Colliers International Idaho Announces Ownership Change

BOISE, ID, March 5, 2019—Colliers International Idaho, the premier commercial real estate company in Idaho, announced today changes in its structure, with a transfer of ownership to 13 of its top sales professionals and both ownership and management responsibility to Jim Shipman. This change marks a new approach for how brokers are rewarded for contributing to the growth and success of the organization and moves Shipman into the role as co-owner and Managing Partner and Market Leader. The new ownership team brings decades of collective experience in the industry with the majority of the group working entirely in Idaho throughout their career. 

George Iliff, previously the managing owner of the business since 2001, will remain active at Colliers Boise and serve in a brokerage and community outreach capacity. Iliff will maintain a significant share of ownership in the company.

“It is the quality of the people in our organization that elevates our ability to offer superior services to our clients.” said Iliff.  “Bringing brokers on as co-owners further reinforces their importance and ensures that they have an ongoing vested interest in the success of the business.” Iliff went on to state “Jim Shipman has been transitioning to this role as Managing Partner of the company over the past 18 months and with him at the helm we are poised to continue our role as leader in the Idaho commercial real estate market.”

With four offices throughout the state – Boise, Nampa, Twin Falls and Pocatello, Colliers International Idaho operates as an independent affiliate of Colliers International Group Inc., which has a network of over 14,000 professionals worldwide. This unique platform provides Colliers Idaho’s clientele a bridge between the Idaho-centric focus of its local experts and leading industry thinkers across the globe; setting Colliers apart from the competition. With 30 sales and 20 dedicated property management professionals, Colliers remains the #1 name for commercial real estate in Idaho.

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About Colliers International Group Inc.

Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading global real estate services and investment management company. With operations in 68 countries, our 14,000 enterprising people work collaboratively to provide expert advice and services to maximize the value of property for real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 20 years, our experienced leadership team, owning more than 40% of our equity, have delivered industry-leading investment returns for shareholders. In 2018, corporate revenues were $2.8 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates), with more than $26 billion of assets under management. Learn more about how we accelerate success at, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.