MCR, LEED AP, SIOR
Senior Vice President
Patrich Jett, MCR, SIOR, LEED AP with Colliers International is the market leader for high-profile real estate transactions including new construction projects, both locally in Greater Detroit / Ann Arbor and also abroad for global clients including the automotive sector.
Patrich works with a team of real estate professionals consisting of Randy Book, Julie Gitary, Todd Griffin, and Anita Guajardo; along with the Colliers platform of over 16,000 professionals, in over 500 office, in over 60 countries. Together they represent corporate clients to implement their real estate objectives with a focus on corporate tenant representation.
His team focuses on multi-market: Corporate Tenant Representation; Site Selection and Incentives; Evaluation of Lease Options/Lease Restructuring; Portfolio Management/Optimization; Project Feasibility Studies; Built-to-Suit Projects; Project Management; Workplace Strategy; Institutional Investment Acquisitions; M&A Services and Sale-Leasebacks.
Patrich has a background and education in finance, previously working as an executive banker and as a corporate tenant adviser at Grubb & Ellis prior to joining Colliers International. This experience has provided him a distinctive edge in understanding his client’s real estate needs.
Patrich has represented several million square feet of multi-market corporate and institutional investment real estate transactions that have resulted in thousands of local high-tech and manufacturing jobs and millions in capital investment. His strict attention to detail translates into significant savings of time and money, mitigation of risk, and increased flexibility for our clients. He enjoys working on challenging projects that require creative thinking and problem solving to achieve a successful outcome.
In 2011, Patrich established the Automotive Solutions Group within Colliers International after completing a number of substantial transactions related to the automotive industry. He has become the “go to” subject matter expert at Colliers International for global automotive real estate as demonstrated on his team’s client roster.
Patrich then served as President of the Michigan Chapter of CoreNet Global in 2014. He used his strong local relationships to build an accomplished Board and to protect and grow the Chapter’s finances while increasing membership on the heels of the economic downturn. He was awarded national/global recognition in 2015 on CoreNet Global’s “36 Under 36: Up-and-Coming Young Leaders”.
Patrich lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his family Tracy, Mason (12), Connor (11), and Maya (11) and two dogs Winston and Rocco. He enjoys traveling, long distance running, and wine. Patrich also donates his time to various charities and organizations.
• Everest Award as a Top 5 Broker in Detroit/Ann Arbor (2016 / 2017)
• Top Outgoing Referral (2016 / 2017)
• Top Land Sale (2017)
• Top Office Transaction (2016)
• Top Retail Transaction (2016)
• CoreNet Global’s “36 Under 36: Up-and-Coming Young Leaders” (2015)
• CoStar Power Broker (Consecutive)
Master of Corporate Real Estate (MRC) at CoreNet Global
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) at United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
Memberships & Involvements
Colliers International: Logistics & Transportation Occupiers Advisors (Co-Chair); CoreNet Global: Michigan Chapter | Past President; IAMC: Members Member Relations Committee; Ann Arbor SPARK: Business Development Committee; Detroit USGBC: Real Estate Committee (Former Chair); Michigan Energy Forum: Steering Committee; Michigan Commercial Board of Realtors; Ford Land Preferred Broker Program; ULI Hines Competition: College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan (Advisor); Net Impact: Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (Speaker/Panelist); Motawi Tileworks: Advisory Board
MASCO, LEAR Corporation, Cooper-Standard, General Motors (GM), ITC, A123 Systems, Eberspacher
Brokerage Executive Vice-President
Tenant & Landlord Representation Lease Evaluation Renewal & New Lease Negotiations
Senior Project Manager
Todd Griffin is a Project Manager in the Detroit office of Colliers International. He specializes in managing build-to suit, tenant improvement and refurbishment projects. Todd also provides consulting services to corporate real estate departments and has been successful at developing and implementing strategies that increase efficiency and lower cost of real estate assets.
He has extensive experience with site selection, land use planning, site work and construction management of residential, office, retail and industrial developments.
