direction.

The 2016 Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors recognizes the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors. These lists are based on applications received, and judging is based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes an independent review by an independent panel of IAOP customer members with extensive experience in selecting outsourcing service providers and advisors for their organizations.  

About Colliers International Group Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) is a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,300 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant inside ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include brokerage, global corporate solutions, investment sales and capital markets, project management and workplace solutions, property and asset management, consulting, valuation and appraisal services, and customized research and thought leadership. Colliers International has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Global Outsourcing for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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About IAOPIAOP is the go-to association leading the way to improve outsourcing outcomes by bringing together customers, providers and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional development, recognition, certification and excellence. With over 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP is not only on top of the latest trends but in front of them. Through its expansive global chapter network, premier training and certification programs, knowledge center, member community and more, IAOP helps members learn, grow and succeed. For more information and how you can become involved, visit
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