National Director, Client Accounting
Before joining Colliers International, Ali Lyon lead CBC Advisors’ commercial property accounting and financial reporting duties for the Asset Services Team. She is skilled in YARDI property management accounting software as well as MRI, JD Edwards, Skyline Property Management and Kardin Systems budgeting software.
Prior to joining CBC Advisors, Ali was a portfolio controller at LPC Realty Advisors I, LP, an investment advisory affiliate of Lincoln Property Company located in Chicago, Illinois. At LPC Realty Advisors, Ali worked on a $1.5 billion state pension fund portfolio with assets located in major markets throughout the United States. Her responsibilities included consolidating financial statements, preparing returns, coordinating audits, overseeing the accounting related aspects of acquisitions and dispositions, and ensuring compliance with GAAP, NCREIF PREA Reporting Standards and SEC policies. Her previous professional experience also included positions as an assistant controller and senior property accountant for Lincoln Property Company. Ali was also an audit associate for Grant Thornton, LLP, with a primary focus in real estate.
Ali holds a Master of Science degree in accountancy and a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and is a CPA in the states of Illinois and Utah.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Master of Science Degree in Accountancy
University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting