Marketing Manager, U.S. Retail Services
License # 475.188288
Kate Morrisroe works as the Marketing Manager, Retail Services for the U.S. Working closely with Anjee Solanki and the U.S. Retail team, Kate works to further enhance the platforms capabilities in business development and marketing strategy.
Kate joined Colliers in 2018 in Chicago and most recently served as the Business Analyst to a net lease investment team where she supported client relations including transaction management, developed all marketing and business development deliverables to win new business, and managed the team’s social media and research initiatives.
A graduate of The University of Alabama, Kate earned her degree in Business Finance with a specialization in Real Estate.
Prior to joining Colliers, I worked as a marketing coordinator for a real estate firm in Atlanta. Additionally, I have worked for a real estate law firm tracking documents and attending sales closings.
- Foundation in Excellence Scholar
- H. Crow Memorial Scholarship Award
Specialization in Real Estate
University of Alabama
National Director, Retail Services & Practice Groups
AREA OF EXPERTISE
In Anjee’s current role, as National Retail Director for the USA, she has developed strong relationships and strategic leadership to over 500 + retail professional nationally across 140 markets within Colliers for Investment Sales, Agency, Retailer Rep, and Retail Asset & Property Management.
Anjee Solanki brings 30 years of focused retail real estate experience to Colliers International. She provides strategic retail advisory services to enhance value for her clients with her expertise in lifestyle, community, power center, neighborhood, mixed-use retail/residential, and resort retail.
She has developed and manages strong working relationships with institutional and private clients such as State of Florida, State of Michigan, Heitman, Invesco, Grosvenor Americas, American Realty Advisors, TH Realty, PNC, and Zurich to name a few.
Her strategy identifies current market and property inefficiencies to capture untapped value through asset repositioning, releasing, redevelopment, rehabilitation, proactive management, and enhanced marketing.
Creative problem-solving is her specialty, and she becomes a key stakeholder with national and international retailers, such as JPMC, Opry City Stage/Ole Red and Tim Hortons, and many others. Her highly focused approach reduces the risk profile and provides clients with a thoughtful approach executing strategic multi-year planning initiatives.
Previously, Anjee served as Executive Vice President, Retail Services for Madison Marquette. She successfully assisted with repositioning community centers to lifestyle projects and identified opportunities to create value, resulting in higher returns for her clients. She also provided strategic analysis on complex redevelopment projects to address both the asset’s financial stabilization and/or the client’s exit strategy
Anjee continues to be an insatiable collector of all things retail. She’s a student of culture living next door to future shoppers, whose fleeting trends constantly change the retail landscape … driving retailers, landlords and developers crazy! Read her Blog at: https://knowledge-leader.colliers.com/author/anjee-solanki
Anjee is originally from Southern California and currently resides in San Francisco. She is active in the Rincon Hill neighborhood residential improvement group, which participates in the public review of the highly anticipated Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco.
Analyst, Research, Marketing & Research | US
As a Research Analyst for the National Marketing & Research team at Colliers International, I am responsible for responding to and resolving various national inquiries from researchers and professionals across the country while leveraging and connecting available research resources. I collect and provide analysis related to commercial real estate and the economy across all service lines. I have experience compiling market research into internal newsletters, presentations, training sessions and other research deliverables.
I previously worked as a Senior Research Analyst in the Miami office of Colliers International South Florida where I managed a platform of comprehensive commercial real estate data, information resources, research and training to support the sales and marketing efforts of the South Florida team. I was responsible for the collection, maintenance, and preparation of data cross all property types required for writing quarterly statistical reports, graphs, and charts. I also assisted our support staff and brokerage team by accurately preparing market forecasting, trend analysis, and direct research support. My expertise in both leasing and investment sales ranged across multiple asset types including retail, industrial, office and multifamily.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was a Compliance Specialist at Orlando-based FBC Mortgage, where I provided guidance to originators regarding disclosures and assistance in the interpretation of federal, state and industry regulations. While there, I also oversaw the completion of files prior to closing and coordinated closings to assist parties through complex regulations surrounding real estate transactions. Additionally, I held a role as a Retail Services Intern with BishopBeale in Orlando which required me to analyze market conditions, conduct competitive research to identify new opportunities, and project management for multiple sites across Florida.
I have been in the commercial real estate industry since 2014, am bilingual in Spanish and hold a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License.
SR Dir, Strategic Ops | US National Marketing
I am the Senior Director of Strategic Operations for the U.S. & LATAM Brand, Insights & Innovation Group (BIIG). Operations, within BIIG, is focused on the strategic alignment of the national and local market teams, and across functional departments. My team and I are committed to streamlining communication, centralizing organization and processes, optimizing team dynamics and leveraging an enterprise mindset.
Additionally, I oversee the U.S. Brokerage Services team in the overall strategy and operational leadership for the national service lines including: industrial, retail, healthcare, office agency, occupier services, capital markets and valuationand advisory services, as well as the 21 national Practice Groups. The national Practice Groups are comprised of best-in-class advisors who focus their business within an industry sector. Operations of the team includes the oversight and development of platform resources and connectivity, strategic brand awareness, organization of key industry events, development of thought leadership in partnership with research, as well as the creative compilation and dissemination of nationally driven marketing collateral and communications both internally and externally.