Colliers International South Carolina announces Finance and Accounting department promotions

Columbia, SC, July 31, 2019 – Colliers International | South Carolina announced that Mark Burgess, CPA has been promoted to Controller of the firm. As Controller, Burgess manages corporate accounting and supervises the Real Estate Management Services accounting staff.

Additionally, Sonya Ouzts, who has been employed by Colliers since 2015, has been promoted to Accounts Payable/Corporate Accounting Specialist. Ouzts serves as the main intake point for all vendor invoice processing and is responsible for new vendor acceptance and vendor file maintenance, which are key components of Colliers’ overall risk management program.

Burgess and Ouzts are based in Colliers’ Columbia office but have statewide responsibilities to serve the company’s staff and clients in Charleston, Greenville and Spartanburg as well.

“Mark and Sonya have contributed greatly to the continued success of Colliers,” said Neil Jones, Chief Financial Officer of Colliers | SC. “Their commitment to our company and our clients shows through their outstanding work.”

About Colliers International
Colliers International | South Carolina has over 150 staff members, including 60 real estate professionals, covering the entire state with locations in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Spartanburg. Total 2018 brokerage volume exceeded $577 million, which included over 505 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 International 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 nearly 12 million square feet of office, industrial, retail and healthcare properties. Colliers International’s staff holds 46 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 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.

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