Vice CHair
Retail Capital Markets

3 Park Plaza
Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614

License No. 01890271

About El

El Warner serves as a member of Collier’s advisory board focusing on the growth of the firm’s Retail Investment Sales business across the United States. His proven leadership skills on managing a National Retail Capital Markets Platform are unsurpassed. Mr. Warner has worked with several of the largest global commercial real estate firms to serve their US Retail Investment initiatives. In these roles he has not only created the strategies but implemented the strategies with a proven track record of tripling revenue within a three-year period.

Mr. Warner started his career at CB Richard Ellis, where he valued over $10B of Commercial Real Estate assets across product lines as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. His incredibly unique background in valuations has given him an upper hand in brokerage as he truly understands the valuation and pricing of an asset. He has been able to leverage this knowledge to support his current investment sales clients.

In 2010, El joined Colliers from CBRE and made his debut and mark in the Capital Markets industry. In his first year his team was in the Top 10 Nationally…

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…and had been every year until his move to Matthews to run their shopping center division in 2016. From 2016 to 2019 he tripled shopping center revenue across the country and fostered tremendous growth of the division and the company.

Heavily recruited in 2019, Warner rejoined Colliers and their newest regime to utilize his proven ability to grow a National Capital Markets group within a global brand. He is creating and empowering a powerhouse group of Retail Capital Market experts across the United States. This team of agents transact over $3B of retail investment sales per year, and growing…

In addition to leading Colliers Retail Capital Market growth, his team is the top producing Retail Capital Markets team. Based in Southern California, his team of specialist help large and small clients sell retail assets across the country. His national team will partner with a regional or local team to provide his clients with both National Exposure Paired with Local Expertise.

Mr. Warner also prides himself on giving back which is the foundation of everything they do. His goals are to continue to feed 100,000 children per year from charitable contributions taken from every listing he sells. This mission is his team’s passion and a big reason why they do what they do.


  • 2005-2010 – No. 1 Valuation Team Nationally – CB Richard Ellis
  • 2010-2016 – Top 10 Retail Agent Nationally – Colliers International
  • 2012 – Awarded Emerging Leader Forum Magazine
  • 2016-2019 – Led a National Retail Division and tripled revenue – Matthews
  • 2016-2019 – Top 3 Sales Agent Nationally – Matthews
  • 2017 & 2018 – Top Agent Nominee – Los Angeles Business Journal
  • 2020 – 2024 No. 1 Retail Agent Nationally – Colliers
  • 100,000 meals provided per year to families in need