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Mark Abood


Senior Vice President

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Professional Summary

I am a licensed real estate salesperson, licensed attorney and licensed auctioneer with a multidisciplinary background in legal, commercial real estate, finance, leasing, due diligence, construction, government, planning, zoning and consulting. Additionally, I have served as court appointed receiver or agent to receiver in 12 Ohio counties and in Federal Court.  Those companies seeking a professional to handle all aspects of a complex commercial real estate assignment would be well-served by engaging me and my team of real estate professionals at Colliers International. Careful, thorough analysis and creative problem solving skills coupled with a balanced approach to negotiations are some of the dynamic attributes I possess when representing clients of the firm.

I am a frequent lecturer on topics of commercial real estate and auction law with appearances on all major Cleveland news stations,  The O'Reilly Factor, Plain Dealer, Crain's Cleveland Business, and other local media.  I have authored numerous articles relating to the state of commercial real estate.


2019 NAIOP Investment Broker of the Year

2019 Colliers International President's Award

2018  Colliers International Brokerage Associate of the Year Award

Represented over $500 Million in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

NAIOP Investment Broker of the Year  2011 and 2012

Crain's Cleveland Business "Forty Under 40" Honoree 2012

Court Appointed Receiver or Agent to Receiver in 12 Ohio Counties and in Federal Court

Top Producer Annually at National Commercial Real Estate Firm

American Red Cross Heartland Hero 2008 - Organ Donor

Former Councilman - City of Brunswick, OH

St. Ambrose Parish Volunteer

CYO Football and Basketball Coach (VIRTUS Certified)

Travel Baseball Coach


B.S.B.A  from John Carroll University, University Heights, OH 1995.

Juris Doctor from Cleveland - Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, OH 1998 - Dean's List Honors.

The Walton School of Auctioneering - 2017.

Memberships & Involvements

Licensed Ohio Real Estate Salesperson

Licensed Ohio Auctioneer

Licensed Ohio Attorney

Licensed Connecticut Real Estate Sales Person

Licensed Tennessee Real Estate Sales Person

Licensed Tennessee Auctioneer

Licensed Pennsylvania Attorney

Member Ohio State and Pennsylvania State Bar Association

Member Ohio Chapter of The Turnaround Management Association

Admitted to Practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and The Pennsylvania State Court


"I would strongly consider Mark for future assignments and he comes with my highest recommendation." - Peter Volas, Director of Real Estate Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

"His level of expertise and professionalism was impressive to say the least. We were extremely happy with the level of service we received and would highly recommend Mark." - Nikki Matthews, Healthcare Real Estate Acquisitions.

"Mark has assisted in liquidating some tougher assets through auctions as well as listings. He has provided great service and he was able to close the deals at a price comparable to the estimated recovery. He is knowledgeable in many areas of the CRE market and was able to provide value to the bank." - Suzie Rinehart, Commercial Loan Officer and Special Assets Manager.

"Mark was the key contact in a complicated commercial property receivership. With his capable assistance and diligence, the receivership property was successfully marketed and sold." - Chris Parker,  Attorney at Goranson, Parker & Bella.

"He is unequivocally professional and works extremely hard to match (or, exceed) a client's expectations." - John Polinko, Attorney at Wickens Herzer Law Firm.

"Mark went above and beyond when the project required multiple layers of municipal approvals, he attended all meetings, and did everything possible to make sure the transaction and redevelopment was successful for us." - James Sabatine Jr., Trilogy Development.

"Mark listed our commercial property, it sold in one week, at full price then he facilitated an early closing. Pretty damn good. I would definitely use him again!" - Jeff Mansell, COO Sandusky Electric.


Service Lines

Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets, Real Estate Management Services

Property Type

Healthcare, Hotels, Industrial, Land, Office, Retail

Featured Research

Nov 14, 2022

2022 Q3 Industrial Cleveland Report Colliers

Quarterly net absorption totaled 266,348 square feet during Q3. The overall market vacancy rate registered at 4.2%.
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2022 Q3 Office Cleveland Report Colliers

Net absorption in the Cleveland office market was slightly negative during Q3 totaling -33,690 SF. Office vacancy registered at 14.3%
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2022 Q2 Retail Cleveland Report Colliers

The Cleveland retail market underperformed slightly, recording a negative net absorption of 12,926 SF. Vacancy did not experience any fluctuation staying at 8.5%. Developments totaling 301,308 SF are currently in the pipeline.
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Featured News

Sep 17, 2020

Mark Abood NAIOP Award

Mark Abood received the NAIOP 2019 Investment Broker of the Year!
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Sep 17, 2020

Colliers International Dealmakers - August 2020

Colliers International | Cleveland is pleased to announce the following recently completed commercial real estate transactions from our office in Cleveland in August 2020
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