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Marshall Clinkscales

Executive Vice President | Houston

License # 168363

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Professional Summary

Marshall Clinkscales began his Houston real estate career in 1972. He joined Colliers International in 2008. Prior to joining Colliers, Marshall owned and operated MSC Properties, Inc., the Houston-based commercial real estate company he established in 1981.

Marshall has extensive experience in retail site selection working with clients including Burger King, Golden Corral, Firestone, HEB Grocery Stores, Family Dollar Stores, Texas Citizens Bank, Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, and Fidelity Investments.

In addition, he provided asset management services for Security Benefit Life Insurance Company with services including management, leasing, redevelopment, and ultimately, brokerage of his client’s assets.

His expertise includes office tenant representation, land acquisitions and development. Key office clients have included Litton Loan Servicing, L.P., IMG Financial Group, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, Beyond Finance, and Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., where he has responsibility for many of Cornerstone’s branch offices locally and nationally.

Marshall also represents investors acquiring land for development and income producing properties. A current project involves development of just over 126 acres of retail land at Beltway 8 and Fairmont Parkway, recognized as one of Southeast Harris County’s most dynamic retail areas. Among his development projects, he has completed a medical office building, a Class A office building, and a retail center for clients.


  • Colliers' Titan Award (2010 - 2013, 2016 - 2020)
    • Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2009 - 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018, 2019)
    • Colliers' Everest Club (2012, 2016, 2018)


    • Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts, Abilene Christian University

    Memberships & Involvements

    • U.S. Air Force Pilot, 1966 to 1972
      • Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster
      • Bronze Star
      • Thirteen Air Medals
      • Instructor in Air Force Pilot Trianing
    • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
    • Houston Association of Realtors (HAR)
    • Pasadena, Texas Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
    • Real estate consultant to the City of West University Place, Texas


    • Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.
    • John O. Harris Interests
    • The Parliament Group
    • Texas Citizens Bank
    • Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing
    • Beyond Finance
    • South Star Bank
    • Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
    • The City of West University Place
    • IMG Financial Group
    • KSA Industries, Inc.
    • The Lamasar Group


    Development Consulting, Ground lease, Investment Properties, Land Marketing, $name, Site Sales, Shopping Centres, Land Sales, Building Consultancy
    Service Lines
    Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation, Capital Markets
    Property Type
    Retail, Land, Office

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