Jon C. Thomas II is an Associate with Colliers International. He has experience in hotel, investment, and land sales in North Florida.
Jon’s commercial real estate experiences include Associate at Avison & Young in Gainesville and Associate Advisor with SVN | SouthLand Commercial.
Prior to joining the commercial real estate industry, Jon was the Vice President of Marketing for Thomas-Pierce & Company, a leading succession planning firm, which has completed more than $2 billion in small and medium size business transactions since 1986.
Bachelor of Science in Professional Administration
Memberships & Involvements
Cornell Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management track
Rotary Club of Gainesville
Rotary Club of Gainesville Board Member 2022-2024
Rotary Club of Gainesville Feastmaster 2023 Wildgame Feast
Gainesville Fisher House Foundation
Past President of the GOFC
Haven Hospice Community Board and Capital Campaign
Haven Hospice Viva Co-Chair
Board Member of Doug Johnson’s Reeling For Kids Saltwater Challenge
FPRA Programs Director and Board Member
Public Policy Chair and Board Member of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce
President of the FCCFA
Governmantal Affairs Co-Chair
Executive Vice President
Rich Lillis is a leading expert providing strategic advisory services to clients on hotel and resort investment sales and financing in Florida, Eastern United States and the Caribbean. In his role as Director of Colliers Hotels USA, Rich leads a nationwide team of lodging specialists, leveraging unique industry insights and sharing best practices to deliver great results for clients. In the dynamic hotel investment market, Rich and his team provide valuable solutions to hotel owners and investors, developers, land owners, regional lenders and special servicers.
As a frequent speaker at national hotel investment conferences ALIS, NYU and NABHOOD, Rich offers a unique perspective from his deep experience and diverse lodging background.
Prior experience includes Miami practice leader at Horwath HTL, asset management at Ocwen Financial Corporation and hotel management positions at New Castle, Doral, Marriott International and Plaza Hotel. Rich earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from State University in New York and is a Florida licensed real estate broker. Rich and his wife Maureen reside in Boca Raton, Florida.
Colliers is global leader in lodging investment services with 150 dedicated hotel professionals in the USA, Canada, EMEA and APAC providing transaction, financing, consulting and valuation services.
Client Services Lead
Tracy joined Colliers in February 2020 as a Client Services Coordinator and was promoted to Client Services Lead in June 2021. She assists several broker teams with their marketing needs.
Advanced administrative and organization skills make her an asset to her teams. She has working knowledge of many digital programs such as Smartsheet, Basecamp, Hubspot, Email Studio and Brandcast, and she is eager to learn new software that will allow her to be a more beneficial team member.
She creates and maintains listing specific marketing materials such as brochures, email campaigns and property websites and verifies accuracy of listings on digital platforms.
Since joining Colliers, she has grown professionally in commercial real estate knowledge, design and local market knowledge.