License # 317499
Kelly Hutchinson, Senior Associate at Colliers specializes in investment retail, land, and net lease properties in the Houston Metro area with a focus in the southeast Houston, Clear Lake / NASA and Galveston County areas, where she is recognized for her local market knowledge, transaction expertise and experience.
She leverages her competencies to assist individual owners, sellers, trusts and institutions in developing acquisition and exit strategies to maximize property value while overseeing all aspects of the transaction process
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Kelly joined Colliers in 2017 and prior to that was President of Commercial Houston Corporation, a Houston based brokerage she established in 1997 after returning to Houston from Southwest Florida where she worked in retail shopping center development and leasing in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida for Houston-based Heritage Development. Her real estate career began after college working as project coordinator for Houston office and retail center developers learning the business from the ground up.
With a 30-year, multi-disciplined background in commercial real estate, her background provides a diverse skill set that lays the foundation for effectiveness in assisting clients achieve their goals. She offers a wealth of transaction experience that includes a history of site selection and acquisition, land sales, investment property sales, tenant representation and leasing.
- Real Estate Broker's License, Texas and Florida
- Bachelor of Science, University of Houston
Memberships & Involvements
- Bay Area Commercial Real Estate Network (BACREN), Director
- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership (BAHEP), Member
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Sam Houston Chapter
- Texas Association of Realtors
- Texas Mariners Cruising Association (TMCA)
- Supporter of the Galveston Bay Foundation, Galveston County Food Bank and the Star of Hope Mission
Director of Market Research
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 Editorial Board, the Colliers U.S. Research Council, and is a recipient of the Colliers 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
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
- build-to-suit vs. design-build
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate
- discounted cash flows
Prior to joining Colliers, she 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.
Jenny Seckinger joined Colliers in 2008 and has more than 16 years’ experience in the real estate industry.
During her career, she has successfully leased, sold and acquired significant Class A assets for private equity, individual and institutional clients. Projects have included all sectors of the real estate industry including retail, medical, office, land and development. Jenny has been a senior member of various teams in the development of major high profile marketing campaigns and was personally responsible for working closely with owners to maintain asset values during the 2020 pandemic resulting in the successful sale of a diversified portfolio of retail asset at full stabilized capital rate value.
Jenny has continuously demonstrated that she can achieve positive results in any market. Her ambition, dedication and goal achieving attitude ensure the client’s goals are secured.
Client Services Coordinator
Martha Hobby joined Colliers in October 2022 as a Client Services Coordinator in the Houston office supporting advisors specializing in the capital markets sector.
Her role as a Client Services Coordinator includes developing and maintaining a staged marketing program for listing assignments, listing pitches, proposals and agreements, market research, marketing initiatives, online database maintenance, tracking deals, client support and contract administration.
Martha began her career with NAI Carolantic (now NAI Tri Properties) in Raleigh, N.C. before transferring to NAI Global in New York City. While at NAI Global, she was responsible for managing the firm’s marketing content creation and online presence and produces marketing collateral for the NAI Global operations and brokerage teams.
Martha earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.