Vice President, Corporate Solutions
Kevin Burnett, Vice President in Colliers Corporate Solutions group, provides comprehensive portfolio, transactional, and financial advisory services to our growing client portfolio of global and national corporate services accounts serviced from the Indianapolis office.
With over 11 years in the commercial real estate industry and specializing in multi-market corporate service work, Kevin’s assignments have spanned the globe. From negotiating transactions to sophisticated financial modeling, Kevin’s collaborative approach with a strong attention to detail have resulted in high client satisfaction and retainment.
For his exceptional work and dedication to his clients and team, Kevin received the firm’s “Peak Performance” staff award for 2018.
Previously, Kevin held positions as Strategic Planner and Financial Analyst at ATA Airlines. He attended Ball State University where he was a member of the Men’s Tennis Team.
• Recipient. Peak Performance Award – Administrative 2018
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B.S. - Corporate Finance
Ball State University - Muncie, Indiana
Indiana Real Estate License
Executive Vice President & CoMarket Leader
I specialize in multi-market Corporate Services with a strong focus on logistics and corporate facilities on a regional and global scope. My core strengths are site selection analysis & advisory services, working collaboratively with corporate real estate heads, local/state economic development officials, and incentive procurement advisors. I conduct in-depth due diligence & analysis on key factors required by Fortune 500 companies to make sound decisions regarding multi-million dollar manufacturing / distribution facilities – location, number of facilities required, size, & operational requirements. I’ve worked on projects throughout the U.S. and in Mexico, Canada, Asia, Europe, Australia, and Africa.
In addition to brokerage, I contribute to the firm in various leadership roles. Currently, I serve as Co-Market Leader for the Indianapolis office, overseeing the firm’s strategic initiatives and key business units. Previous roles include a lead advisory capacity of the firm’s Property Management division. Additionally, I led the brokerage operations and managed the company’s infrastructure. In 2007, I directed the firm’s selection, planning, testing and launch of an industry-tailored CRM platform and project management tool.
I have been a recipient of key company awards at Colliers Indianapolis including: Top Overall Producer 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2nd Highest Producer 2016, Largest Transaction 2011, and Peak Performance Award 2009. Additionally, for Colliers International for 2016 and 2017, I was an Everest Club inductee based on top 10% of production across the Americas region.
Previously, I worked at Celadon Group, a leading international transportation company, where he managed project development and real estate interests on an international basis
Executive Vice President
Jon Jessup has over 20 years of diverse experience in the commercial real estate industry. He specializes in global Corporate Solutions focusing on Life Science, Law Firm, Professional Services, Manufacturing and Logistics companies. Additionally, he has a breadth of experience with a focus on Investments and Leasing across asset types, capital sources, and geography. His years of experience, strong financial acumen and attention to detail offers his clients an added advantage during transaction negotiation, execution, and delivery.
Jon’s Corporate Investment Services and Leasing experience is broad-based with proven results in office, industrial, retail and healthcare sectors. His expertise extends beyond the Indianapolis market through his decades of experience providing successful outcomes for his clients in the United States and around the world. His ability to listen, communicate effectively, and leverage his diverse experiences allows him to deeply understand his clients’ needs, and develop creative solutions for complex transactions. This core competency has been a mainstay of his business model which has helped lead to strong client satisfaction and retention.
Prior to joining the firm, Jon served as Assistant Vice President in Corporate Planning at American United Life. He was also Director of Corporate Development at RealMed.com and an Assistant Vice President at Irwin Mortgage.
Vice President Corporate Serv Indianapolis
Andrew Urban is an energetic and analytical commercial real estate expert that specializes in local and global advisory of corporate occupiers. His practice focuses on providing companies with best-in-class representation on property acquisitions, leasing, portfolio management and dispositions both locally and around the World.
Enabled by diverse professional experience gained while at prominent Fortune 300 companies — he consistently brings a dynamic, and results-driven perspective to his clients’ real estate challenges.
Prior to joining Colliers, Andrew held corporate real estate leadership roles at General Motors, and Zimmer Biomet. In those roles he had operational oversight of brokerage, project management, transaction management, M&A integration and strategic master planning for their global and regional portfolios of office, industrial, and special purposes properties.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew previously held pivotal Finance roles at Eaton Corporation — where he acquired invaluable corporate finance, capital project underwriting, and financial reporting experience.
I am an Analyst within Colliers Indianapolis Corporate Solutions group, where I perform a wide array of data-financial tasks such as developing pro-forma financials, sophisticated financial spreadsheet modeling, and gathering and evaluating economic, demographic and real estate market data. Another primary function is managing and maintaining client portfolios — providing data support and communicating key metrics and transaction activity.
Prior to transitioning into my property management role, I was a Property Accountant at Colliers | Indianapolis. I handled a wide variety of accounting responsibilities for several properties —performing daily accounts payable and receivable functions, financial analysis, monthly financial reporting and account reconciliations. Additionally, I tracked insurance compliance for property tenants and vendors, and was regularly involved in lease administration.
Before joining Colliers, I worked as a Property and Lease Accountant. I also have experience as an auditor and trade analyst for the U.S. Customs and Border Control Agency.
Analyst, Lease Administration
I oversee the firm’s lease administration platform, directing all rent and subtenant management processes, year-end operating expenses audits, property tax appeals, lease analysis, and document management. I maintain department processes and multiple technology platforms to provide accurate, on-demand real estate information to support portfolio planning and real estate strategy. I partner with other Corporate Services professionals to best integrate and support ongoing relationship management of all clients.
I bring a deep skillset, with over 16 years of real estate experience. I started my career in residential real estate working for Century 21. Transitioning to the commercial sector, I worked for leading national commercial property owners/developers. Prior to joining Colliers, I was a Lease Administrator with Kite Realty Group. And previous to that, I worked with Simon Property Group as a Senior Analyst in the Financial Operations Department. In those roles, I was responsible for accounting, administering billings, and dispute resolution.