Colliers International has acquired Johnson Hoke, a San Francisco-based brokerage firm with a focus on urban specialty and lifestyle retail properties.

As part of the transaction, Johnson Hoke executives, including Vikki Johnson, Karen Hoke and Pamela Mendelsohn, will become part of Colliers International’s retail services group. Going forward, they will focus on expanding Colliers’ retail services footprint throughout California and in major markets across the nation.

“Johnson Hoke represents an excellent addition to our fast-growing U.S. retail platform” said Dylan Taylor, U.S. CEO of Colliers International, in a statement. “Like Colliers International, Johnson Hoke knows how to enhance the value of [its] clients’ assets through sophisticated lease negotiations and other client services. With their long-standing reputation for creativity and integrity, I am excited to have them now working shoulder-to-shoulder with us as part of Colliers International beginning today.”

In a separate announcement, Colliers International hired Andrew G. Simon as executive managing director. Prior to joining Colliers, Simon served as executive managing director with NAI New York City. He has 30 years of experience in commercial real estate.

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