Associate | Houston
License # 707501
Ms. O’Donnell represents occupiers of office and industrial real estate. A negotiation specialist, she has a primary focus on lease acquisition, extensions, restructures, dispositions, as well as the purchase and sale of real property. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish, she brings a dynamic communication approach locally, nationally and internationally, which increases clarity in client interaction, the negotiation process, as well as the compression of client time lines. As a member of a team that operates in the top 5% of Colliers International globally, McKenna applies a process driven decision matrix approach to secure results and assist clients in making smart decisions.
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
- Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Texas A&M University (Magna Cum Laude)
Memberships & Involvements
- Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce
- Houston Office Leasing and Brokers Association (HOLBA)
- National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
- Tri Delta Alumni
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
Executive Client Services Specialist | Houston
Ms. Prati leads the operational structure in the representation of users of real estate with a primary focus in occupier advisory and corporate services encompassing the lease, purchase, sale, and structured finance of real property.
Carrie has more than 16 years of experience in highly productive team direction which includes client process optimization, real time marketing, client information systems, and lease and portfolio management.
Her experience with organizational structures is a strength. With Charles Fertitta, she formulates the most productive teams to offer a tailor fit approach to each client and transaction.