Janet Miller has been a key player in Nashville’s commercial real estate community for over 30 years. She joined Colliers Nashville as CEO and Market Leader in September of 2014, following 21 years of service as the Chief Economic Development Officer for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. During that time period, Miller led the ten-county region’s top agency for recruiting new companies to the region and working with existing companies on retention and expansion projects. Miller led a team that was named a top ten economic development group in America for 3 of the last 5 years of her tenure and successfully worked with over 400 corporations on major job-creation projects including Asurion, HCA, Beretta, Mars Pet Care, Nissan, Bridgestone, Dell Inc., BNY Mellon, UBS and numerous others. At Colliers, Miller is responsible for talent development, business and brand development and all operations for the Colliers Nashville office. The Colliers office has 40 brokers and a projected transaction volume for 2015 of $500 million. Prior to her career at the Chamber, Miller was Director of Research and Marketing for Fulton Vaughn Armstrong Angle, a commercial real estate brokerage firm in Nashville.
Janet first began her commercial real estate career in 1988 as the Director of Research and Marketing with Fulton Vaughn Armstrong Angle Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, now known as Grubb & Ellis. She took a position with the Nashville Chamber of Commerce in 1993 and has been a invaluable asset ever since. Janet graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville with a Bachelors of Science majoring in Economics. She also attended the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma and received her Certified Economic Developer accreditation in 1999.
Janet has been an extremely active member of the Nashville community. Outside of her extensive involvement with the International Economic Development Council and other industry groups, Janet is a proud supporter of the YWCA, Friends of Radnor Lake and the Tennessee Women’s Forum. Janet is also a highly sought-after lecturer and has spoken on economic development in classes around the country including Georgia Tech, University of Oklahoma, University of Kentucky and University of Tennessee.