Director, Financial Analytics | Houston
License # 619610
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
- Numerous recognitions by employers for being a “Team Player” and “Outstanding Volunteer”
- Board and committee membership with Houston’s commercial real estate organizations (CCIM and CREW)
• Real Estate Sales Agent License, Texas
• Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Wake Forest University
• Corporate Real Estate Finance
• Real Estate Transactions: Impact on Corporate Financial Statements
• Enterprise Alignment
• Financial Analysis
• User Decision Analysis
• Investment Analysis
• Sale/Leaseback: User Perspective
• Sale/Leaseback: Investor Perspective
• Market Analysis and Advanced Market Analysis
• Commercial Real Estate Negotiations
• Energy Conference
• Commercial Real Estate Development Workshop
SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Real Estate):
• Understanding the Lease Agreement
• The Construction Process
• Build-to-Suit Development Mortgage Bankers Association:
• Advanced Commercial Real Estate Finance
Memberships & Involvements
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- Commercial Real Estate Research Forum
- CREW Member
- Boy Scouts of America
- Junior League of Houston
- SBISD PTA Volunteer
Associate, Financial Analytics | Houston
In his role at Colliers, Grant focuses on providing in-depth financial analysis to the company’s leasing and investment sales teams for all types of assets. He currently specializes in the following types of financial analysis:
- Lease renewal and relocation comparisons
- Lease buyouts
- Sublease disposition/recovery
- Build-to-suit to own or to lease
- Lease vs. buy
- Own vs. sale/leaseback
- Investor discounted cash flow analysis
Prior to joining Colliers International, Grant was in field research, specializing in market tracking, in-depth analysis, pitch support, and producing proprietary research reports for a variety of product types. Grant also has experience as a broker in the Healthcare commercial real estate sector, specializing in tenant advisory and representation.
Chief Marketing Officer | Houston
Crissy develops and expands Colliers International's Houston and Austin platforms via a multitude of marketing channels including colliers.com, social media, graphic design, business proposals, and events. She is responsible for marketing business plans, systems, onboarding, and professional communications including budget, proposals, responses to RFPs, public relations, advertising, and property listings.
Crissy designs and conducts in-house training programs to elevate staff knowledge and to enhance new business skills. She organizes and executes company events and recognition programs to support and promote a positive work culture.
In 2013, Crissy was honored to receive the Colliers International Marketer of the Year award. In 2015, the Houston office took home the Best Market Intelligence Initiative. As a team, the Houston office continues to be recognized for marketing and research initiatives year after year.
Crissy earned the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) from Colliers University. CPMC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate marketing 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 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.
Chief Operating Officer | Houston
Caroline has been actively involved in the operations of Colliers International for over twenty years. Originally hired by the company as a bookkeeper on a contract basis, she now serves as chief operating officer. Caroline also serves as Colliers Administrator and MCA Coordinator. Prior to joining Colliers, Caroline was employed by an independent investor, her duties focusing on accounting and taxes. In addition, she worked as a special project technical assistant with Aramco Services Company, the American subsidiary of the Saudi national oil company.
President | Houston
Pat is the managing director of brokerage services in Houston for Colliers International. Pat has more than 37 years of experience in commercial real estate as a producing broker, educator, sales manager and managing broker. Pat relocated to Houston from Florida where he served as President of the Colliers offices in Tampa Bay, Orlando and Southwest Florida.
Pat started his career as Director of Marketing for a real estate data base company where he spent three years interviewing top brokerage houses throughout the United States and assisted in their automation needs as a consultant and instructor. As President of the Colliers Houston office, he has direct responsibility for recruiting, training and managing the sales and leasing teams, property management and business plan creation and coordination for the company.
Pat was responsible for building and organizing retail service delivery capabilities for Colliers worldwide as chairman of the Colliers Retail Specialty Group (96-2000, 2002-2013). Pat is also a founding member of the Colliers Oil and Gas practice group. Among his academic accomplishments, Pat wrote the capstone case study for the CCIM program's final course offering from 1986 - 1998. The case study combined the marketing and financial concepts taught by CCIM to allow the students to apply the material to a simulated commercial property disposition.
He has been an instructor for NACORE’s (now CORENET) Intermediate Finance Course and was awarded the Top-Rated Faculty Certificate in 2000. Pat has been quoted in national and regional publications including the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Newsweek, Real Estate Forum, National Real Estate Investor, Globe Street and others. He has been an expert panelist for NAIOP, Real Share, ICSC and many other real estate organizations.
Pat has served as a member (and Chairman) of the Colliers Managers Steering committee, the Board of Directors for Colliers USA and is the past Chairman of the Colliers USA Board of Advisors. In 2003, Pat was awarded Colliers Manager of the Year. In 2004, he was chosen by Colliers International as the Tom Richardson Award recipient, an honor based on strength of character. In 2012, Pat was chosen as the recipient of the Colliers USA Pinnacle Award for service excellence. Pat is the only person in Colliers to win all three of these awards. He served as an instructor for Colliers University 2010-14. In 2017 Pat was recognized as a “Best Boss” by Real Estate Forum magazine.