License # 02057197
Vanessa holds a Real Estate Broker’s license in the State of California and is involved in all of the Team’s lease and sale transactions. Her Finance major from Cal State Fullerton has proven beneficial in running and determining Fair Market Value of assets, financing options, and determining trends to keep our team on the cutting edge of the market. Vanessa’s main focus is on managing the Team’s pursuits, listings, escrows, and relationships. She studies port activities to help project demand for Inland Empire warehouses. She is involved in analyzing the global supply chain with an emphasis on the Ports of LA and Long Beach, which is especially critical in the current extreme inefficiencies in the global supply chain. Further, she creates content for proposals through conducting research, preparing surveys, comparative analysis, lease documents, etc.
Prior to joining Colliers, she specialized in marketing, purchasing, selling, and leasing luxury residential real estate in Los Angeles and Orange County. Vanessa has worked alongside some of the industry’s leading professionals. She also has international exposure researching financial and legal due diligence on industry products at a wealth management company in Hong Kong. Vanessa earned a Bachelor of Art in Business Administration with a double emphasis in Finance and Marketing from California, State University Fullerton.
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, emphasis in Finance and Marketing, California State University, Fullerton
Senior Executive Vice President
Los Angeles - Inland Empire
Kevin McKenna is a Senior Executive Vice President with Colliers and is among the most successful industrial real estate brokers in all of Southern California. Kevin has completed over $3 billion of real estate transactions throughout his thirty year career. Over the years, he has completed numerous significant land sales, tenant representation, landlord representation and institutional investment sales transactions.
Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with an emphasis in accounting, from the University of Southern California. He practiced as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with Arthur Andersen & Co. for seven years before becoming the Chief Financial Officer for an oil and gas exploration and development company.
Los Angeles - Orange County
I work with the McKenna Team specializing in Industrial properties within the Inland Empire. With ten years of experience as a commercial broker, I have leased and sold hundreds of acres of land transactions and millions of square feet of industrial buildings. I have twenty-five years of experience as an entrepreneur, owning and managing companies in the clothing, cosmetics, and consumer packaging industries.
Associate Vice President
Los Angeles - Inland Empire
Greg Merrill is an Industrial Specialist with Colliers International and a member of the McKenna team, specializing in land development, and industrial leasing and sales in the Inland Empire. His job includes effectively marketing properties for clients, researching available sites, analyzing comparable lease & sales, and advising land owners on strategies to maximize the value of their assets. He has proven to be a proficient cold caller as part of the team’s business development strategy, successfully sourcing new listings and tenants for the team’s listings.
During his time with Colliers, he has led negotiations on over 300 acres of land and assisted in the negotiations for several million square feet of industrial buildings for lease and for sale. Additionally, he has sourced and negotiated multiple land assemblages, including an eventual industrial development site comprised of ten adjacent landowners. Mr. Merrill has provided value for his clients by going beyond their expectations of what is required.