Senior Client Services Specialist
Debi joined Colliers Tampa Bay in November 2018 as a client services coordinator supporting the industrial team of Ryan Vaught and Robyn Hurrell. She provides unparalleled expertise in assisting the team with the creation of presentations, client deliverables, and a multitude of miscellaneous one-off marketing pieces as well as transactional support. Experienced in the spectrum of Adobe programs, Debi is able to utilize a variety of applications to create custom materials catered to each of our individual clients. With almost ten years in the commercial real estate sector, Debi combines her skill set and knowledge of the industry to continuously propel the team forward.
Prior to joining Colliers, Debi began her commercial real estate career as a brokerage administrator for Marcus & Millichap. During her six years in their Tampa office, she quickly grew to become a Lead Certified Agent Support Specialist providing marketing and training support to an office of 50+ agents with numerous product specialties including multifamily, retail and hospitality.
- 2022 Colliers Above & Beyond Award - Central Florida
- 2021 Colliers Raising the Bar Award - Central Florida
- 2020 Colliers Client Services, Top Producing Team Award - Central & West Florida
- 2019 Colliers Above & Beyond Award - Central Florida
- 2019 Colliers Service Excellence Award Nomination
Debi earned her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Business Analysis from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She is a licensed real estate sales associate and has also earned the CPMC designation (Commercial Property Marketing Certification) from Colliers University.
Executive Vice President
Ryan Vaught joined Colliers in 2018. His real estate practice focuses on consulting with industrial developers and investors throughout the country.
Prior to joining Colliers, Ryan was a Senior Vice President with JLL where he led the industrial services platform in Tampa, FL. Before relocating to Florida, Ryan was with Brixton Capital, a private equity investment firm located in San Diego, CA.
Ryan also served in the United States Army as a military intelligence officer.
Ryan is married to his wife (Laura) and has two sons (Owen and Ryder).
Executive Vice President
As a market leading real estate advisor, Robyn is a top-performing industrial specialist in the Central Florida region. Robyn’s comprehensive knowledge of the Central Florida industrial market has allowed her to provide comprehensive information on market activity to help her Clients make informed business decisions. She demonstrates an unwavering commitment to excellence and attention to detail. Her prime focus in all aspects of her consultative efforts is to be a true partner in the process as an extension of the Clients’ operation – as both a Landlord representation or Occupier advisor. Robyn has been a Top 10 Producer at Colliers since 2019.
Formed by Robyn and her business partner, Ryan Vaught, at JLL in 2016, the Vaught | Hurrell Industrial Team was recruited to Colliers in 2018 to bolster the industrial services platform. Now a 12-member operation, the Vaught | Hurrell Industrial Team is a diverse and collaborate group that strives to deliver creative strategies relative to leasing and capital markets. Leading the Central Florida leasing platform, Robyn’s has a team of 4 additional people dedicated to their 8M+ square foot portfolio & 30+ active Tenant Representation accounts. Prior to the commencement of her industrial, Robyn performed analytics and underwriting on the Tampa Office Capital markets team for Cushman & Wakefield (legacy Cassidy Turley, then DTZ).
Oliver de la Croix-Vaubois
As an industrial real estate specialist, Oliver has extensive transaction experience representing both landlords, tenants, and providing owner occupier services. Joining the Colliers Central Florida Industrial Team in early 2019, Oliver has been integral to the teams’ successful expansion into Pinellas County and partners with Robyn Hurrell to maintain and further grow their agency leasing portfolio in excess of 5M square feet. Implementing a partnership mindset and fashioning a consultative and needs-based discussion around the strategy table, Oliver simplifies and streamlines the real estate process. Most importantly, Oliver places high esteem on long-term relationships and maximizing value for his Clients.
Prior to joining Colliers, Oliver was a Corporate Trainer with Credico, an outsource marketing and sales organization for numerous Fortune 500 companies. While at Credico, Oliver’s primary responsibility included business development as well as corporate training for Account Executives in both their Dallas and Manhattan offices.
