I am a self-starting marketing professional dedicated to three areas, each one strengthening the others: marketing and creative strategy, process and software optimization, and content and curriculum development. My background in fine arts and psychology, passion for research, and background in B2C marketing ultimately lead me to my marketing and administration career in commercial real estate.
I was recruited to Colliers in October, 2022. In my role, I create marketing collateral, manage our local social media accounts, and collaborate on marketing and business strategy with my regional leadership team.
Certified Salesforce Administrator - Dec. 2022
Marketing Manager, Texas Region
As Business Development & Marketing Manager for the Texas region, Amber oversees all marketing and implementation strategies across the major Texas markets with an immediate focus on ramping up brokerage support and business development in Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin.
Amber leads team of two graphic designers and a marketing coordinator in DFW, and a marketing specialist in Austin and together they support over 80 brokers across multiple service lines, asset types, and geographies.
Ms. Ryan is the liaison between local resources and Colliers’ deep bench of regional and national marketing professionals. She is a strong leader, confident communicator, and strategic thinker with a keen eye for the details.
Mike Otillio is the Research Director for Colliers International in Dallas, Texas. In this role Mike supports all of the brokers in the Dallas Office in all property types. His expertise is in gathering hard to get commercial real estate information and helping turn that information into commercial real estate knowledge for the brokers.
Mike has extensive experience in Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities and a Bloomberg terminal. Whether the project is related to building ownership information, company research, or Microsoft Excel and everything in between, Mike can help find the answers.
Mike’s knowledge of online commercial real estate tools and his natural tendency to always be on the lookout for better, improved tools make him great resource when it comes to searching for commercial real estate information.
Before working in commercial real estate, Mike worked for the Lafayette Economic Development Authority in Lafayette, Louisiana, starting first in the Research Department, and eventually becoming the Business Recruiter for Lafayette Parish (County). During his time in Economic Development, Mike worked towards receiving his certification in Economic Development through the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. This education makes Mike a knowledgeable asset to the team when it comes to working with Economic Development agencies throughout the area. Mike also spent 4 years working in the research department at Mohr Partners.
Gillian began her Commercial Real Estate career with Colliers in Las Vegas, Nevada, acting as Executive Administrative Assistant to one of the top Industrial teams in the Southwest region of the United States. During her several years at Colliers, she helped lead to the successful closings of over a 100 million in transactions of the group’s most notable and complex clients.
Executive Managing Director, Texas Region
Daniel Taylor is an Executive Managing Director and Market Leader for Colliers’ Texas Region. In his role, Daniel oversees all brokerage operations throughout key Texas markets with an immediate focus on accelerating brokerage recruitment and new business development across Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin and Central Texas. He brings over 20 years of industry and leadership experience to the role, most recently serving as Executive Managing Director of Dallas-Fort Worth for Colliers. Since his tenure in Dallas-Fort Worth, beginning in December 2020, his oversight has led to more strategic new hires, significant retention, revenue growth and increased market share.
Daniel provides P&L oversight for the market and supports the growth of Colliers’ business lines throughout the region and champions the delivery of best-in-class service for the firm’s clients.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2020, Daniel was a Managing Director of CBRE’s Dallas-Ft. Worth region, where he helped drive the firm’s overall regional operations and business strategy.
Before stepping into leadership at CBRE in 2016, Daniel was a top producing broker where he provided strategic oversight and management of various account teams that completed over 400 transactions involving 20 million square feet of space. Prior to joining CBRE in 2010, Daniel was a Senior Vice President with The Staubach Company and Staubach Retail Services.
A lifelong resident of Dallas, Daniel has served on a number of boards and is active in numerous community and charitable organizations including serving on the board of The Real Estate Council, NAIOP’s Dallas-Ft. Worth advisory board and the SMU Folsom Real Estate Institute. Daniel is a graduate of Baylor University’s Hankammer School of Business.
Clarisse graduated in the spring of 2022 from St. Edward's University in Austin with a major in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Writing. A month after graduating, Clarisse started at the Colliers Austin office in a hybrid role as a Research Associate and Junior Broker, specializing in Office Tenant Representation.
Managing Director - Austin
David Bremer has focused on tenant representation since 2000, completing over 350 transactions and establishing himself as one of the most knowledgeable and experienced brokers in the Austin market. David is recognized by past clients and landlords as one of the most service focused brokers in the industry and he takes great pride in the number of clients he now considers friends. His experience includes complex and high-value office leases, expansions and contractions, subleases, purchases and everything in between. He’s even been known to help a client move a desk when necessary.
In 2017 and 2018, he was a Colliers' Everest Award recipient. This award is bestowed upon the top 10% of all Colliers professionals in brokerage, valuation and corporate solutions across the U.S. business based on revenue production.
Prior to joining Colliers, David co-owned and operated a successful boutique tenant representation firm in Austin. David graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas with a degree in finance and is happily married with two young children.
David is active in the community, acting as the charity chair for the Austin Commercial Brokers Association. He represents a handful of local charities pro-bono and donates his time whenever possible. David is also learning patience by coaching his kids’ sports teams.
