SAN FRANCISCO— has learned that Karen Hoke, a senior vice president with Colliers International who built a national reputation representing some of the world’s largest luxury retailers, developers, property owners, restaurateurs, and most-recognized merchants in both San Francisco and New York, has died after a brief illness, officials of the brokerage firm have revealed. She was 57 years old.

Hoke’s experience spanned 25 years and included all phases of retail brokerage, including leasing, tenant and landlord representation, and project consulting. Over the past 12 years, she and her team of retail specialists in the firm’s San Francisco office have been responsible for a significant amount of the retail transactions in Union Square, Mid-Market, the Financial District and SOMA.

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