Colliers brokers receive prestigious Everest Award for top performance nationwide

February 27, 2023

Colliers brokers John Montgomery, SIOR, Garrett Scott, SIOR and Brockton Hall, SIOR have been awarded Colliers’ Everest Award for top production in 2022. The Everest Club recognizes the top 10% of Colliers professionals in the United States based on revenue produced.

The Greenville-Spartanburg industrial team of Garrett Scott, John Montgomery and Brockton Hall have been recognized for their outstanding performance in the industrial real estate sector as members of Colliers’ Everest Club multiple times over the past five years.

This team is one of the top-producing in the Southeast with multiple distinguished awards under their belt including recognition from the renowned Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) for largest member-to-member transaction in North America the past three years running.

“The Colliers Everest Award is one of the most distinguished accolades in the commercial real estate industry, given only to brokers at the highest level of transactional volume, expertise and performance in their commercial real estate market,” said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers | South Carolina. “These three award-winning industrial brokers represent the very best in the business, providing landlords, tenants, buyers and sellers with superior service and a unique team approach which has delivered phenomenal results year after year. We are pleased to extend our congratulations to these exceptional individuals for this well-deserved recognition.”

Montgomery is a Managing Director in Colliers’ Spartanburg office and is an expert in master-planned communities and industrial development projects. Specializing in industrial brokerage, he guides clients through the development process from land acquisition and development through lease-up. He is a graduate of the Liberty Fellowship Program, the National Outdoor Leadership School and he has served on the Board of Trustees for Converse College, the Board of Directors for Glenn Springs Academy, Boys and Girls Clubs of the Upstate, SAFE Homes Rape Crisis Coalition, Spartanburg Community College Foundation and the University of South Carolina Upstate Foundation. He is the current Chairman of the Commission of Public Works for the City of Spartanburg as well as a commissioner for Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District. He graduated from the University of the South and holds a Master of Real Estate Development degree from Columbia University. He obtained the professional designation of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®) in 2022.

Scott is a Managing Director in Colliers’ Spartanburg office and specializes in leasing, sales and development advisory services for industrial properties throughout the Greenville-Spartanburg market and the Southeast. He has been involved in the planning, acquisition and implementation of more than 31 industrial parks and 38 million square feet of industrial space in key manufacturing and distribution markets. In 2018, he obtained the professional designation of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®) and has won three SIOR Top Industrial Deal of the Year Awards. Scott is an active member of both the Colliers Logistics & Transportation Group and Colliers’ Automotive Desk. He is a current board member of The Piedmont Club and former board member of Clemson University’s Board of Visitors and The Humanities Council. He is also a member of the South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association and Spartanburg Association of REALTORS® and is a graduate of Clemson University.

Hall is a Vice President  in Colliers’ Spartanburg and Greenville offices and specializes in the representation of industrial landlords and tenants throughout the Southeast. He is a key advisor on industrial projects throughout the Greenville-Spartanburg region, helping occupiers, developers and investors make strategic real estate decisions for their business. Hall has previous experience in the construction industry including working on projects in K-12, office and institutional. He also has significant renovation and retrofitting experience. His construction background allows him to assist occupiers with their building specifications and advise them during the build-to-suit and new construction process. For developers and investors, he is a uniquely qualified advisor on construction-related issues involved in tenant upfits, value-add projects and new development. He has been recognized as a CoStar Power Broker for the past five consecutive years, has received Colliers’ Rising Star Award, five Colliers Top Producer Awards, two SIOR Top Industrial Deal of the Year Awards and the 2018 Transaction of the Year Award. Hall graduated from Clemson University with Bachelor of Science and Master of Real Estate Development degrees. He has been a designated member of SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®) since 2020.


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