Marina Zelenkova has joined Colliers International Chicago as a vice president with the firm’s growing downtown Chicago agency leasing team. She will work alongside Michael Lirtzman to lead new business pursuits in the CBD, leveraging Colliers’ global platform of services to provide a comprehensive and flexible service delivery for ownership entities.
Zelenkova was most recently a senior associate with CBRE’s leasing and asset services group, where she specialized in marketing and leasing Chicago CBD office assets for institutional and entrepreneurial owners. Since 2016, she has completed more than 80 lease transactions totaling 1 million square feet valued over $600 million with an average deal size just under 13,000 square feet. She began her real estate career with MBRE.
A trusted ownership partner, Zelenkova has partnered with many notable investors over the years, working on assets such as the Chicago Board of Trade, 150 N. Riverside and 700 W. Chicago among many others. She was named CBRE “Rookie of the Year” in 2017 and is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine.