Douglas Marks '92Senior Vice President, Colliers International
At the Kellogg School, Douglas Marks was the first recipient of the Bennett Honorarium Real Estate Award and was President of the school's real estate club. Doug received his MBA from the Kellogg School in 1992 and his BA in Economics from U.C. Davis.
Since joining Colliers International in March, 1994, Doug has completed over 5 million square feet of consulting, leasing and sales transactions. His experience includes work with landlords and local, national and international companies and landlords in office, research and development, and industrial properties. In 1996, Doug accepted an invitation to become an owner of Colliers Parrish International. In 1999, Doug led Colliers' Silicon Valley Office Team. In 2000, Doug helped Colliers open a new office in Palo Alto, CA where he continues to work.
Prior to joining Colliers International, Doug was a member of the John Buck Company's Sears Tower marketing team in Chicago, Illinois. From 1992 to 1994 Doug and his team helped Sears Roebuck redevelop, reposition and ultimately release 1.5 million square feet of vacant space in the 3.9 million square foot building. Prior to attending Kellogg School of Management, Doug worked as a loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank in San Francisco in commercial and real estate lending.