Principal & Director
License # 364568
David Carter, Principal, Director and sits on the Governance Council. Titans Award recipient for top revenue producer and Everest Award recipient for top production across the enterprise. Carter specializes in the areas of brokerage and investment sales of office, flex and industrial buildings. Carter has successfully represented an extensive client base in dispositions, sale leaseback, build to suit, joint ventures, partnership structure, acquisitions and development.
Expertise, knowledge and commitment to clients are Carter’s skill set that allow his clients to make critical decisions with the right information, delivering valuable real estate solutions to grow their business.
Carter has consistently been recognized as a Houston top producer in commercial real estate since 1997 and has earned the professional designations of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), President in 2009.
He is a member of NAIOP and licensed real estate broker in the State of Texas, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Finance from Sam Houston State University and is a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
- Colliers' Titan Award (2010 - 2014, 2016, 2018 - 2019)
- Colliers' Top Producer (2010 - 2014)
- Colliers' Everest Club (2011 - 2014)
- Colliers' Diamond Achiever Award (2012 - 2014)
- CRE Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2011)
- Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
- Certified Commercial Investment Member, CCIM Institute
- BBA in Finance, Sam Houston State University
Memberships & Involvements
- SIOR Gulf Coast Chapter (2009 President)
- Colliers Asset Resolution Team Member
- Colliers Governance Committee
- Colliers Investment Services Group
- St. John Lutheran Church Board Member
- Goddard Investments Group
- ML Realty Partners
- WP Carey ＆ Co
- LNR Partners
- Radler Enterprises
- Highbrook Investments
- Innova Holdings
- MODEC International Inc.
- US Bankruptcy Court
Senior Client Services Specialist
Ivonne Gonzalez joined Colliers in 2007 as a member of the Office Services Group. She brings more than nine years of commercial real estate experience to our team. Prior to moving to the Houston office, Ivonne was working for an independent owner/developer supporting the construction department as a Construction Coordinator, which entailed abstracting leases, monitoring critical dates through the due diligence process, review, track and notify tenants of plan approvals, overseeing tenant build-outs, administer tenant improvement allowance along with a host of other activities.
Working in the Capital Markets group, Ivonne provides a high level of marketing support from coordination of marketing programs to the individual needs of each project to achieve maximum productivity, communication and client satisfaction. Ivonne provides brokerage support services including promotional and marketing materials, working with financial analysis software, contact and database management along with a host of other activities related to the various landlord representation assignments as well as acquisition and disposition of investment grade properties.
Through her previous positions, Ivonne has experienced a variety of aspects of the commercial real estate business including site selection and disposition, leasing, user sales and investment grade sale transactions as well as property management and construction management, to name a few. Her strong technical skills, background with computer applications and her great attitude offer a combination of skills necessary to manage the project and provide an innovative marketing strategy and promotional materials specific to each client and their respective projects.
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.
Director, Financial Analytics
Bringing 32 years of experience in commercial real estate, Marilynne joined Colliers in 2018 to provide financial analysis to the company’s leasing and investment sales teams for all types of assets, including the following types of financial analysis:
- lease renewal and relocation comparisons
- mid-term lease renegotiations (“blend and extend”)
- lease buyouts
- sublease disposition/recovery
- build-to-suit vs. design-build
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate
- discounted cash flows
Prior to joining Colliers, she specialized in advising companies regarding their financial analysis for commercial real estate requirements or investments for 17 years. Marilynne also has a background in commercial mortgage underwriting/loan originations and commercial real estate appraisal.