Associate Vice President
As associate vice president with the Arizona Retail Services team with Colliers, John (JK) Jackson specializes in the sale and leasing of retail properties, representing landlords, tenants and investors. He has completed transactions on behalf of tenants and landlords for retail shopping centers, neighborhood centers and standalone properties.
JK has the proven ability to achieve results for clients through comprehensive market strategies, long-range planning, identifying opportunities to increase cash flow and developing solutions for excess vacancy. A consummate professional, he thoroughly analyzes the financial details of each transaction to ensure his clients' economic and business objectives are met. He carefully crafts leases to support growth, minimize risk and protect investments.
As an experienced leasing broker, JK brings a dynamic and innovative prospecting style to the table. He targets quality tenants that represent the least risk and complement the tenant mix of each property. He works diligently to match tenant requirements and available space to support location decisions. Through market research, demographics and traffic analysis, JK helps tenants make strategic decisions to support their long-term plans.
His experience spans 13 years as a commercial real estate agent in Greater Phoenix, focusing on retail properties. Prior to joining Colliers, he was an associate vice president with Velocity Retail Group in Phoenix, where he represented landlords and tenants in the leasing of retail properties and worked closely with development services to identify and sign tenants to new projects. Previously, JK was a senior associate with Rein & Grossoehme Commercial Real Estate, specializing in landlord and tenant representation.
- Completed more than 300 lease and sale transactions during his career
- CoStar Power Broker Award Winner
- Awarded Top Producer - 2014, 2015
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Arizona State University
Memberships & Involvements
- Arizona Retail Services Team | Colliers
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Southwest Idea Exchange Chair (ICSC)
- ICSC NextGen Member
- Brokers for Kids
- Susan G. Komen Sponsor
- Salvation Army's Adopt-a-Family Program
- Habitat for Humanity Volunteer
- Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) Fundraiser
Senior Client Services Specialist
As the senior client services specialist for the Arizona retail services team with Colliers, Loralee Barnum manages all aspects of marketing, project management, transaction and due diligence services. The retail team specializes in the sale and leasing of retail properties, representing landlords, tenants and investors. In partnership with the team’s eight brokers and client services coordinator, Loralee develops strategies, pitches and proposals to win new business.
Leveraging her extensive marketing, graphic design and industry experience, she designs and executes best-in-class print and digital marketing collateral, and deliver creative marketing solutions tailored to each property and client. Loralee creates comprehensive property marketing campaigns, elevating exposure and increasing speed-to-market for the team’s listings. Her careful attention to detail and ability to anticipate and resolve issues enables her to efficiently manage the team’s listings, prospects, proposals and transactions.
With exceptional skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop), Constant Contact email marketing and CoStar research, Loralee enhances the team’s services in the marketplace. As a proactive partner, she stays at the forefront of marketing trends to provide leading-edge solutions.
Loralee thoroughly enjoys the fast-paced nature of commercial real estate and the challenge of managing the team’s diverse requirements. She is committed to adding value and delivering results. Colleagues describe Loralee as optimistic, adaptable and innovative, with an outgoing and friendly approach, who fosters their trust and respect.
Her marketing career began when she established her own boutique creative studio, specializing in destination wedding photography and graphic design. She has leveraged her skills to serve as an in-house designer and project manager for various organizations. Prior to joining Colliers, Loraleewas a client services specialist with CBRE Phoenix, providing innovative marketing services for a highly successful retail investment sales team and retail leasing team..
Previously, Loralee served as a client services manager for Grand Canyon University Athletics, directing multi-channel digital and traditional marketing campaigns. She also managed on-campus promotions, and worked with campus operations and programs to increase student attendance and improve the fan experience at athletic events.
When not in the office, Loralee spends time traveling and attending local sporting events with my husband. She also enjoys cheering on the Denver Broncos. Her other interests include photography, board games and, more recently, cooking.
Retail Administrative Assistant
As the client services coordinator for the Arizona Retail Services Team with Colliers, Desiree Williams provides high-quality administrative, marketing and client services support, working closely with Loralee Barnum, senior client services specialist. Their team of eight brokers specializes in the sale and leasing of retail properties, representing landlords, tenants and investors.
As a resourceful and performance-driven professional, Desiree successfully manages multiple projects and tasks on behalf of the brokers. She is responsible for designing print and digital property marketing materials, drafting letters of intent, booking transaction vouchers, preparing correspondence, organizing and scheduling conference calls, coordinating broker and client meetings, and maintaining client activity reports. Desiree liaises with team members and other internal resources to create tour packages and prepare proposals.
Prior to joining Colliers, Desiree was a property administrator and administrative assistant with Cushman & Wakefield in Phoenix. She assisted with lease administration, bid proposals, service contracts, and monthly and quarterly property management reports.
Previously, Desiree was a senior facilities coordinator for InVentive Health in Ohio, shere she coordinated building subcontractor activities, ensured regular maintenance and review of facilities for safety and structural concerns, and managed the security access control database.