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Robert (Bob) S. Mathews

Born and raised in Gainesville.  Graduated from GHS in 1967.  Graduated from North Georgia College (University of North Georgia) 1971 and commissioned as a 2ndLT in the US Army.  Served 6 years in the Army ending as a Captain and Commander of the 526th Military Police Company at Fort Meade, Maryland.  Out of the Army, joined Lendman Associates, a national recruiting company specializing in the placement of former military officers.  In 1984, joined Portman Barry Brokerage as one of the first commercial real estate agents for the firm specializing in office tenant representation.  Joined Colliers International – Atlanta in 1991 as a commercial agent and held various leadership roles.  Currently, Chairman, CEO and Principal of Colliers Atlanta.


Married to Joan Wynne Mathews whom he met at North Georgia and they have 3 grown sons, David, John, and Will and 4 Grandchildren, Riley, Millicent, George and Caroline.  The Mathews live in Dunwoody, Georgia.

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