Colliers | South Carolina announces 2020 Rising Star Award recipients

February 22, 2021

Colliers | South Carolina is pleased to announce its 2020 Rising Star Awards which were presented at the company’s annual Awards Celebration held virtually on January 26, 2021.

The Rising Star Award recognizes staff members who have less than three years’ tenure at Colliers, perform in an exemplary manner, demonstrate a desire to attain or are pursuing a professional designation, are active in industry groups and/or civic groups in the community and live the Colliers core values of service, expertise, community, fun, integrity and collaboration.

The Colliers staff members recognized as 2020 Rising Stars are, in alphabetical order:

  • Grant Butler, Property Manager | Columbia
  • Ryan McCue, Brokerage Associate | Columbia
  • Matt Pickard, Brokerage Associate | Charleston
  • Tyler Self, Project Manager – LCK | Columbia
  • Dillon Swayngim, Senior Brokerage Associate | Spartanburg
  • Bailey Tollison, Brokerage Associate | Greenville

“A member of the Real Estate Management Services (REMS) team in Columbia, Grant Butler has exhibited exceptional commitment and tenacity in managing a portfolio of 26 properties for one of our largest clients, Weston, Inc. He is a quick study and has set a high bar of service for our clients and tenants,” said Debbie Lane, Senior Vice President of REMS for Colliers | South Carolina.

Ryan McCue is a dedicated real estate professional who focuses on client and customer service and providing incredibly thorough service to his clients,” said David Lockwood, CCIM, SIOR, CRE, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers | South Carolina. “When Ryan joined Colliers, he established a new service line for our company, focusing on brokerage services for the purchase and sale of large land tracts for development, recreational use and timber production.”

Matt Pickard sets the example of a rising star by making everyone around him better,” said Jim Garrett, MCR, Market President of Colliers’ Charleston office. “His take-charge attitude is what sets him about from others in our industry, which has allowed us to be successful in establishing a presence for industrial brokerage in Charleston.”

“As an LCK project manager, Tyler Self has demonstrated a high degree of technical expertise as a team member on high-caliber projects in Columbia. His use of technology and attention to detail in the delivery of project management services are differentiators for our company,” said Dale Stigamier, CCIM, Senior Vice President of LCK.

Dillon Swayngim has shown incredible capability when it comes to pursuing new business,” said David Feild, Market President of Colliers’ offices in Greenville and Spartanburg. “When he came over to Colliers from a smaller firm, he leveraged our platform and colleagues in an impressive way and has made a name for himself in the industrial brokerage community.”

Bailey Tollison has exceeded all the categories we were looking for to grow our Greenville office brokerage team,” said Feild. “His team-first approach to learning the industry has translated into a client-first approach for his everyday way of doing business. His attention to detail while keeping perspective on the larger goals has earned him the respect of his team and appreciation from his clients.”


About Colliers

Colliers | South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 62 licensed real estate professionals, covering the entire state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. Total 2020 brokerage volume exceeded $533 million, which included over 456 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 16 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers | South Carolina’s staff hold 49 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.

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 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.