Houston Agency Leasing Group is an exclusive landlord leasing team that specializes in marketing high quality office buildings throughout the greater Houston area. Our team utilizes a consultative approach with select owners that yields a customized and blinkered plan for each property. With over 1,400 leases completed exclusively on behalf of owners with buildings of up to 1M square feet, our approach is highly focused and committed to assure our client’s goals and objectives are achieved.
We provide an immersive evaluation of the compelling features of each property and will make detailed recommendations as part of a marketing plan to help differentiate your property from the competition. Our detailed knowledge of each property, a clear understanding of what features motivate tenants, and the associated benefits of those features help us create a defined property marketing approach that positions your building in the marketplace to secure tenants.
Chairman & Principal
Mr. Parsley has been involved in and responsible for all phases of commercial real estate brokerage activity over the past 37 years. A native Houstonian, he returned to Houston after graduating from law school in 1979 to serve as an attorney with Bracewell & Patterson, specializing in corporate law. In 1983, he joined Colliers, where he is one of the company’s principal shareholders. He served as President and CEO of Colliers’ Houston office prior to assuming the position of Co-Chairman in 2004 and Chairman in 2020. He brings a wide range of real estate experience, along with an understanding of the legal issues involved in real estate transactions. He has represented a broad range of corporate clients, both public and private, in office and industrial sales and office tenant rep lease transactions in Houston and throughout the USA. Bob currently serves as a member of Colliers’ Tenant Advisory Council, Healthcare Services Group and Law Firm Services Group. Bob has been one of the top two producers in the Colliers Houston office for the past fifteen years. He has also been a Colliers Everest Award recipient since the inception of the award, which is granted to the top 10% of producers for Colliers in North America. Bob was recognized as a Connect Media CRE 2020 Top Broker with over $403 million of deals executed in 2019, and in 2018 he was recognized as the #2 ranked Heavy Hitter for office tenant representation in the greater Houston area with over $200 million in gross dollar value of deals executed in 2017. The SIOR designation that he carries signifies the highest level of accountability and ethical standards in commercial real estate.
Client Services Coordinator
Elizabeth Young joined Colliers International as a member of the Office Services Group. She brings more than 11 years of experience to our team. Elizabeth’s experience is primarily in landlord representation. As a Client Services Coordinator, Elizabeth is responsible for creating and maintaining marketing materials for listings, market research, site tour coordination, tracking deals and client support.
Elizabeth’s real estate experience prior to Colliers was also focused on landlord representation leasing with some tenant representation as well as procuring new leasing assignments. She worked closely with a research team, marketing team and experienced executives and brokers to find new leasing opportunities and created specific marketing pieces and research compilations to aid in gaining new leasing assignments.
In addition to her real estate role, Elizabeth also served as an executive assistant to a senior broker and was also responsible for maintaining supplies and office equipment at the on-campus leasing office.
Through her previous positions, Elizabeth has gained valuable experience in office leasing. She has worked with teams to lease both small buildings as well as campuses with more than 1.5 million square feet. She has worked with both small, private owners and institutional owners giving her a broad understanding of how processes can vary among throughout the industry.
Elizabeth is experienced in Microsoft products, design products such as Adobe Creative Suite and is tech savvy and research minded. Her ability to remain calm while on a deadline and her positive attitude are just a few examples of how she supports clients both internally and externally.
Director, Financial Analytics
Bringing 32 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, including the following types of financial analysis:
- lease renewal and relocation comparisons
- mid-term lease renegotiations (“blend and extend”)
- lease buyouts
- sublease disposition/recovery
- build-to-suit vs. design-build
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate
- discounted cash flows
Prior to joining Colliers, she specialized in advising companies regarding their financial analysis for commercial real estate requirements or investments for 17 years. Marilynne also has a background in commercial mortgage underwriting/loan originations and commercial real estate appraisal.
Chief Marketing Officer
Crissy is passionate about innovation and productivity in the workplace; constantly seeking a better way and helping others succeed are a couple of her daily drivers.
Crissy develops and expands marketing and technology platforms for the Houston office and contributes to the Southwest region.
She started as the marketing specialist at the front desk of a boutique commercial real estate firm in 2007, with her first assignment of building their website. From there learning commercial real estate and bringing the best marketing practices to the CRE realm has been her focus.
In 2010 that boutique firm merged with Colliers' Houston office where Crissy was promoted to marketing director, now chief marketing officer, and has been responsible for the organization's marketing efforts. Crissy designs and conducts in-house training programs to elevate staff knowledge and to enhance new business skills. She organizes and executes company events and recognition programs to support and promote a positive work culture. In January of 2020, she became a principal of the firm.
Some of Crissy's career highlights include being named Colliers U.S. Marketer of the Year, partaking in Fort Bend's Leadership Class program, being recognized as a local Top 40 Under 40, and taking home awards for Best Market Intelligence and Driving Business Efficiencies & Effectiveness.
Crissy earned the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) from Colliers University. CPMC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate marketing 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.
What we do?
We conduct an immersive evaluation of each property, identifying key selling points that will resonate with target tenants, and make forward-thinking recommendations for an integrated marketing approach as unique as each property.
What sets us apart from our competitors?
1. Blinkered Approach:
Our Team applies itself with an unmatched landlord mentality and will only work landlord agency business within reasonable maximum loads to assure we achieve results and that efforts are not diluted.
2. No Competitive Product:
We will not take on competing assignments, nor are we owners of office buildings that can potentially compete with our client’s buildings.
3. Technology Advantage:
Talking about technology is one thing, applying technology is another. We offer real time tracking and market transparency for deal negotiations, marketing programs and market information.
4. Direct Marketing:
We will market directly to tenants and their brokers in possible “donor” buildings to assure all tenants are aware of the advantages and availabilities offered at our client’s property.
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