Mary M. Chan

Mary M. Chan

Chief Human Resources Officer, Colliers International

As Colliers’ Chief Human Resources officer for the Greater Philadelphia region, Mary specializes in attracting and developing the best talent and building a culture of excellence based on engagement, diversity, and leadership. By integrating innovative solutions that utilize technology, predictive and data analytics with an emphasis on business growth, Mary has developed a human resources infrastructure that drives large scale growth within the operational team. Additionally, she revitalized the compensation and benefits portfolio to deliver substantial value to the company.

In her five years with the company, Mary led extensive organizational transformations. Under her leadership, Colliers was named the “Best of Workplace” in 2015 by Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal and is continually listed as one of the top five Brokerage firms by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Mary was nominated for 2018 and 2015 HR Excellence of the Year award by SHRM – Philadelphia Chapter and honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a Minority Business Leader and Insight Philadelphia Leader.
Mary has spoken on several HR topics such as, Diversity & Inclusion in California and Florida with the HR Management Institute and the topic of “Me Too” with Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to Colliers, Mary was the founder and CEO of Chan Consulting, a Human Resources Consulting firm specializing in innovative strategies that helped clients become more productive and profitable.
Mary earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from Holy Family University, and a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Mary resides in Huntingdon Valley with her two daughters.