Green technology services include energy audits and retrofitting lighting, HVAC, compressed air and general building systems.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Todd was an executive with a leading development and property management firm in Southeastern Michigan for more than 25 years.
Before working in real estate, Todd was an Environmental Consultant, preparing impact statements for military, municipal and industrial projects throughout the United States.
Executive Managing Director
Based in Colliers International's Southfield Office, Paul Choukourian serves as the Executive Managing Director and Market Leader for the Southeast Michigan Region with locations in Detroit CBD, Ann Arbor and Southfield.
Responsibilities include oversight in all aspects of the commercial real estate business: sales and leasing, education and training, recruitment and the regional philanthropic endeavors.
Additionally, within Colliers, Paul serves on the United States Managers Steering Committee.
Paul began his career with a small office development firm which allowed him to work in multiple aspects of the commercial real estate industry including land assemblage, property acquisition and disposition, construction, property management, leasing and investment sales. Paul then chose to focus on commercial real estate leasing and sales in the office and industrial segments with large public and private organizations for Liberty Property Trust in Michigan and Tampa, Florida and for KIRCO in Metro-Detroit prior to joining Colliers International.
National Director, Industrial Services
As National Director of Colliers Industrial Services-USA, Pete Quinn’s role is to strengthen Colliers platform and to collaborate with other key service lines ― Corporate Solutions, Investment Services, Occupier Services Groups, Logistics and Transportation Group ― to deliver a deep bench of logistics and site selection strategies to industrial user-groups and participants in the logistics, transportation and distribution industries.
Pete’s stand-out strengths are his commitment to understand corporations’ broader goals and challenges and then assembling a team of high-octane professionals to drive smart solutions to achieve those goals. During his 30 years in the industry, he has provided consulting and transactional representation for numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Prior to Colliers, Pete Quinn was a co-founder of Summit Realty Group, an affiliate of Cushman & Wakefield. He then transitioned to join C&W’s Industrial leadership team as Executive Managing Director, Global Supply Chain Solutions and Industrial Operations. He served on its Global Supply Chain Solutions Group and was appointed to its Industrial Executive Board. Early in his career, he was on the developer side, serving as Vice President at Eaton & Lauth Commercial (now Lauth Group).
Notable industry acknowledgements: Recipient of IAMC Michael P. Hickey Award, Largest Deal in the U.S. – SIOR, Largest Deal of the Year – First Industrial, and Hall of Fame inductee of Midwest Real Estate News.
Pete is actively involved in his alma mater, Purdue University, where he was a starting offensive lineman for its football team from 1978-1981 and team captain in 1979 and 1980. He was voted to Purdue’s 100-Year All Time Football team and is in his 26th season as Football Color Analyst on the Purdue Sports Radio Network.
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Market Solutions
Los Angeles - Downtown
Michelle joined Colliers in 2014 and serves as a leader within the Corporate Solutions team, specializing in Enterprise Solutions. Leveraging over 20 years of experience advising clients in all aspects of their real estate holdings, Michelle is accomplished in the delivery of complex solutions both in solution design, as well as transaction execution and account management. Prior to her leadership role in the Enterprise Solutions team, Michelle led numerous global accounts in her career across all portfolio types and has negotiated on behalf of her clients in over 50 countries.
In her role at Colliers, Michelle is responsible for driving new Occupier client engagements with a pursuit focus ranging from multi-market account services to large full-service outsourcing contracts. As a former account leader and seasoned transaction professional, Michelle uses this experience to engage service line resources for all Colliers' practices, in order to design the optimal solution for our client engagements. As part of the Solutioning process, Michelle is an active Transition Leader, onboarding key account relationships, with a subject matter expertise in the global Transaction Management service delivery.
Lastly, Michelle is heavily invested in the success and personal growth of Colliers professionals. In addition to her role as a platform Champion for the Colliers Diversity and Inclusion Program, Michelle is responsible for training Colliers professionals on Multi-Market engagements, having led the Flight School Program initiative and other formal training processes.