Chief Marketing Officer
Crissy is passionate about innovation and productivity in the workplace. Constantly seeking a better way and helping others succeed are a couple of her daily drivers.
Crissy develops and expands marketing and technology platforms for the Houston office and contributes to the Southwest region.
She started as the marketing specialist at the front desk of a boutique commercial real estate firm in 2007, with her first assignment of building their website. From there learning commercial real estate and bringing the best marketing practices to the CRE realm has been her focus.
In 2010 that boutique firm merged with Colliers' Houston office where Crissy was promoted to marketing director, now chief marketing officer, and has been responsible for the organization's marketing efforts. Crissy designs and conducts in-house training programs to elevate staff knowledge and to enhance new business skills. She organizes and executes company events and recognition programs to support and promote a positive work culture. In January of 2020, she became a principal of the firm.
Some of Crissy's career highlights include being named Colliers U.S. Marketer of the Year, partaking in Fort Bend's Leadership Class program, being recognized as a local Top 40 Under 40, and taking home awards for Best Market Intelligence and Driving Business Efficiencies & Effectiveness.
Crissy earned the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) from Colliers University. CPMC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate marketing 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.
- Colliers International Diversity Program | 2020 Mentor
- Colliers International Influencer Award - Driving Business Efficiencies & Effectiveness | USA 2018 Winner
- Colliers International Inaugural Women's Diversity Mentorship Program | 2016 Mentor
- Colliers International Best Market Intelligence Initiative | USA 2016 Finalist
- Colliers International Best Property Campaign | USA 2016 Finalist
- Colliers International Best Market Intelligence Initiative | USA 2015 Winner
- Colliers International U.S. Marketer of the Year 2013
- Exchange Club of Fort Bend - President 2012-2013
- Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2010
- Top Entrepreneurs and Executives - 40 Under 40 - Fort Bend/Katy Business Journal 2010
- University of Houston - Miss Frontier Fiesta
- Rotary International - Bellaire/Southwest Houston Rotaract Charter President, District 5890 Interacter of the Year, W.P. Clements H.S. Interact President
- Girl Scouts Gold Award Recipient
- Fort Bend County Women’s Center Youth Volunteer of the Year
- Smartsheet Certified User, Smarthsheet Academy
- Inbound Certified, Hubspot Academy
- Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC), Colliers University
- College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston
Memberships & Involvements
- Colliers Centers of Excellence Central South Marketing Team Lead
- Colliers Energy Practice Group Member
- CREW Houston Member
- Commercial Real Estate Research Forum Member
- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - Commercial Exhibits
- Fort Bend Education Foundation Board Member
- Junior Achievement Elementary School Teacher Volunteer
- Phi Mu Alumnae Member
- Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Member
- Houston's First Baptist Church Member
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.
Senior Research Coordinator
Beth Staggs has worked extensively in Commerical Real Estate Research and Market Analytics in Houston since 2001. Beth assists in the preparation of in-house office, retail, industrial, investment, healthcare and economic market reports and presentations. Beth also works closely with the marketing department in maintaining databases and custom market research material.
Beth earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and 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.
Pat is the managing director of brokerage services in Houston for Colliers. Pat has more than 37 years of experience in commercial real estate as a producing broker, educator, sales manager and managing broker. Pat relocated to Houston from Florida where he served as President of the Colliers offices in Tampa Bay, Orlando and Southwest Florida.
Pat started his career as Director of Marketing for a real estate data base company where he spent three years interviewing top brokerage houses throughout the United States and assisted in their automation needs as a consultant and instructor. As President of the Colliers Houston office, he has direct responsibility for recruiting, training and managing the sales and leasing teams, property management and business plan creation and coordination for the company.
Pat was responsible for building and organizing retail service delivery capabilities for Colliers worldwide as chairman of the Colliers Retail Specialty Group (96-2000, 2002-2013). Pat is also a founding member of the Colliers Oil and Gas practice group. Among his academic accomplishments, Pat wrote the capstone case study for the CCIM program's final course offering from 1986 - 1998. The case study combined the marketing and financial concepts taught by CCIM to allow the students to apply the material to a simulated commercial property disposition.
