LEED AP, SIOR, CCIM
Principal & Director
License # 562023
Robert Alinger specializes in the leasing, disposition, acquisition, and site selection of industrial land, industrial, and distribution properties in Houston and the greater gulf coast region. His expertise with site entitlements, new development, and project leasing has established his reputation as a leading service provider to the industrial development community. Robert also has a unique understanding of rail served properties. In the last five years he has completed the sale of 1,800 acres of rail served land and the leasing and disposition of 3.5M square feet of rail served buildings.
Mr. Alinger joined Colliers in 2019, was named Principal in 2020, and elected to the Board of Directors in 2021. In his first three years with Colliers, he completed more than $500 million in transactions and was the 2021 Top Producer in the Houston office during the companies highest grossing year. Since 2016, Robert represented National Property Holdings, a Houston based Industrial Development Firm, in the acquisition of 20 tracts of land, totaling more than 1,550 acres. He facilitated the development and leasing of these business parks, and currently represents their growing portfolio of more than 8.5M square feet of Class A industrial space.
Mr. Alinger is a native Texan and was born in Houston. He began his real estate career in 2006 after graduating from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.
- Colliers' Top 10 Producer (2020 - 2021)
- Colliers’ Everest Club, Top 10% of Colliers International (2020 - 2021)
- Colliers' Titan Award (2020 - 2021)
- CRE Industrial Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2020 - 2021)
- CRE Land Heavy Hitter Houston Business Journal (2019)
- CoStar Industrial Power Broker Award (2019)
- Real Estate Broker's License, Texas
- Bachelors of Science in Construction Management Technology, University of Houston
Memberships & Involvements
- Society of Industrial and Office Realtor (SIOR)
- Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
- LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
- Houston Association of Realtors (HAR)
- National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
- University of Houston Alumni Association
- Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association
- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Sponsor & Committee Member
- Houston Food Bank, Volunteer
Director of Market Research
Lisa joined Colliers in 2010 as Director of Market Research and has 37 years of commercial real estate experience. Lisa initiates proactive market research projects to further the business goals of the company. She writes and prepares 29 market reports annually, including quarterly reports on Houston's retail, office, industrial and healthcare properties. Further, she prepares statistical ownership reports for various clients as well as an annual Houston Economic Overview. Lisa also creates PowerPoint market presentations, trade journal articles, and other marketing materials supporting the company's business endeavors. She works with senior management in planning the company's marketing strategy and public relations support for local and national conferences, luncheon meetings, recruitment programs, and special events. Lisa works closely with the company's brokers to develop effective custom market research material specific to existing and potential clients.
Lisa serves on the Colliers Editorial Board, the Colliers U.S. Research Council, and is a recipient of the Colliers Researcher of the Year Award.
Lisa earned the Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPRC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate research professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Director, Financial Analytics
Bringing 32 years of experience in commercial real estate, Marilynne joined Colliers in 2018 to provide financial analysis to the company’s leasing and investment sales teams for all types of assets, including the following types of financial analysis:
- lease renewal and relocation comparisons
- mid-term lease renegotiations (“blend and extend”)
- lease buyouts
- sublease disposition/recovery
- build-to-suit vs. design-build
- lease vs. buy
- own vs. sale/leaseback
- landlord net effective rate
- discounted cash flows
Prior to joining Colliers, she specialized in advising companies regarding their financial analysis for commercial real estate requirements or investments for 17 years. Marilynne also has a background in commercial mortgage underwriting/loan originations and commercial real estate appraisal.
Chief Marketing Officer
Crissy is passionate about innovation and productivity in the workplace. Constantly seeking a better way and helping others succeed are a couple of her daily drivers.
Crissy develops and expands marketing and technology platforms for the Houston office and contributes to the Southwest region.
She started as the marketing specialist at the front desk of a boutique commercial real estate firm in 2007, with her first assignment of building their website. From there learning commercial real estate and bringing the best marketing practices to the CRE realm has been her focus.
In 2010 that boutique firm merged with Colliers' Houston office where Crissy was promoted to marketing director, now chief marketing officer, and has been responsible for the organization's marketing efforts. Crissy designs and conducts in-house training programs to elevate staff knowledge and to enhance new business skills. She organizes and executes company events and recognition programs to support and promote a positive work culture. In January of 2020, she became a principal of the firm.
Some of Crissy's career highlights include being named Colliers U.S. Marketer of the Year, partaking in Fort Bend's Leadership Class program, being recognized as a local Top 40 Under 40, and taking home awards for Best Market Intelligence and Driving Business Efficiencies & Effectiveness.
Crissy earned the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) from Colliers University. CPMC is the first and only accreditation for commercial real estate marketing professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry, and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Industrial Client Services Lead
Kristina joined Colliers in 2014 and has quickly excelled into the Industrial Client Services Lead role for one of the largest industrial and land teams in the region. The team specializes in the sale and leasing of industrial and land real estate in the Southeast Texas market.
Kristina manages all aspects of marketing and client services for the team which includes creating impactful print and digital property marketing collateral tailored to each property and client while efficiently tracking and managing the team’s property listings, client databases and property activity. Her goal is to drive the team’s property marketing strategy to ensure optimal and targeted visibility in the marketplace. In support of business development, Kristina prepares high-quality content for listing proposals, presentations, and market research and she also oversees transaction administration, including sale and lease documents and coordinating the due diligence process. Her strong analytical and organization skills make her an invaluable resource in the day-to-day operations of the team and have allowed her to excel to the client services lead role.
Kristina earned both the Commercial Property Marketing Certification (CPMC) and Commercial Property Research Certification (CPRC) from Colliers University. CPMC and CPRC are the first and only accreditations for commercial real estate marketing and research professionals. It offers a professional development path to increase strategic and tactical expertise in marketing/research, knowledge of the industry and capabilities with commercial real estate tools.
Prior to her Project Coordinator role she worked as an Executive Assistant and Marketing Coordinator at S.E. Covington & Company where she assisted in the launching and marketing of the project leasing division totaling more than 1.8 million square feet of industrial, retail, and office space. She also created a new image for the company’s marketing materials and website.