NEW YORK CITY—Commercial brokerage firm Colliers International announced today the promotions of Gus P. Nuzzolese, Esq. to president and Darren Leiderman to chief operating officer of the firm’s Long Island operations, effective immediately.
In his new role as president, Nuzzolese will develop stronger and extensive relationships with Colliers’ existing and new clients on Long Island, while advancing the activity level and performance of the operations’ pool of brokers and incoming salespersons. As COO, Leiderman will focus on operations and strategic initiatives to execute Colliers’ growth plans for the Long Island office. Both Nuzzolese and Leiderman previously held the post of senior executive director, the company states.
“Throughout their tenure, Gus and Darren have done a tremendous job in driving and expanding our business on Long Island,” says Herbert Agin, CEO for the Long Island operations at Colliers International. “They consistently exude professionalism and excellence through their expert deal-making skills, and I am proud to welcome them to these key leadership positions.”
Nuzzolese has served at Colliers International for nearly 30 years and arranged transactions on behalf of leading corporations including AT&T, Catholic Health Services, TDK Electronics, and other major banks, accounting and law firms.
During his 20-year tenure, Leiderman has completed transactions on behalf of property owners and tenants including CLK Properties, GE Capital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, and Coca-Cola, in addition to major financial institutions, international and local corporations, and numerous healthcare companies.
Colliers International’s Long Island brokerage operations are based in Lake Success. Its management division operates from offices in Mineola.