Executive Vice President
A long-term resident of South Florida, Boris Kozolchyk has over 35 years involvement in the commercial real estate industry. Boris focuses on landlord and tenant representation, mixed-used, and retail projects, as well as investment opportunities.
During his long career, Boris’ approach has emphasized the development of long-term relationships based on trust and understanding of his client’s needs from a business point of view, while addressing the real estate requirement. His working experience includes retail leases and sales, investment and consulting/advisory activities, and extensive working relationships with national and international clients such as: AMC Theatres, 7-11 Corporation, Grupo Cinbersol (Mexico), CVS Drug Stores, Tire Kingdom, Wendy’s, Lizarran Restaurants (Spain), Shell Oil, Family Dollar Stores, CIE (Compania Interamericana de Entretenimiento)-Mexico, Grupo Magico (Mexico), Pal Zileri (Italy), Adolfo Dominguez (Spain), Silvia Tcherassi (Colombia-US), and TAUBCO (shopping center developers); Gymage (Spain). Additionally, Boris is involved with several financial groups from Latin America, presently looking for investment opportunities in the U.S.
Business and Educational Background
Boris has been a part of several brokerage entities including PointeGroup Advisors, CBRE, Grubb and Ellis, SUMMA Properties, and International Venture Realty. Prior to joining Colliers, Boris was the director of retail services at PointeGroup Advisors for over three years.
Boris holds a chemical engineering degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas and an MBA from the University of California.
- MBA, University of California
- BS in Chemical Engineering, Rice University
Memberships & Involvements
- Downtown Development Association (DDA Miami)
- Miami Business Partnership
- AMC Theatres
- 7-11 Corporation
- Grupo Cinbersol (Mexico)
- CVS Drug Stores
- Tire Kingdom
- Lizarran Restaurants (Spain)
- Shell Oil
- Family Dollar Stores
- CIE (Compania Interamericana de Entretenimiento)-Mexico
- Grupo Magico (Mexico)
- Pal Zileri (Italy)
- Adolfo Dominguez (Spain)
- Silvia Tcherassi (Colombia-US)
- TAUBCO (shopping center developers)
Senior Client Services Coordinator
Melissa works with brokers in the Miami office to create high-quality marketing pieces, proposals and presentations for properties throughout South Florida. She is responsible for the day-to-day production of property marketing, flyers, advertising, market research and lease transaction coordination. Additionally, she specializes in layout design and creating detailed maps and graphics using software such as Indesign and Illustrator.
She began her career as a copy editor and front page designer at Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and worked there for more than nine years.
Prior to joining Colliers, she was the communications specialist at United HomeCare, a nonprofit organization that provides services to seniors to help them remain at home. Along with office communications, she provided graphic design services for the nonprofit. Her previous background also includes a position as marketing coordinator at Transwestern, providing services to more than 10 brokers in their Miami office. Prior to this role, she served as a proposal coordinator for The GEO Group in Boca Raton, a leading provider of correctional, detention and community reentry services.