Client Services Specialist
Joining Colliers in the spring of 2022, Emory provides comprehensive marketing services for the Vaught | Hurrell Industrial Team. She is responsible for designing print and digital marketing flyers, creating email and social media campaigns, and event planning.
Prior to joining Colliers, Emory was a marketing coordinator with Marcus & Millichap in Orlando. She assisted with social media engagement, creating proposal packages, web marketing, and property research & analysis.
Emory has expertise with various marketing platforms including InDesign, Photoshop, AfterEffects and Illustrator.
Junior Analyst, Industrial Investments
Riley joined Colliers in 2022 as a Capital Markets Analyst working with the Vaught | Hurrell Industrial Team. In this role, he will be providing brokerage support, valuation analysis, and market research for the southeast industrial markets.
In 2019, Riley began his real estate career as an intern at the Colliers office in Detroit, MI where he helped manage and prospect for the Global Automotive Real Estate portfolio while also building out a Customer Relation Management system for the Book | Jett team. Prior to joining Colliers in Tampa, FL, he also worked as an intern for Merrill Lynch in a wealth management role researching and analyzing market analytics to determine which equities are positioned best to optimize returns with the changes to the market and consumer preferences. Additionally, as an intern to the CEO for United Wholesale Mortgage he gathered analytics from all aspects of the company to create a senior leadership report so that the c-suite executives have encompassing data to make proper decisions.
Brokerage Intern, Industrial Services
As a Research Analyst with the Vaught | Hurrell Industrial Team, Akshar has relished in the opportunity to transfer his academic learning practically into the workplace. As both a Finance and Business Analytics Major, he is uniquely positioned to provide a data-driven view of the Central Florida industrial industry to the Team. The role entails tasks that play to his strengths and work within the technical skills he has acquired. As Akshar continues his journey with the Colliers team, he is excited to see how he will be able to position himself to best succeed in the position. Akshar previously interned with the Vaught | Hurrell team this past spring, and he has now joined the team as a Market Research Analyst.
Prior to joining Colliers, Akshar had the opportunity to intern at companies such at JP Morgan Chase, Fisher Investments, and DTCC.
Brokerage Intern, Industrial Services
Harrison joined Colliers in January of 2023 as a remote Leasing Associate working with the Vaught Hurrell Industrial Team. Working directly with Robyn Hurrell, in this role, Harrison will be working on industrial leasing for Central Florida, providing brokerage support, valuation analysis, and market research for clients and investors. In early July, after graduation from the University of Michigan, Harrison will transition into a brokerage role within the team.
In 2017, Harrison began his real estate career working part-time under the tutelage of his parents, Jason and Dyan Pithers, who own a residential brokerage under the Coldwell Banker umbrella. Later down the line, while receiving his education at The University of Michigan, Harrison worked as a research and teaching assistant under Professor Judith Grant Long. Specifically focusing on the development of large-scale sporting venues and their adjacent mixed-use districts, he conducted research which ultimately contributed to the publication of an academic journal on behalf of the university. In the summer of 2022, he interned with Colliers under Ryan Vaught in Tampa, FL, where he broadened his knowledge pertaining to the Capital Markets platform, and expanded his technical skills with hands-on client-facing interactions. In his final semester at Michigan, he is working remotely as a Leasing Analyst with Robyn Hurrell, with the intent on transitioning into a brokerage role post-graduation in July.
Executive Vice President
Leveraging 20 years of CRE experience to advise investors buying and selling investment real estate. Particularly specialized in industrial real estate in the Southeastern United States.
Michael joined the Colliers' Southeast Industrial Capital Markets Team in February 2023 working with Ryan Vaught, Jimmy Ullrich, and Riley Vaught. Prior to joining the team, he started his career in New York, at Stan Johnson Company, over five years ago. Michael specifically focused on the acquisition and disposition of net lease investment properties throughout the Southeast U.S. He has been a part of over $1B worth of transactions throughout his career. Also, during his time at Stan Johnson Company, he worked with the corporate finance team on various sale-leaseback research initiatives.
Senior Client Services Coordinator