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Vincent Schettler Joins Colliers International as Senior Vice President in Land Division
Published on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 (11:09 a.m.)LAS VEGAS – (December 17, 2012) – Mike Mixer, managing partner of Colliers International – Las Vegas, announced today the company has hired Vincent Schettler as a senior vice president within the company’s land division. Schettler’s areas of expertise include land acquisition, negotiation and project management. As a member of the land division, he will focus on the sale and acquisition of land in Southern Nevada and Southern California.
Schettler joins Colliers from Focus Property Group Inc., where he served as the executive vice president of sales and acquisitions for 16 years. Schettler’s work at Focus included winning several Bureau of Land Management land auctions in Clark County, including two sales each exceeding $500 million. He also served as the sole acquisitions contact for the Mountain’s Edge, Nevada Trails and Cactus Hills master planned communities, successfully negotiating more than 600 separate land acquisitions that make up the communities. Schettler joined the Focus Property Group family of companies in 1996 and remains a founding partner of Focus Property Group Inc.
Schettler is a survivor of a very rare type of bone cancer and is heavily involved with many local and national charities as a result. For the past 16 years, he has served on the board of directors for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Nevada. He also founded the Schettler Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting charities that focus on helping at-risk youths, in addition to women and children in need of support.
Schettler is a 42-year native of Las Vegas and a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School. His strong relationships within the local real estate and development community give him a clear understanding of economic and real estate trends in the Las Vegas Valley.
With Schettler comes longtime Executive Assistant Nicol Montalto. Montalto joined Schettler’s team at Focus Commercial Group Inc. in July 2005. A licensed real estate agent, Montalto handles all of the financial aspects of the entities managed by Schettler. She also assists management companies with tenant relations for single-family and multiple-rental properties.
About Colliers International
Colliers International is the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world, with over 12,300 professionals operating out of more than 520 offices in 62 countries. A subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV and FSV.PR.U), it focuses on accelerating success for its clients by seamlessly providing a full range of services to real estate users, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and research. Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News magazines ranked Colliers International the top U.S. real estate company. The latest annual survey by the Lipsey Company ranked Colliers International as the second-most recognized commercial real estate firm in the world.