Associate Vice President
As Associate Vice President with Colliers International, my primary focus is assisting clients in the acquisition and disposition of multifamily properties throughout the Midwest with an emphasis on West Michigan.
My specialty lies in helping our clients maximize sale proceeds during the transaction process, but my team prides ourselves on our ability to deliver data driven market knowledge and trends to our clients throughout the life cycle of a property. As a property investor myself, I am able to view each assignment through multiple lenses to achieve the best results for my clients. My client list includes small and large developers, private equity funds, family trusts, and international investors. I have sold numerous properties to first time international buyers and maintain a network of contacts that extends far beyond the Midwest.
My entire professional life has been focused on multifamily investment properties and I pride myself on delivering a hands-on, personal approach that has developed long-lasting business relationships with my clients. My team is focused on understanding our clients, their company, their long-term objectives, and being a true solutions-based adviser on their side of the table.
I began my real estate career in 2008, with a primary focus on commercial leasing and property redevelopment. My responsibilities include analyzing financial statements and developing pro-forma’s in order to establish market values. I have an eye for value creation real estate opportunities and excel in market research data and staying current on national and local market trends.
Development Incentives Specialist
I provide development consulting services to various clients in the area of affordable housing and community development throughout Michigan. In this capacity I work with clients to secure financing using Housing Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, Tax-Exempt Bond financing, various federal financing programs, Federal Home Loan Bank sources, and various state programs. As a consultant I work with the various members of the development team to bring the development to fruition including negotiations with equity investors, lenders, and state and local officials.
As the Managing Director of Colliers International | West Michigan Real Estate Management Services department, I oversee property management, customer service and asset management for Colliers' clients and tenants. I use my extensive experience and education to provide support for investor and tenant relations, long-term asset management planning for capital expenditures, and reporting. I also use my background in financial analytics to ensure even more accurate reporting for clients.
My background, combined with other memebers of the REMS team, creates a winning combination for real estate owners and their tenants.
Prior to joining Colliers, I was the executive vice president of a local commercial investment company, where I led a team that grew the firm's portfolio of managed and owned properties by nearly one million square feet, and provided leadership and analysis for acquisitions of more than $65 million.
I have 25 years of commercial real estate experience, successfully representing my clients with their commercial real estate portfolios requirements. As Vice President, I have been a consistent Top Producer throughout my career, having represented clients on national, regional and local levels, resulting in the completion of hundreds of commercial real estate transactions on various property types and sizes including Industrial, Office, Retail, Land, and other unique property types. I proudly represent Colliers International and their top-tier commercial real estate services throughout northern Michigan. I am based out of Traverse City, Michigan.