Senior Vice President
License # CA-00663110
René specializes in leasing and selling new and existing retail properties in the San Francisco Bay Area markets. He has special expertise in repositioning properties, redevelopment projects and other add-value opportunities involving improved and unimproved commercial properties.
Beginning his career in 1984, René is accomplished in handling various types of real estate transactions including joint ventures, build-to-suits, ground leases, and sales transactions involving new developments and investment-grade properties. His broad experience and market knowledge coupled with his problem-solving skills and tenacious efforts have been invaluable to his clients. René’s previous experience includes residential real estate sales, managing builder resale programs, and restaurant management.
Prior to joining Colliers, he was associated with Grubb & Ellis Company in Walnut Creek and Bishop Hawk, Inc. in Santa Clara as a retail properties specialist.
California State University, Hayward
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Memberships & Involvements
California State University, Hayward, Alumni
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Since 2008, LeAnn has worked with two highly accomplished real estate teams headed by Sandra Weck, Executive Vice President and East Bay Regional Retail Director and Rene Brochier, Senior Vice President. LeAnn supports each team in unique capacities either supporting or spearheading projects as needed.
Both teams specialize in East Bay retail leasing and sales with additional expertise in broker opinions of value, development site procurement as well as office and industrial representation.
Prior to joining Colliers, LeAnn had worked as the Senior Appraiser for Bank of America followed by Dienthal Associates in Wisconsin holding Certified Appraiser Licenses in both states. She was also an owner/operator of a picture framing shop in Wisconsin. Through these experiences, she developed a deep set of analytical skills, project management, customer relations and listening skills with a keen sense of integrity which she carries through at Colliers and life.