Senior Client Services Specialist | Fort Bend
License # 485264
Marie Patterson joined Colliers International in 2003 after five years with Insignia/ESG assisting the Executive Director as Marketing and Research Coordinator. She currently supports the Managing Director and brokerage team of the Colliers Fort Bend office in Sugar Land. Her diverse background also includes proposal preparation, advertising, HR and office management, and administrative support in the retail construction and civil engineering fields.
Marie serves as liaison between principals, clients and prospects, and assists in prospecting, business development and market research. She consistently produces high-quality marketing materials, including offering memoranda, flyers, proposals and presentations. Additionally, she is knowledgeable in the use of real estate software programs and websites, and is instrumental in the maintenance and web advertising of property listings.
Marie 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.
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
- Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC), Colliers University
- Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC), Colliers University
- Bachelor of Science in Business Management, LeTourneau University
- Certified Notary Public, State of Texas
Memberships & Involvements
- Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels
- The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, Certified Tutor of Basic Literacy
- Houston Furniture Bank
- Parks Youth Ranch
- Freedom Place
- Kids Meals
- The Rose
- Bridges to Life
- Bike Build for Underprivileged Children
- Elves & More
Senior Vice President | Houston
Houston - Sugar Land
Mr. Peschel is a multi-disciplined commercial real estate advisor with experience in tenant/buyer representation, relocation/expansion, land acquisition/disposition, and economic incentive negotiations. He spends most of his time on industrial and land transactions, but given the Colliers network and resources, he’s involved in a variety of deal types including office and investments. He is surrounded by experts who he partners with depending on the deal. He stays involved in transactions to bring trust to the client.
Barkley's clients tell him that they enjoy working with him; that they have a high degree of confidence that he can perform to help them meet their goals; and that they appreciate his resourcefulness and sense of urgency. Barkley's background in economic development combined with the Colliers process and platform gives him a unique perspective and experience that he uses to meet his clients’ commercial real estate needs.
Barkley is consistently a top producer (Titan) in the Houston office. In 2015, he was a Colliers' Everest Award recipient. This award is bestowed upon the top 10% of all Colliers brokerage professionals across the United States based on revenue production.
Principal | Houston
Houston - Sugar Land
Jim Pratt has more than 35 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining Colliers in 2009, he was a Principal with NAI Houston. In addition to representing tenants, buyers and sellers of real estate, Jim has represented many institutional and private owners in the leasing of office and industrial properties and has developed an in-depth understanding of the dynamics involved and what makes a deal work for both tenants and landlords. He is known for his significant creativity in the structuring of unique solutions for complex assignments, resulting in “win-win” transactions. His analytical skills and his ability to communicate the pertinent facts throughout the negotiation process have produced significant results.
Jim has represented tenants and owners ranging from local entrepreneurs to large corporations in transactions in Houston and throughout North America, completing more than 100 assignments outside of Texas. He has handled all types of industrial and land requirements in addition to offices leases, and the acquisition and disposition of all types of real estate. In the last economic downturn, Jim helped structure sale/leasebacks providing significant liquidity for one of his clients. Jim is currently assisting clients with the evaluation and implementation of this same strategy, as well as lease restructuring where applicable.
Prior to entering commercial real estate in 1985, Jim served as a project manager on several multi-million dollar commercial construction projects for W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation. His educational background in architecture has also proven invaluable in assisting landlords and tenants in the evaluation process involved in site selection.
Vice President | Fort Bend
Houston - Sugar Land
Jason's primary focus is on office and industrial acquisitions and dispositions, along with tenant and landlord representation. Jason handles all aspects of the marketing process including client and prospect development, market research, valuation, and underwriting. In addition, he handles property tours and inquiries from prospective clients.
Prior to joining Colliers, Jason held various positions of increasing responsibility with Fluor, Halliburton, and Nalco Champion. His corporate experience enabled him to lead complex projects aimed at increasing revenues, decreasing costs, and maximizing supply chain efficiencies across global networks. His experience as a corporate real estate "user" has given him a unique perspective on the proper utilization and optimization of real estate assets, thus enabling his clients to take a strategic approach to their real estate portfolios.
Jason received his Masters of Business Administration from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Real Estate from the University of South Carolina.
Managing Director & Principal | Fort Bend
Houston - Sugar Land
Kolbe has been a licensed Texas real estate broker for more than 40 years. In 1997, he opened Curtice Commercial Real Estate in Sugar Land where the fast-paced growth in Fort Bend County propelled him into a broad spectrum of real estate solutions. Kolbe merged CCRE with the Colliers International Houston office in 2010. Over the last 15+ years Kolbe has played a significant roll in developing Sugar Land and the Fort Bend County market. Kolbe specializes in office and retail sales, leasing and development. Prior to opening Curtice Commercial Real Estate, Kolbe spent 11 years with Weingarten Realty Investors where he handled leasing/asset management for shopping centers in Southeast and Central Texas.
Kolbe was a founder and organizer of Founders Bank in Sugar Land in 2007 and served as director until the bank merged with Vista Bank in 2011. He is also a founding member and past president of the Fort Bend Society of Commercial Realtors. Kolbe currently serves as an advisory director for the Fort Bend Business Journal.