Colliers promotes J. Scott Adams to executive managing director
Adams is based in Norfolk
J. Scott Adams has been promoted from regional president to executive managing director for Colliers’ Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina, brokerages, Colliers announced Nov. 9.
Adams will focus solely on the leadership of all brokerage operations in the region. He will be based in Norfolk but will travel between the Virginia and Raleigh offices weekly.
Adams has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry as an investment sales broker, corporate project manager and consultant. He became the regional market leader for Colliers in 2002. As an active investment sales broker, he has completed investment sales of $1.8 billion in properties, including the recent sale of the World Trade Center in Norfolk for $51.27 million.
“I would like to express my gratitude to Scott for his efforts to date establishing Colliers as a market leader in Virginia, and most recently in Raleigh, and for his renewed commitment to now focus his energy and talent purely on our clients, professionals and company,” Ryan Kratz, president of Colliers Southeast and Mid-Central Regions | U.S. Brokerage, said in a statement.“There is great momentum in the Southeast, and I look forward to how much farther we can take our operations, particularly with Scott in this focused leadership.”
Adams began working in the commercial real estate industry as an assistant project manager for CBRE, Colliers’ former parent company. He went to the University of Virginia for his bachelor’s degree and MBA.