Colliers Mortgage continues its expansion in Charleston with Vice President Stu Thomas

July 30, 2022

Colliers continues its expansion of services offered to clients in South Carolina.
Charleston, SC, July 28, 2022 – Stu Thomas, an experienced commercial real estate finance specialist, has joined Colliers Mortgage as Vice President. Thomas is located in the firm’s Charleston office. In his role, Thomas specializes in arranging commercial mortgage loans with an emphasis on debt and equity placement for clients. Colliers’ primary funding sources are insurance companies, commercial banks, debt funds, private equity, CMBS lenders, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA/HUD.

“The Colliers Mortgage group connects owners and developers of real estate with the appropriate capital sources to execute our client’s business plans,” said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers | South Carolina. “Stu’s previous experience in banking brings a unique perspective to our commercial real estate platform. We are excited to have him as a resource for our clients and our brokers.”

Thomas brings over 13 years of commercial real estate experience to his new role. Prior to joining Colliers, he was a Vice President with other financial institutions where he closed over $500 million in commercial real estate financing transactions across various property types. Prior to his banking career, Thomas oversaw acquisitions and management for a Nashville-based multifamily developer and served as Vice President of Leasing and Sales with Transwestern in Washington, D.C.


About Colliers

Colliers | South Carolina has over 140 staff members, including 62 licensed real estate professionals, covering the entire state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. Total 2021 brokerage volume exceeded $1 billion, which included over 590 sales and leasing transactions. In addition to traditional commercial real estate representation services for our clients, the company is actively engaged in Corporate Solutions and Healthcare Services. Colliers is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and is the largest manager of commercial real estate properties in South Carolina, with a portfolio of over 17 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers’ staff hold 54 professional designations, the most of any firm in South Carolina. Colliers | South Carolina’s partner, LCK, provides project management services for new facilities and renovations across South Carolina and set a new record by managing a portfolio of projects approaching $1 billion in volume during 2021.

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 62 countries, our more than 17,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. With annualized revenues of $4.3 billion and $65 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.