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.
Licensed Florida Sales Associate
Executive Managing Director
Alan is the Executive Managing Director of Office Services in Pinellas County, Florida, and has been associated with Colliers since 1994, specializing in landlord and tenant representation. With over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate, Alan’s expertise includes the sale and lease of office and flex space, property management, market analysis, and working with local government to finalize building development issues.
Paula Clair Smith, CCIM, joined Colliers as a Director of Commercial Services in February 2016 and was promoted to Managing Director by the end of 2017. As a longtime Pinellas County resident, Paula conveys a wealth of knowledge of the local commercial real estate market. Her experience in office, industrial and redevelopment spans 20 years, making her extremely valuable to Colliers and her clients.
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.
Senior Associate, Office & Retail Services | Clearwater
Kevin R. Yeager joined Colliers International in 2011 with a background in office leasing and tenant advisory services, primarily in South Pinellas and the St. Petersburg Central Business District (CBD).
Kevin is a member of Colliers' Pinellas County Office Team and has worked with a wide range of office and retail tenants in the community. His clients include the American Lung Association of Florida, St. Luke’s Laser Center, Laser Spine Institute, Bella Brava Restaurant, Free Fall Theater, YWCA of Tampa Bay, Florida Pediatrics, Florida Retired Teachers Association, Carrabba’s, Outback Steakhouse, Staples, Eckerd Drug Stores, Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme, Albertson’s and Publix.
As a Florida licensed real estate broker and a member of the Florida Gulf Coast Association of Realtors (FGCAR), Kevin’s knowledge of industrial, office and retail properties as well as land values has made him an invaluable asset to his clients.
Christine Daly joined Colliers International Tampa Bay in February of 2019 as a sales associate in the company’s Clearwater office. Daly is working with Paula Clair Smith, CCIM, in commercial services, where she focuses on both office and flex space, with an emphasis on healthcare in the St. Petersburg and south Pinellas markets.