Colliers and The Jonna Group join forces to expand real estate services


The combined office of Colliers International and The Jonna Group is located in Birmingham Place at 401 S. Old Woodward in Birmingham city center. // Photo courtesy of Colliers International

Colliers US, a leading real estate professional services and investment management firm with multiple offices in Michigan, today announced that Simon Jonna and Raymond Jonna, brothers and directors of The Jonna Group in Birmingham, have joined the company’s national investment division.

Founded in 2005, The Jonna Group, with seven employees, specializes in the sale of NNN (triple net) corporate rental investment brands, including retail, medical, office, industrial and Moreover. The company, based in Birmingham Place at 401 S. Old Woodward in Birmingham city center, is now part of Colliers.

The office will be co-branded by the two companies, and plans are to add more staff and expand the office. Colliers also operates Birmingham Place, which was built in 1981 and offers office, retail and residential space.

“With strong credibility and resources, Colliers has been on a roll having acquired leading companies and talent across the country,” said Simon Jonna. “The platform, technology and customer service are unmatched.

“We are excited to be one of the talent joining Colliers as their bandwidth represents more volume which means greater reach and more client resources to complement our investment sales niche, we are now offering clients the access to all of the host’s amenities to include financing, leasing, property management, tax appeals, cost segregation, appraisals and even engineering. “

In addition, The Jonna Group has expertise in shopping malls, mixed-use multi-family urban cores, pre-sales under construction, bulk portfolios and sale-leasebacks.

“As a team we have created a high customer experience and joining Colliers is a building block of our accelerated growth,” said Raymond Jonna. “We’ve gone through many cycles and with global support (this) will only improve our national footprint and our customers will be both immediate and long-term benefactors.”

Recently Simon and Raymond were with Marcus & Millichap in Southfield as Senior Managing Director and Managing Director, respectfully. Prior to entering the investment real estate segment, Simon was a securities broker at UBS.

“Colliers Detroit was like a V8 engine hitting all cylinders culturally, synergistically and with the high level of service and expertise that we provide. The addition of the Jonna Group just made us a Twin Turbo V12, ”said Paul Choukourian, Executive Managing Director of Colliers International, which has offices in Birmingham, Southfield, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Holland and Traverse City. .

In recent years, The Jonna Group has received numerous awards, including the Wallstreet Journal Top 30 Performers, 30 in their 30s by Business magazine (Simon) and the Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame, among others. You will find more information about the group on

Colliers International is a leading professional real estate and investment management services company. Present in 68 countries, the company has more than 15,000 employees and in 2019 had sales of more than $ 3 billion ($ 3.5 billion including affiliates), with $ 33 billion in sales. assets under management. For more information visit


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