Executive Vice President
Experienced Executive Vice President with a history of working with financial institutions on all facets of commercial assets. Skilled in real estate analysis for banks and credit unions: branch network optimization, disposition, expansion, relocation, rightsizing, sale-leaseback, real estate impact for potential M&A deals, short sales, receivership and REO sales.
Colliers Wisconsin - Top Producer 2013, 2014, 2018
CARW - Presenting Industry Speaker/Roundtable host
Guest Lecturer - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
CARW - Deal of the year runner up 2016
CARW - Deal of the year winner 2019
Costar - Power broker (multiple years)
Colliers Everest Club - Multiple years (Colliers top 10% producer in North America)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - BBA
Finance & Marketing Major
Economics & Urban Planning Minor
Certificate in Real Estate
Memberships & Involvements
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - Forte Board Member
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - 2019 Opening Weekend Celebration - Event Chair
Whitefish Bay Education Foundation - Board Member
Bayshore Lutheran Church - Council Member
Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin (CARW)
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Russ has provided consulting, tenant representation and disposition services to the following financial institutions:
Anchor Bank, Associated Bank, Bank Mutual, Bank of Kenosha, BMO Harris Bank, Commerce State Bank, Community Bank & Trust, Fifth Third Bank, First Midwest Bank, Harris Bank, Landmark Credit Union, M&I Bank, Modern Woodman of America, North Shore Bank, Northwestern Mutual, Old National Bank, PNC Bank, Port Washington State Bank, TCF Bank, TruStone Financial, US Bank, UW Credit Union, Wells Fargo, Westbury Bank
Client Services Coordinator
As a Client Services Coordinator, Ashley performs a wide variety of specialized and complex tasks in support of the Colliers Wisconsin Retail Team. Ashley participates in transaction management and facilitates successful lease and sale transactions for both clients and brokers. Ashley provides a high level of professionalism and superior client service to every assignment. She designs and manages a variety of marketing and promotional materials, assists with the compilation of research materials, and provides additional brokerage support services to ensure the success of each project in which she is involved. Ashley directly interacts with Clients to ensure their needs are being met and to provide an additional layer of support to each transaction.
Ashley previously served as the Brokerage Transaction Coordinator where she facilitated successful sale and lease transactions for clients and brokers by preparing listing contracts, drafting proposals, tracking and coordinating real estate signage needs, and creating marketing and promotional materials. In this role, Ashley supported brokers from all teams and gained a vast knowledge of many different types of transactions.
Joe is a Research Analyst within Colliers | Wisconsin’s Research and Analytics Group. In his role, Joe maintains, gathers, and analyzes information across different sets of data to help inform decisions within the company and provide both internal and client-facing research and marketing materials. Some of his specific roles include assisting in the production of quarterly reports and client presentations, as well as managing all internal databases, ensuring that the information is current and easily accessible.
Director of Marketing & Research | Wisconsin
Margaret leads Colliers | Wisconsin’s Marketing and Research Group. In her role, Margaret is responsible for the creation of business development and marketing materials, oversees the marketing and research platform, and provides interpretation and analysis of market trends to bolster the efforts of our advisors and clients. In addition, Margaret is responsible for leading the overall vision of the marketing and research platform, including its conversion to a distinct service line within our family of companies. Stepping outside of the traditional marketing and research role, Margaret’s team analyzes, interprets and presents data holistically in effort to guide more effective decision making for real estate owners, end users and community members.