Senior Vice President
License # SA 571763000
As a senior vice president for retail services with Colliers, Stan specializes in all aspects of retail brokerage. He has an established leadership background, with an executive tenure of more than 30 years.
Stan's areas of expertise include brokerage, landlord and tenant representation, project leasing, development consulting, investment sales and services, commercial land acquisitions, and Hispanic retail markets. He has worked on multiple national, regional and local retail projects, with sizes well over 1 million square feet.
With extensive experience in retail markets, Stan has a unique ability to evaluate the needs of both landlords and tenants and develop strategies to ensure their business success. Applying his in-depth understanding of the real estate industry and strong business acumen, he is able to better understand today's diverse market and to identify his clients' retail business requirements and real estate search criteria.
As a former business owner, Arizona native and Latino, Stan possesses distinctive knowledge of the retail real estate industry, deep-rooted connections in the community, and a desire to promote positive economic and community growth.
Before joining Colliers, Stan was president and partner of one of Arizona's largest retail brokerage firms. As president, he managed well over 200 retail listings and aided in the execution of more than 3,000 lease transactions and more than 200 escrow closings.
- Completed more than 2.5 million square feet of retail lease transactions.
- Board of Directors of Retail Brokers Network (RBN) - 2012-2015
- Top Brokerage Producer - 2009
- AZ Business Leaders - Voices of Leadership Award - 2013, 2014, 2015
- Top Executive - AZ Business - 2014
- State of the Industry Publication - 2014
- Deal Makers Magazine Publication - 2014
Memberships & Involvements
- International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
- Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- ICSC Hispanic Initiative Committee
- Retail Brokers Network (RBN) Board of Directors
- Consultant to DATOS
- Guest Speaker at Arizona State University, WP Carey School of Business
- Supporter of Arizona State University Scholarship Fund
- Brokers for Kids, Adopt-a-Family and Toys for Tots
- Rockefeller Group—New York, NY
- Hines—Houston, Texas
- AETNA Realty—New York, NY
- Kimco Realty—New York, NY
- Woodcrest Capital—Fort Worth, Texas
- Pacific West Land—Bainbridge Island, Wash.
- Pacific Coast Capital Partners—Los Angeles, Calif,
Senior Client Services Specialist
Sheila Merrell is the senior client services specialist for retail services with Colliers in Arizona. She provides client services, marketing and administrative support for several brokers, who specialize in the sale and leasing of retail properties, representing landlords, tenants and investors.
Sheila manages marketing, administrative, listing, transaction and due diligence services on behalf of the brokers and their clients. Leveraging her industry experience and skillset, Sheila designs and executes best-in-class print and digital marketing collateral and campaigns tailored to each property and client. She prepares comprehensive tour books and coordinates special events, including open houses and receptions.
Working in partnership with the brokers, Sheila develops strategies, pitches and proposals to help win new business.
Her ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, coupled with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, make her a valuable member of retail services. Sheila brings a high level of proficiency and skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop), digital marketing, Microsoft Office and CoStar research to her role.
Colleagues describe Sheila as patient, friendly and enthusiastic. She thrives in a team atmosphere, providing valuable input, both verbally and through actions, to help drive the success of her team.
Sheila is experienced in marketing and project and office management for commercial and residential real estate, as well as start-up companies.
Previously, Sheila was director of business operations for OneQor Technologies, Inc. She assisted in start-up operations to establish the office, define HR functions, oversee facilities, support the controller and maintain effective client communications. Focusing on cost savings and the needs of a start-up, Sheila researched and selected vendors for supplies and equipment. She assisted in onboarding new employees and developing an employee handbook.
Sheila served as project coordinator for capital markets and finance at JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle). She provided support to financial managers to ensure timely closings for property sales. She also managed and maintained multiple databases for the capital markets team.
As a senior marketing assistant at Cushman & Wakefield, Sheila coordinated marketing activities for more than 50 property listings. She worked on steps to improve the accuracy of property listings on CoStar and implemented processes to streamline and improve the team’s productivity and budgets.
Sheila previously served as a realtor and client relations manager for Myriad Real Estate Group. She supervised transactions, prepared and executed contracts, and facilitated communications among all parties during the contract and transaction process.