Houston, May 25, 2021 – Colliers in Houston welcomes Cody Persyn to the Houston retail team as Senior Vice President, where he will specialize in multi-market corporate dispositions of retail buildings and excess land. Persyn brings more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience in the retail sector, with expertise in the disposition of vacant retail properties with involvement in more than 250 transactions exceeding $550 million. “Colliers Houston’s rapid growth of our retail platform continues with the addition of an industry icon, Cody Persyn”, said Colliers Houston President, Patrick Duffy. “He is a tier 1 professional who will bring another level of expertise to our team. Retail will be the major growth focus for Colliers Houston in the coming years to bring it alongside the company’s prominent industrial, land and office teams.” Most recently, Persyn was a Principal at SRS Real Estate Partners, focusing on the acquisition and disposition of retail properties, site selection and retail tenant representation. Before that, Persyn worked for CBRE as Vice President. Persyn received his Masters in Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M University. “Cody was specifically identified by our team as the next great addition because of his expertise and experience, but more so because of his character. Cody fits our culture perfectly.” continues, Patrick Duffy. “I know that Cody is the right person for the job and we look forward to teaming with him to make Colliers a dominant retail player in Southeast Texas.” Colliers’ retail advisors are a collaborative team that help their clients define, implement and execute retail strategies utilizing innovative solutions to meet their clients’ needs, goals and timelines. They understand that building and strengthening a brand by finding the right location at the right time plays an integral part in the business’ success.