Colliers | South Carolina announced that Mark Burgess, CPA has been elected Vice President and Controller.
“Mark’s election to Vice President reflects his value to Colliers | South Carolina and the confidence that our Board of Directors and Shareholders have in Mark’s dedication to our mission,” said Neil Jones, Senior Vice President and CFO of Colliers | South Carolina. “He has been and continues to be integral to our growth. Mark motivates his team to continuously provide the highest quality of accounting and financial reporting services in our industry.”
Burgess joined Colliers | South Carolina in 2017 as Real Estate Management Services (REMS) Accounting Manager. He was promoted to Controller in 2019 and took on the additional responsibilities of managing the corporate accounting functions. As Vice President, Burgess will take on an increased leadership role in accounting and finance as the Company continues to grow.
Prior to joining Colliers, Burgess had almost eight years of property accounting and reporting experience with an industry-leading real estate investment trust. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting, and earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in 2007.
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 corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.