Executive Vice President
I bring more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including landlord representation, tenant representation, investment sales, financial analysis, acquisitions, development and operations. I started my brokerage career in Dallas, Texas then moved to Austin in 2000, working for Trammell Crow Company, Aspen Properties and The Kucera Companies. I joined Colliers as Executive Vice President in March 2015. In addition to a focus on office landlord representation, I have deep experience in investment sales, with a track record of closing multiple transactions per year. In 2016, 2018 and 2019, I was a Colliers' Everest Award recipient. This award is given to the top 10% of all Colliers professionals in brokerage, valuation and corporate solutions across the U.S. business based on revenue production.
Executive Vice President
Doug has a deep understanding and unmatched market knowledge of the entire Austin commercial real estate landscape with a primary focus on office tenant representation & site selection. Since 2006, he has built a substantial client base through hard work, client retention, partner referrals, and long-term relationships. Never deviating from his original business plan based on strategic consulting for early-stage companies and maintaining long-term partnerships. Doug has completed over 450+ transactions totaling well over 5M SF of space over the last 15 years.
Doug's entrepreneurial clients played a significant role in his decision to become one himself by bringing Colliers back to Austin in 2014 as an affiliate office. He and his two partners grew the office from three (3) people in an executive suite to fifteen (15) by 2019 and selling the affiliate office to corporate Colliers in January 2020. We are excited to keep growing our team, customers, and service lines in the coming years as Austin continues to become one of the primary growth markets in the entire country.
Senior Vice President
Travis joined Colliers in 2014 as Vice President and specializes in Tenant and Landlord representation services for Industrial users. Travis has more than fifteen years of commercial real estate experience including more than 400 transactions totaling 4.5M SF. His comprehensive understanding of the Austin industrial market and his experience navigating complex transactions for both Tenants and Landlords enables him to provide the highest level of service to his clients.
Prior to joining Colliers, Travis was a Leasing Director for PS Business Parks, Inc., a national REIT, where he was responsible for executing the marketing and leasing strategy for a portfolio of 900,000 SF consisting of 16 industrial, flex, value office and retail buildings in three Austin submarkets. He started his commercial real estate career in 2006 with UGL Equis (now DTZ) where he provided tenant representation services for office and industrial clients.
Chase Clancy joined Colliers International as an industrial leasing specialist in 2018. Utilizing a deep knowledge of the industrial market, Chase prides himself on building relationships and working with integrity to achieve his clients' long-term goals.
Prior to joining Colliers, Chase worked as a commercial agent for Don Quick & Associates, earning invaluable experience as an industrial and office landlord representative. Chase uses his understanding of both sides of the transaction to help maximize value for his clients.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Chase grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and earned his Bachelor of Arts from Seattle University. In his free time, he enjoys playing guitar, golf, hunting, photography, exploring new restaurants and traveling with his wife, Amy, and two sons, Ace and Gus.
Associate Vice President
Brian grew up in Austin watching the city landscape continuously change. Intrigued by the skyline and his many conversations with start up entrepreneurs at his college internships, he realized a career in commercial real estate would allow him to meld together his passions for a greater purpose - help entrepreneurs reach their goals.
Starting his career with Avison Young in Austin before joining Colliers in March of 2021, Brian immediately contributed to the tenant representation team. Brian has worked with a wide range of companies over the years including local startups, high-growth-phase companies, professional services firms, relocating publicly traded companies, and more. He takes great pride in the service provided to each client and hopes his genuine interest in each company's journey creates a great long-term partnership.
Ally joined Colliers in 2017 after working in the tech industry and she is now pursuing her passion in commercial real estate. Ally specializes in corporate real estate with an emphasis on tenant representation for office users. Ally has represented local, national, and international companies across all industries to help craft and implement facilities strategies that optimize efficiency, promote desired company culture, and maximize financial and legal concessions.
Will has over twelve years of experience in commercial real estate, specializing primarily in project leasing. Will represents a wide range of local and institutional investors and developers. He is currently responsible for the leasing of an office portfolio in excess of one million square feet. In addition to office leasing – Will also focuses on office investment sales and new business sourcing.
Will began his brokerage career with Transwestern in Dallas before moving to Austin in 2016. Will established a strong foundation leasing over 1.5 million square feet of office space for mostly institutional clients. While at Transwestern – Will executed over 100 lease transactions .
Will holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
Coyle joined the Industrial Team at Colliers International in Austin, TX in the Spring of 2021, specializing in tenant representation and landlord represtation across Central Texas. Prior to beginning his real estate career with Colliers, Coyle graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder and worked on the business development team at NetSuite | Oracle.
Zach Ellis specializes in providing all facets of tenant representation services for corporate office users and has solely done so since beginning his commercial real estate career in 2007. Prior to joining Colliers in 2014 as Vice President, Zach established a strong reputation for success by representing his client’s best interests for seven years at a local brokerage firm. Zach’s narrow focus and longevity have enabled him to become a true expert in his field.
With more than 250 transactions under his belt in excess of $35 million, Zach has the experience and proven track record of an industry veteran. His hard work ethic, in-depth market knowledge, and keen problem solving and negotiating skills make him a trusted strategic partner for many of the exciting companies residing in Austin, TX and beyond. Zach is a member of the Global Life Sciences Practice Group within Colliers which specializes in innovative real estate solutions for the fields of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, MedTech, and Medical Device companies.