Principal | Houston
License # 487559
John specializes in industrial representation for logistics companies, manufacturing and corporate user’s of space. He works with his clients to execute cost reduction strategies, multi-market transactions, site selection, build to suit projects, disposition of surplus property and overall portfolio management.
John has negotiated more than 800 transactions in his career totaling over One Billion dollars in transaction value. Responsible for assuring the client’s interests are represented, John has saved his clients an estimated 20% - 25% in total occupancy cost, as well as mitigating the client’s risk and exposure throughout each transaction.
Before joining Colliers International John was President of Douglas Development Partners.
John also served as the Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield and Senior Vice President at Transwestern during the course of his career.
Prior to the commencement of his commercial real estate career, John was a second round draft pick in the Major League Draft by the Colorado Rockies.
- Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2020)
- Colliers' Titan Award (2020)
- NAIOP Industrial Broker of the Year (2013)
- SIOR Biggest Industrial Deal
- CRE Most Valuable Player Houston Business Journal (2012)
- CRE Industrial Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2012, 2014)
- CoStar Power Broker
- Real Estate Sales Agent's License, Texas
- Communications, Southern Methodist University and University of Houston
Memberships & Involvements
Senior Client Services Coordinator | Houston
Kathy has more than 14 years commercial real estate business development experience. She specializes in marketing, research and client services. Kathy produces high quality property marketing materials, proposals, financial analysis for investment properties, web site development, database management, ownership and property research and client support. She is knowledgeable in the use of real estate software programs and websites and is instrumental in the maintenance and advertising of property listings.
Prior to joining Colliers, Kathy had more than 18 years of professional administrative experience specializing in transactional real estate law and office management.
Chief Marketing Officer | Houston
Crissy develops and expands Colliers International's Houston and Austin platforms via a multitude of marketing channels including colliers.com, social media, graphic design, business proposals, and events. She is responsible for marketing business plans, systems, onboarding, and professional communications including budget, proposals, responses to RFPs, public relations, advertising, and property listings.
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 2013, Crissy was honored to receive the Colliers International Marketer of the Year award. In 2015, the Houston office took home the Best Market Intelligence Initiative and in 2018, Crissy was recognized with an influencer award for 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.
Director of Market Research | Houston
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 International Editorial Board, the Colliers International U.S. Research Council, and is a recipient of the Colliers International 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 | Houston
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
- comparison of build-to-suit/designbuild to lease
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate and IRR
- investor discounted cash flow analysis
- direct capitalization
Prior to joining Colliers, she also 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.