License # 582100
Zach Ellis specializes in providing all facets of tenant representation services for corporate office users and has solely done so since beginning his commercial real estate career in 2007. Prior to joining Colliers in 2014 as Vice President, Zach established a strong reputation for success by representing his client’s best interests for seven years at a local brokerage firm. Zach’s narrow focus and longevity have enabled him to become a true expert in his field.
With more than 250 transactions under his belt in excess of $35 million, Zach has the experience and proven track record of an industry veteran. His hard work ethic, in-depth market knowledge, and keen problem solving and negotiating skills make him a trusted strategic partner for many of the exciting companies residing in Austin, TX and beyond. Zach is a member of the Global Life Sciences Practice Group within Colliers which specializes in innovative real estate solutions for the fields of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, MedTech, and Medical Device companies.
- CRE Office Tenant Rep Heavy Hitter Austin Business Journal (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
- Leukemia ＆ Lymphoma Society Man of the Year Campaign, 2015
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
- The University of Texas at Austin
Memberships & Involvements
- Commercial Brokers Association of Austin Board Member
- Austin Chamber of Commerce Member
- Delta Tau Delta Alumni, Gamma Iota Chapter
- CBI Office Furniture
- Clearhead Group
- Guild Travel
- HNTB Corporation
- HOAR Construction
- Infogain Corporation
- Kastner Gravelle LLP
- Martens Todd Leonard Ahlrich LLP
- McBride Law Firm
- Pipeline Success
- Stewart Title
- TAV Health
- VUV Analytics
- ZT Systems
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.
Kaitlin joined Colliers International's Houston office in April 2015 after graduating from Florida Gulf Coast University with a degree in Communications. Kaitlin was the Marketing & Research Coordinator and worked closely with her team consisting of Crissy Nolen, Director of Marketing and Lisa Bridges, Director of Market Research.
As a marketing professional in the Colliers' Houston office, Kaitlin maintained the Colliers International marketing platform via a multitude of channels including our website, listing services, and internal communications. In addition, she assisted Lisa Bridges in researching the Houston office, retail, and industrial markets to populate quarterly market research reports.
In 2016, Kaitlin moved to the Colliers Interntional Austin office as a Project Coordinator. She prepares in-house office and industrial market reports and works closely with the company's brokerts to develop effective custom market research material specific to both existing and potential clients. In addition, she maintains all property marketing.
Gillian began her Commercial Real Estate career with Colliers International in Las Vegas, Nevada, acting as Executive Administrative Assistant to one of the top Industrial teams in the Southwest region of the United States. During her several years at Colliers, she helped lead to the successful closings of over a 100 million in transactions of the group’s most notable and complex clients.