Executive Director & Principal
License # 480101
Jay specializes in the area of office tenant representation and successfully represents an extensive client base in lease transactions, build to suit, and building acquisition/dispositions. As an Executive Director and Principal of Colliers International in Houston, Texas, Jay brings over twenty years of experience in office tenant representation. His skills include direct marketing, finance, investments and transaction negotiation while always bringing measurable value to clients.
Having consistently been a top producer at Colliers, he earned his SIOR designation in 2009, the SIOR designation is a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics. Only 2,800 commercial brokers worldwide have earned this designation and less than 1,000 are office specialists.
In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Jay received the Colliers Everest Club Award. This award, created in 2011, is bestowed upon the top 10% of all Colliers International brokers in the U.S., Canada & Latin America and recognizes top producers in each market based on production.
- Colliers' Board of Directors (2010 - 2020)
- Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2006 - 2019)
- Colliers' Everest Club (2011 - 2019)
- Colliers' Titan Award (2007 - 2019)
- CRE Office Tenant Rep Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019)
- CoStar Power Broker Award
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
Memberships & Involvements
- Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
- Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association (HOLBA)
- HOLBA Board of Directors (2010 & 2011, 2016 - 2019)
- Texas Association of Realtors
- Colliers Occupier Advisors Member
- Colliers Energy Group Member
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
Senior Client Project Specialist | Houston
Rebecca joined the Colliers International Houston office in 2012 and has since worked as a Client Service Coordinator, Property Manager, and Leasing Agent.
As a Client Services Coordinator Rebecca is responsible for creating and maintaining marketing materials and campaigns, listing agreements, pitches, proposals, site tour coordination, market research, online database maintenance and tracking deals, client support and contract/lease administration.
Rebecca’s expertise includes budgeting, marketing, finance and transaction negotiation, tenant retention, and lease administration. She consistently creates measurable value for her clients.
Rebecca spent three years at Colliers International in Perth, Western Australia specializing in commercial asset management for both institutional and private owners. Institutional clients included AMP Capital, Investa Office Fund, VALAD and GE Real Estate. Rebecca’s focus was on rental collection, tenant retention, budgets, lease administration and oversight of capital improvement projects.
Rebecca has experience with multiple accounting programs such as MRI, Cougar, Yardi, Nexus and CBRE Pulse. Rebecca also has experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Hubspot.
Rebecca earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and 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.