Colliers | South Carolina and LCK announce 2022 company awards

March 30, 2023

Charleston / Columbia / Greenville / Spartanburg, SC –  Colliers | South Carolina and LCK presented 2022 company awards at an annual celebration held at Camp Cole on March 8, 2023.

The 2022 ONE Colliers Award was presented to Kathleen Umholtz, Client Services Coordinator in the company’s Columbia office. The award recognizes staff members who demonstrate a love for the community, exemplify the Colliers brand and have the desire to grow and improve. The ONE Colliers Award recipient embodies and promotes Colliers’ six core values of integrity, service, collaboration, fun, expertise and community to both the company and in our communities to play a role in unifying the Colliers team as ONE.

“Kathleen offers superior service to everyone she comes in contact with,” said Liz McCary, Vice President of Marketing for Colliers | South Carolina. “She collaborates with the entire marketing team and is the first to volunteer for a community event or when a coworker needs help. She embodies all our core values and brings light and life to our work.”

The Service Excellence Award was presented to the Real Estate Management Services (REMS) Maintenance Team, a group of maintenance technicians and building engineers who work closely with the Colliers | South Carolina property management and leasing teams across the state. The team consists of; James Allen, Gary Anderson, John Blume, Mark Browder, Wil Cockrill, Ashley Crenshaw, Rick Dunbar, Rock Goodale, Willie Howard, Warren Martin, Jim Meadows, Paul Mills, Ron Muck, Ben Odum, Joe Pierce, Joey Shellman, Trenton Webster and Jeremy Woodard. The award recognizes a team or an individual which delivers services of outstanding quality, creativity, geographic reach and unique collaboration and inspires others to provide the same level of superior service to our clients. This team or individual goes “above and beyond” by making the most of their expertise and resources to solve complex challenges while creating memorable and successful outcomes for their clients and colleagues.

“Our building engineers and maintenance technicians are the unsung heroes of Colliers,” said Debbie Lane, Senior Vice President of Real Estate Management Services for Colliers | South Carolina. “They work long hours behind the scenes while taking care of our properties and keeping them safe, clean and efficient. Their efforts make a daily impact on our properties, clients and tenants and reflect positively on Colliers as a whole.”

The Innovation Award was presented to Ron Anderson, Vice President of Research and Information Technology. The award recognizes and honors revolutionary actions resulting in incremental or radical advancement in thinking, processes or outcomes while promoting collaboration, service and operational excellence, innovation and fun.

Ron Anderson, Vice President of Research and Information Technology with David Lockwood, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers, South Carolina

“Ron has been instrumental in the development of a new company portal and internal listing database,” said David Lockwood, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers | South Carolina. “This process was a huge 30-month undertaking that allows us to automate multiple processes across the organization and increases security and accessibility. The time and effort this took was incredible. Ron is an invaluable asset to Colliers.”

The Rising Star Award recognizes team members who have been with the company less than three years. Recipients have excelled in their position and in service to clients, exhibit the core values of the company, are active in the community in which they work and live, and continue to enhance their position by striving to learn more through educational opportunities. The 2022 Rising Star Award recipients were Scott Burriss, Senior Project Manager at LCK | Columbia and Wil Cockrill, Mobile Maintenance Technician | Charleston.

Wil Cockrill and Scott Burriss 

“We are thrilled to recognize these professionals for their significant contributions to Colliers,” said John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers | South Carolina. “Our leadership has invested heavily in recruiting talent and each of these team members is a part of and a reflection of the unparalleled growth we have seen in the past several years.”


About Colliers

Colliers | South Carolina is the largest full-service commercial real estate firm in South Carolina with 62 licensed real estate professionals covering the state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. 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 18 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers’ staff hold the most professional designations of any firm in South Carolina. Colliers | South Carolina’s partner, LCK, provides project management services for new facilities and renovations across South Carolina.

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 65 countries, our 18,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert real estate and investment advice to clients. With annual revenues of $4.5 billion and $98 billion of assets under management, Colliers maximizes the potential of property and real assets to accelerate the success of our clients, our investors and our people. Learn more at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn