Senior Vice President
License # 481562
In his 30-year brokerage career, Ace Schlameus has developed direct experience in marketing, finance and transaction negotiation skills. Ace has consistently brought measurable economic value to client's investments. As the Senior Broker for a team that represents large portfolios, he has continued to be a top producer. In the past 15 years Ace has averaged more than 100 transactions annually for more than 30 million square feet of office space.
He has proven to be a creative leader that can achieve results in any market. His experience in multiple sectors of the real estate industry has given him a unique skill set to accomplish goals from an asset manager's perspective.
The successful execution of marketing campaigns have been a hallmark of Ace's career.
• Successfully directed leasing and sales teams for 30 years. Projects include million plus square feet office complexes to the sale of major retail centers and multi-family projects.
• Team successfully secured more than 600,000 square feet of letters of intent within a five month period for a proposed Iconic 1 million square feet, Mixed-Use complex.
• Member of Colliers International Institutional Office Agency Steering Committee, Chair of the Mid-West Region.
• Member of the top producers for eight consecutive years. Board of Directors of Grubb & Ellis Company, Houston, Texas.
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
- Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Real Estate Development, Texas State University
Memberships & Involvements
- Greater Houston Partnership
- Horizon Committee
- West Houston Chamber of Commerce
- Texas Association of Realtors
- Colliers InternationalOffice Agency Advisory Board
- Healthcare Practice Group
- Central Region Office Agency Advisory Board
- Cypress West
- Gramercy Capital Corp.
- Parsons Corporation
- W. M. Dillard and Associates
- Conoco Phillips
- MB Real Estate
Director of Market Research
Lisa joined Colliers in 2010 as Director of Market Research and has 37 years of commercial real estate experience. Lisa initiates proactive market research projects to further the business goals of the company. She writes and prepares 29 market reports annually, including 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 supporting 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 existing and potential clients.
Lisa serves on the Colliers Editorial Board, the Colliers U.S. Research Council, and is a recipient of the Colliers 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
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.
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.