The Moinian Group has brought in industry veteran Theodore Koltis as its new executive vice president of commercial leasing for the firm’s entire CRE portfolio. The Moinian Group operates more than 20 million square feet of office and retail properties in New York City; Los Angeles, California and Dallas, Texas.
Throughout his 25-year career, Koltis has represented landlords and tenants, having arranged or advised on more than 30 million square feet of real estate transactions valued in excess of $10.5 billion.
“Ted Koltis is a top-tier real estate professional who will help take our commercial real estate leasing program to the next level and attract additional talent,” said The Moinian Group’s Principal Mitchell Moinian. “Ted’s leadership and track record on the ownership side sends a signal to the market that we are coming out of this pandemic stronger than ever.”
Most recently, Koltis was President of Colliers International’s Eastern Region agency and consulting practice. His primary focus was on building the company’s landlord agency practice and consulting group in the New York/tri-state region, with similar responsibilities in other major markets between Boston and Washington, D.C.
Koltis began his real estate career in CBRE’s consulting department, where he worked on more than 5 million square feet of complex headquarters-level transactions. He left CBRE to build a consulting practice at Tishman Realty and Construction, representing more than 2 million square feet of headquarters transactions before moving over to the ownership side of the business. He then spent eight years at Tishman Speyer as Managing Director, overseeing 11.5 million square feet of office space in the New York region, including several world-renowned properties like the iconic Rockefeller Center. He also served at Paramount Group as executive vice president, ultimately responsible for more than 15 million square feet of office and retail space across multiple markets
Koltis earned a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.