He has been an instructor for NACORE’s (now CORENET) Intermediate Finance Course and was awarded the Top-Rated Faculty Certificate in 2000. Pat has been quoted in national and regional publications including the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Newsweek, Real Estate Forum, National Real Estate Investor, Globe Street and others. He has been an expert panelist for NAIOP, Real Share, ICSC and many other real estate organizations.
Pat has served as a member (and Chairman) of the Colliers Managers Steering committee, the Board of Directors for Colliers USA and is the past Chairman of the Colliers USA Board of Advisors. In 2003, Pat was awarded Colliers Manager of the Year. In 2004, he was chosen by Colliers as the Tom Richardson Award recipient, an honor based on strength of character. In 2012, Pat was chosen as the recipient of the Colliers USA Pinnacle Award for service excellence. Pat is the only person in Colliers to win all three of these awards. He served as an instructor for Colliers University 2010-14. In 2017 Pat was recognized as a “Best Boss” by Real Estate Forum magazine.
Chief Operating Officer
Caroline has been actively involved in the operations of Colliers for over twenty years. Originally hired by the company as a bookkeeper on a contract basis, she now serves as chief operating officer. Caroline also serves as Colliers Administrator and MCA Coordinator. Prior to joining Colliers, Caroline was employed by an independent investor, her duties focusing on accounting and taxes. In addition, she worked as a special project technical assistant with Aramco Services Company, the American subsidiary of the Saudi national oil company.
Senior Marketing Coordinator
Molly joined Colliers | Houston in October 2018 as an Administrative Coordinator. She provided assistance to several departments along with maintaining organization of the Houston office. Molly is now a part of the Marketing and Research team as the Senior Marketing Coordinator.
Moving into this position has allowed Molly to expand her abilities within market research and the company processes. Her role includes driving the brand through updated marketing collateral, press releases and market report posting. Along with those tasks Molly also maintains colliers.com content, tracks media mentions and marketing analytics, she generates REMS proposals, and supports the organization of company events, monthly meetings and onboarding processes.
Aimee joined the Colliers Houston office in August 2019. With a background in public relations, Aimee quickly shifted to a role with the marketing team as a project coordinator. In this role, she works on special projects and performs various tasks such as auditing and maintaining advisor profiles, and auditing and maintaining master broker list.
Aimee earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and 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.
Client Services Coordinator
Libby joined the Houston office in May 2021 as an administrative coordinator and support for the marketing team.
In her role as a Client Services Coordinator, Libby helps with developing and maintaining marketing materials, property promotion, and listing requirements. She also assists multiple teams with online database management and tracking deals.
Libby has expertise with various marketing platforms, such as InDesign, Smartsheet, and HubSpot.
Libby began her career with Eastdil Secured in Manhattan, a real estate investment banking company. She gained first-hand expertise in executing big-budget transactions from pitch to close.
Libby received a Bachelors Degree in Communication from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, where she also minored in Business Administration.
Chris Pagano joined the marketing department at Colliers in Houston in 2021, bringing more than 10 years of design and marketing experience to the team.
As the Creative Coordinator, Chris supports the company’s creative needs while maintaining and building upon the Colliers brand. His responsibilities include custom graphics and illustrations, signage, collateral layout and design, custom site plan and floor plan creation, photo editing and touchups, client services overflow support, as well as all other creative services needed.
Chris also works closely with the Chief Marketing Officer and marketing coordinators to assist with daily marketing tasks and to advance our marketing efforts.
Prior to joining Colliers, Chris spent time at the below companies and organizations:
- Patriot Advertising
- United States Marine Corps
- Jacobs Engineering
- Fidelis Realty Partners
Jenna Guidotti joined Colliers as an intern in June 2019. She later joined full time as an Administrative Coordinator in June 2021, following her graduation from Purdue University.
Jenna provides administrative support and maintains the organization of the Houston office daily, connecting prospective buyers/users with Colliers brokers on the firm’s exclusive listing and leasing assignments. Jenna is a high-energy, detailed oriented team player. She has a positive and friendly nature with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Jenna possesses the ability to multi-task and manage a varied and constantly changing workload in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment that is entrepreneurial and collaborative with high-level exposure to senior industry professionals.
Jenna earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and 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.