As a Financial Analyst for the Rex Capital Markets Team in South Florida led by Shannon Rex, Michael focuses on providing expert financial analysis to support transaction management and services on the placement of debt and equity in the capital markets arena.
With a base in South Florida, the Colliers Debt and Equity Finance Group focuses exclusively on the capital stack for all asset classes of commercial real estate. The team is comprised of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds in development, asset management, banking and finance, accounting, and operations. It leverages its experience and resources to develop strategic capital markets execution plans, from the relatively straightforward, to the more complex structured finance/joint venture transactions. The team is focused on ensuring clients are provided the highest level of service to achieve their goals.
Prior to joining Colliers, Michael served as an Analyst with B+E Net Lease, a modern investment brokerage firm, specializing in net lease real estate and 1031 exchanges. He was responsible for spearheading due diligence, investment underwriting, and the valuation of a wide array of net lease assets across the US.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a concentration in Real Estate from the University of South Florida in May of 2021.
Executive Vice President
As Executive Vice President of the Debt and Equity Finance group in South Florida, Shannon Rex leads a team of investment banking advisory professionals which focuses on the placement of debt and equity in the capital markets arena. Throughout his storied career, Shannon Rex has been involved in the acquisition, disposition, and capitalization of more than $2 Billion in commercial real estate that spans over all asset types and structures.
While Shannon’s career has spanned over 20 years, he has developed solid relationships throughout the industry with key principals in commercial investment banking, life insurance companies, pension funds, private equity, high-net worth individuals, and family offices. His goal is to assist the client with an aligned, debt and/or equity placement utilizing those key relationships to execute the most efficient structure as possible.
With a base in South Florida, the Colliers Debt and Equity Finance Group focuses exclusively on the capital stack for all asset classes of commercial real estate. The team is comprised of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds in development, asset management, banking and finance, accounting, and operations. It leverages its experience and resources to develop strategic capital markets execution plans, from the relatively straight forward, to the more complex structured finance/joint venture transactions. The team is focused on ensuring clients are provided the highest level of service to achieve their goals.
Associate Vice President
Monte I. Greenberg joins Colliers as Associate Vice President with a focus on providing debt and equity services for various commercial real estate properties and development projects. He is a senior member of Colliers’ Debt & Equity Services Group, a collaborative services team focused on helping clients to achieve maximum results while navigating them through the debt and equity process.
With more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Greenberg has an established history of providing exemplary service to his clients, while adding value through his deep understanding of commercial real estate, finance and development.
He has negotiated acquisitions of various asset classes such as mixed-use, multifamily, retail and office, which allows him to have an in-depth knowledge of real estate from entitlement through completion of the project.
Over the course of his career, Greenberg has represented numerous clients from New York to South Florida as well as Latin America. He has specialized in services that include:
- Loan Placement
- Financial Analysis
- Site Acquisition
- Construction & Development Advisory Services
Business and Educational Background
Greenberg most recently served as a Director of Acquisitions for a South Florida family office, actively involved in all aspects of the development and management of mixed use, multi-family, commercial, retail and residential projects. He also served as Director of Consulting Services providing a diverse level of services to clients, during his tenure at the family office.
Client Services Lead
West Palm Beach
As Client Services Lead in South Florida, Carras Perez provides guidance, training and general support to the Client Services team and brokers in our region. Carras also supports a team of brokers in all service lines of real estate for lease or sale in various markets on a local and national basis. She is involved in every step of the process beginning with the creation of proposals, the coordination and execution of the marketing campaigns, and transaction coordination. In support of her brokers, Carras leverages all resources in order to collaborate with the marketing, research and GIS teams to successfully produce quality marketing materials in service to our clients and brokers. Carras is adept at providing clear and concise materials and client update reports to ensure the client is aware of our efforts and fully satisfied with our services.
As the local contact and trainer for our company tools and resources, Carras is always excited to introduce newcomers to Colliers' extensive tools and provide best practices to implement their use. Her focus is to accelerate the success of every individual, broker or team, showing our clients and competitors the Colliers Difference.
Carras has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2008, she began her career in the industry in property management which provided a unique understanding of commercial real estate properties and only enhanced her knowledge of the commercial real estate sector.