Green, an attorney and certified public accountant, is also acknowledged as one of the top retail professionals in New York. In a prolific, award-winning career, Green has represented many prominent owners and high profile tenants in transactions that include Boston Properties in the recent leasing of the former FAO Schwarz space to Under Armour, the long-term lease of the retail space at 650 Fifth Avenue, which garnered Green REBNY's Robert T. Lawrence Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award; the original Toys 'R Us transaction at 1530 Broadway, where he was co-winner of the Most Creative Deal of the Year award, along with Brad Mendelson followed by leases to the Gap and Old Navy; and the leasing of multiple Charles Schwab branches in and around New York City.The addition of this experienced, creative retail team comes at an opportune time as Colliers, along with MIT, Google, Stanford and AMP Technologies are leading discussions around the future of technology and retail-friendly smart building spaces. "Retail and accelerating innovation are top priorities for Colliers. The partnership of Brad and David in New York and the Tristate region will enhance our global high street retail platform. We are thrilled to have them on board and available immediately to deliver services seamlessly wherever our clients choose to do business," said Dylan Taylor, president and COO of Colliers International. "We are delighted to be joining a company with such an entrepreneurial and energetic culture," said Brad Mendelson. "This agility, along with Colliers' global platform, will provide a distinct competitive advantage, in delivering superior outcomes that accelerate our clients' success." "Colliers' reputation for delivering the highest level of client service makes this a perfect fit for us," said David Green. About Colliers International Group Inc. Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIGI) 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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