Amy Barrett, CCIM is the Director of Retail & Office Services at Colliers International, serving the Tampa Bay, Florida MSA. Amy oversees occupier services and investment sales, providing acquisition and disposition services to the private client sector. She joined Colliers International in 2013.
An 18 year industry veteran, Amy is a highly-regarded professional within the Florida real estate occupier services and investment markets. She has established a vast network of contacts and provides expert guidance and advisory services to her clients throughout all stages of their ownership cycle. Amy’s local expertise, together with the Colliers International platform providing global reach, produces total client success.
- Served as President for the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Florida West Coast District in 2016
- Recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the Business Observer for the West Coast of Florida in 2015
- Florida Broker License in 2013
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee in 2010
- Mississippi Broker License in 2001
Amy’s real estate background includes development, leasing, portfolio management, construction, acquisition, and disposition. Prior to joining Colliers, Amy successfully founded an independent commercial real estate brokerage company in Mississippi in 2008, and expanded that company into Ocala, Florida in 2009. During her tenure as president and broker, Amy consistently maintained a listing portfolio in excess of $10 million, providing tenant/buyer and landlord/seller representation to national, regional, and local clients.
Amy has been a Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate since 2001, obtaining her Mississippi Brokers license in 2003, and her Florida Brokers license in 2005. She earned her CCIM designation in 2010. Amy’s real estate background includes development, acquisition and disposition.
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Senior Client Services Specialist
Laurie Bell joined Colliers International | Tampa Bay in October of 2017, shortly after relocating to the area from the suburbs of Washington, DC. With nearly two decades of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Laurie is a seasoned veteran, having worked with landlords, tenants, sellers, and buyers on properties in every asset class.
Laurie works in Colliers’ Clearwater office, supporting a team of four senior brokers and one junior broker in the disposition, acquisition, and leasing of commercial properties of all types. She is involved in the design and production of customized marketing materials, as well as the administration of the many lease and sale transactions for her team. Her years of experience allow her to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines for a dedicated and active brokerage team.
Prior to Colliers, Laurie held the position of Commercial Leasing Coordinator at Vanguard Realty Group (now known as Promark Partners) in Rockville, Maryland. In that position for more than 11 years, she provided direct support to the Managing Director as well as the company’s entire team of commercial brokers. A dynamic professional, Laurie prepared legal documents, processed all department transactions, and created promotional and marketing materials, along with a host of other responsibilities. Her dedication and experience led to an ever-expanding role within the company, as she also provided support on select projects to Vanguard’s CEO, Principal, and property management.
Earlier in her career, Laurie served as the Office Manager/Senior Administrator at Grubb & Ellis Company for over five years, where she supported a team of six agents, managed the office, and supervised one administrative assistant.