Gabe Burke has joined as SVP in the Palo Alto office, coming from Colliers.

PALO ALTO, CA—DTZ, a leading global property services firm, has appointed veteran Bay Area real estate professional Gabe Burke as a senior vice president in the Palo Alto, office.

Burke joined DTZ from Colliers International where he served as a SVP in the corporate advisory group. Some of the key clients from an array of industries that he has represented include Xerox, KLA-Tencor, Logitech, Prologis, Hall Equities Group, Reynolds and Brown, Summit Real Estate Advisors, and Webcor Builders. His familiarity with multiple asset types, including office, R&D and manufacturing space, is a benefit to Silicon Valley clients with unique space needs.

“DTZ has a powerful presence throughout the world and with its comprehensive occupier services and robust operating platform,” said Burke. “It is poised to offer a unique client experience to Silicon Valley companies.”

In making this appointment, Eric Danielson, SVP and managing director of the San Francisco Bay Area Region noted: “Adding Gabe to the Palo Alto office represents our commitment to deliver the highest levels of expertise and service to our clients. Gabe’s hiring further strengthens DTZ’s best in class brokerage team and commitment to building our Silicon Valley team and Bay Area operations in 2014.”

A highly-skilled strategic consultant and leasing specialist, Burke holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California – Santa Barbara, and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley / Haas School of Business.

“DTZ continues to build upon its increasing momentum in Northern California markets,” commented Greg Schementi, executive vice president and Head of U.S. Occupier Services. “Our expanded presence throughout the Bay Area is evidenced by the calibre of talent and levels of experience of the commercial real estate professionals like Gabe Burke who have joined our team in the past year. Gabe will provide exceptional levels of client service and representation to our clients in this region.”

Burke joins two recent and notable additions to the DTZ Palo Alto office – SVPs Dan Latini and Luigi Sciabarrasi, who are actively working on multiple local occupier and national corporate client assignments.