Executive Managing Director
Alan is the Executive Managing Director of Office Services in Pinellas County, Florida, and has been associated with Colliers since 1994, specializing in landlord and tenant representation. With over 40 years of experience in commercial real estate, Alan’s expertise includes the sale and lease of office and flex space, property management, market analysis, and working with local government to finalize building development issues.
Alan has produced over $800 million in completed transactions, including $115 million since 2017, and has represented buildings encompassing 13 million square feet. His representation of tenants and property owners includes AmeriLife, Transamerica, Zhone Technologies, Fairwarning, Prologis, Grosvenor, Equity Office, Melitta, the State of Florida, Tech Data, Cantor Funds, and Apollo Global Management. Alan has also completed lease transactions with Bank of America, EmCare, McKesson, Pinellas County, Wells Fargo Advisors, TD Bank, Bankers Life, Malwarebytes, DaVita, BayCare, Ameriprise, GSA, and many, many more.
Colliers Awards & Recognition
• Top Ten Producer: Multiple annual award winner,
• Largest Office Sale: Multiple award winner
• Everest Award: Top 10% Producer as compared to all Colliers International brokers in North America
• Largest Office Lease: Multiple award winner
• CoStar Power Broker: Multiple annual award winner
• Florida Gulf Coast Association of Realtors: Office Deal of the Year, #1 Producer award winner
• Ohio State University,
• Columbus State University, real estate technical training
• Course work and seminars involving real estate law, real estate finance, marketing and project development
Memberships & Involvements
• Dunedin Fine Arts Center
• Habitat for Humanity, Pinellas County
Senior Client Services Specialist
Laurie Bell joined Colliers International | Tampa Bay in October of 2017, shortly after relocating to the area from the suburbs of Washington, DC. With nearly two decades of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Laurie is a seasoned veteran, having worked with landlords, tenants, sellers, and buyers on properties in every asset class.
Laurie works in Colliers’ Clearwater office, supporting a team of four senior brokers and one junior broker in the disposition, acquisition, and leasing of commercial properties of all types. She is involved in the design and production of customized marketing materials, as well as the administration of the many lease and sale transactions for her team. Her years of experience allow her to successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines for a dedicated and active brokerage team.
Prior to Colliers, Laurie held the position of Commercial Leasing Coordinator at Vanguard Realty Group (now known as Promark Partners) in Rockville, Maryland. In that position for more than 11 years, she provided direct support to the Managing Director as well as the company’s entire team of commercial brokers. A dynamic professional, Laurie prepared legal documents, processed all department transactions, and created promotional and marketing materials, along with a host of other responsibilities. Her dedication and experience led to an ever-expanding role within the company, as she also provided support on select projects to Vanguard’s CEO, Principal, and property management.
Earlier in her career, Laurie served as the Office Manager/Senior Administrator at Grubb & Ellis Company for over five years, where she supported a team of six agents, managed the office, and supervised one administrative assistant.