Colliers International is pleased to announce that J. Scott Adams, CCIM, president of Colliers Virginia, has been named to Virginia Business’ Virginia 500 Power List.
Adams is an experienced executive leader and commercial real estate broker with more than 30 years of experience in office, flex and industrial investment sales across the Southeast and Central Virginia. As president of Colliers Virginia, he oversees 357 employees who produce $1.9 billion in transactions annually and manage a 65.3 million-square-foot portfolio of leased and managed properties. Today, the company announced that Adams will also oversee a new operation in Raleigh, including efforts to become a market leader and recruit high quality professionals in capital markets, leasing and property management.
Adams is currently the chairman of the board of directors for The Honor Foundation that has successfully developed a nationally known transition program for Special Operations Forces, helping them to navigate the change from military to civilian life. It accomplishes this via an executive education style transition curriculum that combines one-on-one executive coaching and industry mentoring, three months of class instruction and access to an elite nationwide professional network. He has served on The Honor Foundation’s board for the last three years and will help guide the nonprofit organization into its next five years of impact.
Adams received both undergraduate and graduate business degrees from the University of Virginia at the McIntire School of Commerce and Darden School of Business, respectively.
Additionally, Adams is chair of the Veteran Support Service Committee for Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University and serves on the Commercial Real Estate Initiative at UVA’s Darden School of Business.