Senior Vice President | Houston
License # 178618
Vaughan Ford joined Colliers in 2014. He began his real estate career in 1973 with Henry S. Miller Companies where he specialized in representing restaurants in their expansion plans. Over the past 46 years, Vaughan has consulted with many of Houston’s largest shopping center owners. Restaurant representation includes 20+ locations for Boston Market and 10 locations for Rudy’s Country Store BBQ Restaurant. As a retail investment specialist, Vaughan helps buyers and sellers maximize the value of retail properties whether single tenant or multi-tenant assets.
> Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2016)
> Colliers' Titan Award (2016)
> Houston – Plaza on San Felipe – 97,272 GLA
> Sugar Land – Target store – 102,000 GLA
> Houston – Keystone Plaza – 35,252 GLA
> Sugar Land – Town Center - 32,900 GLA
> Waco Centre – redevelopment - 218,421 GLA
> Sherman Centre redevelopment- 170,455 GLA
> Westside Plaza – 25,000 GLA
> Dallas – Uptown Plaza – 34,250 GLA
> Houston - Katy Freeway Plaza - 15,108 GLA
> Houston –7613 Katy Freeway - 15,400 GLA
> Pearland – Plaza on Broadway – 39,855 GLA
> Pearland – Silverlake Retail – 29,610 GLA
> Houston – 3734 Westheimer – 9,330 GLA
> Humble – Golden Corral Net Lease
> Houston – TGI Fridays Net Lease
> Houston – Golden Corral Net Lease
> San Antonio – Regal 18 Cinemas
- Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
- BBA Specialization in Marketing, University of Houston
Memberships & Involvements
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Colliers National Retail Group Member
- Colliers Net Lease Group Member
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
Project Coordinator | Houston
Bethany is a commercial real estate professional with legal experience. She translates her creative and innovative ideas across all service lines in this ever-changing industry. Bethany excels at providing excellent customer service to both her internal team and external clients. She delivers high-quality capital markets, tenant and landlord representation, and property marketing reports and presentations. She is highly organized and has a keen eye for details, ensuring a high standard of quality in everything she does.
As the primary project coordinator for the Colliers office in Houston, she supports a team of advisors who specialize in all property types including land, office, retail, industrial, healthcare, and investments. She works on projects from proposal stages to closing and strives to help her team exceed their clients’ needs and expectations.
Bethany 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.
Before Colliers, Bethany’s background consisted of reporting on commercial properties, property management projects, legal support, and consulting.