Colliers adds 3 new professionals across divisions & geographies in competitive tri-state region

Colliers appointed three new professionals in its New Jersey offices, according to a Monday announcement. Matt Cohen and Philippe Jomphe both join the firm with the title of director, senior financial analyst, and both will be on the investment sales team in Woodbridge. Sara Donovan also joins Colliers as an associate working out of the firm’s Princeton location.

Matt Cohen.
Philippe Jomphe. (Photos courtesy Colliers)

In Cohen’s and Jomphe’s new roles, they will work closely with Jacklene Chesler, vice chair, to provide investment sales and advisory expertise to institutional and private investors. The Chesler-led team has a strong history of executing complex dispositions, regularly working with various clients including private clients, lenders and special servicers. Prior to joining Colliers, Cohen most recently worked at Marcus & Millichap. He also previously worked at Barclays Investment Bank as an assistant vice president. Jomphe most recently worked at Industry Real Estate Partners as a director of research & analytics, where he conducted analyses and evaluations of investment opportunities throughout the entire Southeast across all types of transactions.

Sara Donovan.

In the firm’s Princeton office, Donovan joins a team led by Executive Managing Director Charlie Hatfield. She will leverage her strong work ethic, client-facing knowledge developed across industries and enthusiasm to help source new business and assist on deals across a range of property types.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming Matt, Philippe and Sara to our family,” Dennis Waggner, executive managing director, market leader, of Colliers New Jersey said. “The Chesler and Hatfield teams are synonymous with success across New Jersey and adding new hires like Matt, Philippe and Sara is indicative of our plans to continue expanding our footprint across the state.”

“Matt and Philippe are excellent additions to Colliers and part of a greater trend of talented individuals choosing Colliers,” Chesler stated. “Both their industry experiences working on complicated transactions will be invaluable.”