Colleen has been associated with Corporate Realty since 1992 specializing in the New Orleans office market. In 1988 she received the highest designation, Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), of the National Association of Realtors and holds the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors designation since 1997. She has held her Louisiana real estate brokers license since 1988.
A native New Orleanian, Colleen began her real estate career in 1985. Colleen attended Sweet Briar College and holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Texas at Austin, with emphasis in Real Estate and Marketing. She has continued to expand her working knowledge of the real estate industry by completing the education required for both the CCIM and SIOR designations.
Colleen’s experience includes the major disciplines of office, retail, industrial and investment property acquisition and dispositions. Her broad knowledge of the real estate market has been advantageous in many of her negotiations whether representing tenants or landlords. Throughout her career, Colleen has taken pride in representing both local and national clients such as Ochsner Foundation, Dolan Media, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, AAA Insurance, Crowley Maritime, Lockheed Martin, Columbia HCA, Ceco Concrete, Cox Communications, LLOG Exploration, JP Morgan/Chase and Ingersoll Rand.
Colleen has served as past President of the Louisiana/Mississippi CCIM chapter and served as chapter Secretary for 5 years. She has served on the Ethics and Grievances Committee, VOA National Housing Board of Directors and numerous committees to enhance the professionalism and integrity of the industry she serves. Colleen was instrumental in the formation of the annual CCIM/ULI Broker Forecast held each fall. She was elected by membership to a 3-year post as member of the Jefferson Board of Realtors and was a charter member of the Commercial Investment Division (CID) of the New Orleans Metropolitan Area Realtors.
Colleen has been honored annually for her sales and leasing volume amongst her peers and received the Power Broker award in 2011. Additionally Colleen received the Top Office Sale award from CID in 2007 and the top Landlord Office Lease in 2011, Overall Top Producer in 2011, Top Land Lease in 2012, To Office Sale in 2007 and 2013, and the COSTAR Power Broker for 2011-2014. She remains active with the local Board of Realtors, the Commercial Investment Division, as well as the CCIM Chapter and regional SIOR meetings and conventions.