Vice President | The Woodlands
License # 561570
Elena's area of expertise is in the healthcare and senior housing sectors of real estate. She also has experience in corporate office, life science, retail, land transactions and investment sales. Her clients include physicians, multispecialty groups, hospitals, developers, senior housing operators and owners in addition to private investors. Prior to joining Colliers in 2014, Elena was a Senior Healthcare Real Estate Advisor with Coldwell Banker Commercial Healthcare Services Group. Elena's past career as a cancer research scientist with the world’s best cancer centers and research institutions has led her to choose her core areas of specialization. Being actively involved with the healthcare industry through the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), helps her to stay updated with the needs of this industry and to better serve her clients.
The most rewarding part of her job is developing relationships with clients and gaining their trust and confidence as their real estate advisor. In regards to real estate transactions, what she enjoy most of all is research, analysis and negotiations.
Prior to moving to the Houston area, Elena lived in many Asian and European countries, which helped her develop a deep understanding of various cultures. Elena enjoys serving Houston’s multicultural community. She also attended EXPO REAL in Germany several times to promote acquisition opportunities to foreign markets.
- Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM Institute
- PhD in Bioorganic Chemistry
- MS in Chemistry
Memberships & Involvements
- American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
- Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
- Commercial Real Estate of Montgomery County (CREAM)
- Colliers Healthcare Services Group Member
- Colliers Seniors Housing Group Member
- Colliers Life Sciences Services Group Member
- Unimin Corporation
- Millennium Oncology
- Avery Eye Associates
- Tomball Regional Hospital
- Comprehensive Sleep
- Medicine Associates
- HH Technology Corporation
- Heart Care Center of Northwest Houston
- Texas Gastroenterology Associates
- Avian Food Enterprises, LP
- Neighborhood Pediatrics
- Juan Martinez, DDS
- 290 Development, LP
- Cathy Hart Family Medicine
- Reunion Women’s Health and Birth Clinic
- New Hope, LLC.
Director of Market Research | Houston
Lisa joined Colliers in 2010 as Director of Market Research bringing 26 years of commercial real estate experience to the firm. Lisa initiates proactive market research projects to further the business goals of the company. She writes and prepares 29 market reports annually which include quarterly reports on Houston’s retail, office, industrial and healthcare properties. Further, she prepares statistical ownership reports for various clients as well as an annual Houston Economic Overview. Lisa also creates PowerPoint market presentations, trade journal articles, and other marketing materials in support of the company's business endeavors. She works with senior management in planning the company's marketing strategy and public relations support for local and national conferences, luncheon meetings, recruitment programs, and special events. Lisa works closely with the company's brokers to develop effective custom market research material specific to both existing and potential clients.
Lisa serves on the Colliers International Editorial Board, the Colliers International U.S. Research Council, is a Colliers Center of Excellence team member and is a recipient of the Colliers International Researcher of the Year Award.
Lisa earned the Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPRC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate research professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Director, Financial Analytics | Houston
Bringing 31 years of experience in commercial real estate, Marilynne joined Colliers in 2018 to provide financial analysis to the company’s leasing and investment sales teams for all types of assets. Prior to joining Colliers, she specialized in advising companies regarding their commercial real estate requirements or investments, including the following types of financial analysis:
- lease renewal and relocation comparisons
- mid-term lease renegotiations (“blend and extend”)
- lease buyouts
- sublease disposition/recovery
- comparison of build-to-suit/design-build to lease
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate and IRR
- investor discounted cash flow analysis
- direct capitalization
Marilynne also has a background in commercial mortgage underwriting/loan originations and commercial real estate appraisal
Client Project Coordinator | The Woodlands
Houston - The Woodlands
Shelby joined Colliers International in May 2019 as the Client Project Coordinator in The Woodlands. Shelby supports her team of advisors who specialize in all property types including land, office, retail, industrial, healthcare and senior housing. In her role as client services coordinator, she helps develop and maintain a staged marketing program for listing assignments, listing pitches, proposals and agreements, tenant/buyer site tour coordination, market research, marketing initiatives, online database maintenance, tracking deals, client support and contract/lease administration.
Shelby excels at providing excellent customer service to both her team and the clients.