Senior Project Manager
Shane has more than 20 years of construction experience working more than five years in the role of project manager for general contractors and another 15 years as an owner’s representative in both the public and private market sectors. He has worked on many specialty assignments on projects that were running over budget and behind schedule and was able to complete each to the client’s satisfaction. He manages construction assignments with exceptional skills as a project manager and owner’s representative specializing in cost analysis for leasing and or client budget development for ground up projects, move management, tenant build out, scheduling, conflict/problem resolution, and executing admirable construction management tasks. Shane conducts and collaborates work with superintendents and other field personnel by applying knowledge and skills of excellent customer service and timeliness of project deliveries to individual clients and their project teams. Shane monitors and manages operations of all subcontractors to guarantee that quality and schedule requirements are exceeded. Shane assists with managing submittals, pay applications, RFI’s, OSHA regulations, site deliveries, logs, permits, client lending processes, and licensing. Shane also estimates and qualifies all subcontractors, third-party vendors, and suppliers used on all projects through operational processes once a building is occupied.
- Served as construction manager on several private and city projects
- Performed cost analysis and incorporated client data to generate construction budgets and schedules to secure city funding and planning
- Generated job order contracts and set up bidding process for city approval
- Supervised and managed 8-9 simultaneous commercial projects from estimating to project close out
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi
Memberships & Involvements
- WULL Coach
- Second Baptist Member
- NFLPA Charity Participant
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CAREER
- San Francisco 49ers - Linebacker
- Atlanta Falcons - Linebacker
- Houston Texans - Linebacker
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.
Senior Vice President
Bart Morey earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from Rice University in Houston. Since earning his graduate degree in 1980, he has worked as a Project Manager on projects across the United States. Bart is unique in that he has worked for both the contractor and the owner on projects throughout his career, thus, resulting in a perspective and skill set that is unparalleled in the industry. During his tenure as a project manager for several elite general contractor, Bart has been directly responsible for approximately 8.5 million square feet of commercial projects totaling more than half a billion. While working on the owner’s side he has directed some $250 million worth of projects encompassing more than 3.4 million square feet.
Bart’s success is based on result-oriented management and supervision. Understanding the design and construction process from the different parties’ perspectives translates into savings in time and money for the end user. Working with owners and tenants has afforded him a truly unique viewpoint of the essential requirements to the project and the ability to translate that vision into quantitative results.
Bart has learned through his career that adherence to certain fundamentals is the key to guaranteeing a smooth design and construction process and expedited close-out. Managing the preconstruction stage of a project requires a comprehensive understanding of the goals at hand.
Close administration and analysis of the bid process is essential to delivering projects On Schedule, Under Budget, and with No Surprises. Consultants need to commit to a timely delivery schedule and their product must meet clearly defined stages of development. Furthermore, Contractors need to have a clear understanding of what is expected of them. Bart has learned that adherence to these fundamentals is the key to a successful project.
We look forward to applying Bart Morey’s project management skills to your advantage.
Senior Project Manager
Neil Potter is a Senior Project Manager and member of the Design and Construction Advisory team at Colliers in Houston, Texas. Potter has a diverse background in construction, starting with carpentry hands on to ownership of general contracting companies. For the past 20 years, Potter has been in the construction industry and is able to use the knowledge that he has gained to help owners successfully navigate the design and construction process.
Most recently, Potter served as the Vice President of Construction and leader of Arch-Con Corporations Community Division. Potter was responsible for managing multiple project teams, preconstruction services, estimating, scheduling, business development, project management and project closeout. During his time at Arch-Con, he successfully oversaw the contracting and construction of more than 250,000 square feet for non-profits, liturgical, private education and community centers. Constructing various building types, Potter created value for his clients by offering solutions, alternative construction methods and working with architects and engineering teams to reach clients’ budgets and construction goals.
Prior to his role as Vice President, Potter was a partner with Bayou City Construction, a boutique interior construction company. There he was responsible for managing budgets, subcontractors and business development. Other responsibilities included cost estimation, bidding process, sub-contractor management, project scheduling, change management, and the management of various compliance requirements related to permitting, inspections and safety, and managing communications with the architects, engineers and owners.
Potter’s tenacity was shown at early age by one of his most proud achievements, being an Eagle Scout. Neil is a Texas Christian University graduate, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He and his wife, Macari, are the proud parents of three children Kendall, Mary Langham, and James IV. He resides in the City of Houston, where he is an active member of the community, being a member of multiple non-profit organizations.
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.
Client Services Coordinator | Houston
Sydney joined the Colliers Houston office in 2021 as a Client Services Coordinator.
In her role as Client Services Coordinator, Sydney supports a team of advisors who specialize in all property types including land, office, retail, industrial, healthcare, and investments. She is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing materials, listing agreements, pitches, proposals, site tour coordination, property promotion, and listing requirements.
Sydney has expertise with various marketing platforms, such as InDesign, Smartsheet, and HubSpot.