Senior Vice President
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Luis entered the commercial investment real estate industry in 2004 on the ownership and management side, where he assisted in analyzing and acquiring a portfolio of multifamily properties on behalf of a private investor based in South Florida. He was associated with Marcus & Millichap's Tampa office from July 2010-December 2020, specializing in multifamily housing.
He is a graduate of the University of Tampa where he majored in finance, with a minor in Latin American studies. As an advocate of continuing education, Luis pursued his CCIM designation which is recognized as the most coveted and respected in the industry for commercial investment professionals.
Executive Vice President
Casey Babb, CCIM joined Colliers Tampa office as an Executive Managing Director in January 2021, specializing in multifamily investment sales. As team leader for Colliers Florida Multifamily, Mr. Babb manages eight producers and four essential support staff and his focus is on seller representation of large apartment communities located throughout the state. Since 2018, Mr. Babb has helped his clients close 150 multifamily transactions valued at over $885 Million. Mr. Babb entered the commercial investment real estate industry in 2002 after graduating from Florida State University where he obtained degrees in both real estate and finance. He obtained his CCIM designation in 2004. Throughout his career, Mr. Babb has been routinely recognized as a top producer nationally at several different brokerage firms in the Tampa Bay area.
Senior Vice President
Shawn Rupp is one of three partners in the sixteen person Colliers Florida Multifamily team which led the state of Florida in 2020 for total number of multifamily transactions. Shawn has over 17 years of experience working as a commercial real estate advisor and specializes in helping multifamily owners maximize the value of their assets, whether or not they have a sale imminent.
Shawn is the creator of propriety software which allows his team to mine their own data instead of relying on information provided by third-party vendors used by most of the industry. This software also runs simulations and utilizes artificial intelligence to determine the most likely buyers for each listing and help compile institutional quality business-case analyses for clients.
Associate Vice President
Miles Tombrink was previously a Senior Associate and Member of the National Multi-Housing Group at Marcus & Millichap. After beginning his career in the residential and student housing space in 2014, he joined Marcus & Millichap's Tampa office in June 2016 as a research and market analyst for The Babb Group. His primary duties included agent proposal and listing support, rent and sale comp reporting, market updating and database management for the team. After a year of training in Marcus & Millichap's Sales Intern Program, Miles officially launched as an investment sales associate in June 2017. At the conclusion of 2018, Miles finished as the #1 agent amongst all of Marcus & Millichap multifamily agents in the state of Florida with less than 36 months of tenure. In October of 2020, he earned a promotion in title to Senior Associate after eclipsing the companies required performance metrics.
After finishing #1 in number of multifamily transactions amongst all of the state of Florida in 2020, The Babb Group was acquired by Colliers International to form the Colliers Florida Multifamily Team where he is now an Associate Vice President of Multifamily Investments. To date, he has closed 45 transactions totaling 1,050 units, with a market value over $98 million. He focuses on seller representation of sub 100-unit apartment properties located along the I-4 Corridor from Tampa to Orlando. Miles was born and has lived in the Tampa Bay area his entire life, is a 2nd generation commercial real estate practitioner, is active in Florida real estate networking events and enjoys attending sporting events with family and friends.
Jay Ayres joined Collier’s Florida Multifamily Team in January 2021, specializing in multifamily investment sales in Pinellas County - home to the cities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, as well as some of the best beaches in the country. His involvement in real estate began in 2013 when he was responsible for overseeing acquisitions, rehabs, leasing, and management for private investors. Mr. Ayres transitioned to multifamily investment sales in 2019 and is focused on being a trusted advisor to multifamily investors by offering market insight, financial analysis and business plan recommendations that compliment his and his team’s ability to effectively and efficiently help clients sell or acquire multifamily assets.
Brad McCollum is a Senior Associate for the Colliers Florida Multifamily Team in the firm's Jacksonville Office. His focus is on seller representation of multifamily apartment properties located in Northeast Florida.
Prior to Colliers, Mr. McCollum has spent his career in commercial real estate brokerage, construction and development and he is also a Florida Certified General Contractor. He has brokered, managed, and developed a wide array of projects which brings a unique set of skills and knowledge to the table for his clients.
Mr. McCollum also has deep roots in the Jacksonville market. As a lifelong resident, Brad graduated from Episcopal School of Jacksonville and then from the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business. He is active in his community and has been involved in numerous volunteering and charitable programs. In his spare time, Brad enjoys golfing, fishing, and zealously rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Mike Steiner joined The Colliers Florida Multifamily Team in January of 2021 as the Director of Multifamily, Florida Panhandle. His focus is on seller representation of multifamily apartment properties located primarily in the Panhandle of Northwest Florida and southern regions of Georgia and Alabama. Mr. Steiner entered the commercial investment real estate industry in 2005 after graduating from Florida State University with degrees in Real Estate and a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning. Prior to his current position in multifamily investment sales, Mike was focused on the development of Student Housing, working with a national Student Housing developer in managing a broad range of day to day activities in support of new development projects around the country, inclusive of project-level due diligence and design coordination, helping to secure entitlement/zoning approvals, project scheduling, RFP responses coordination, project budgeting/underwriting and coordination with construction. Having owned, developed, managed and brokered over 300 Million in MF real estate, Mike is able to provide a unique perspective on the overall market to his clients. Mike is a lifelong Floridian, growing up in Destin and is a 2nd generation commercial real estate practitioner. He is married to wife Emily, they have 3 boys: oldest son Milo and twin boys, Rowan and Julian.
Senior Client Services Specialist
Kristyn joins Colliers as a Client Services Coordinator providing marketing and administrative support for the Florida Multifamily Team that includes Casey Babb, Shawn Rupp, Luis Baez, Miles Tombrink, Mike Steiner, Jay Ayres, Andrew Green, Brad McCollum, Andrew Birr, Ryan Wooden and Tyler Carbonelli.
Prior to joining Colliers, Kristyn worked at SRS Real Estate Partners in Denver, Colorado, as a Marketing Coordinator providing graphic design, email marketing and other marketing initiatives including managing the offices social media accounts for an office of 14 brokers. Prior to SRS and during her time in college, Kirstyn co-founded Jon-Girl Boutique, an online women’s clothing store and managed the company’s SEO and ad strategy, along with fostering thousands of Instagram followers.
A graduate from Brigham Young University, Kristyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management. During her time at BYU, she was heavily involved in the Marriott School of Management as part of their student council and helped drive various marketing initiatives for the program.