MEET THE TEAM

Executive Managing Director

Dorothy Jackman

Dorothy Jackman

Dorothy joined Colliers International in 2012 as Managing Director of the National Student Housing Group. Prior to joining Colliers, Ms. Jackman was a Sr. VP with a national firm where she was instrumental in building a platform of student housing brokerage. Dorothy has been in the student housing industry for 20 years, having started her career as an on-site manager and then as a consultant to owners utilizing various leasing tools specific to the asset class.She was a lead spokesperson for the University of Florida during their Fall Orientations addressing parents and students on the nuances of securing appropriate housing in that market. She has brokered more than 4,200 units representing over a half billion dollars of assets. Her role with Colliers is to continue strengthening relationships with owners, management companies, developers, investors and equity providers in the industry. She is often invited to speak at industry events and is widely regarded as a seasoned expert in this highly specialized asset class.

managing director

SEAN BAIRD

Sean Baird

Sean has been involved in real estate since 2003 when he began his career in construction working on high-end residential and commercial projects. He attended the University of Central Florida receiving a Bachelor’s in Real Estate Business, and Seminole State College earning an Associate’s in Architectural Design & Construction Technology. Originally joining Colliers as an analyst in 2011, Sean quickly grew his brokerage practice and by late 2012 began building out the private capital and Tier 2/3 student housing platform. Earning his Master’s in Real Estate in 2017 from the University of Central Florida, Sean is currently a Director for the Student Housing Group and has been involved in over a billion dollars of transactions since joining Colliers. By working on assets of all sizes and across Tier 1, 2, and 3 markets, Sean has a diverse client pool allowing him to successfully transact the most challenging of assets.

sean.baird@colliers.com +1 772 633 1376

senior associate

Jamie swick

Jamie Swick

Jamie began her career working for Nathan Collier at the well-known student housing owner/developer team, Collier Companies in Gainesville, FL in 2000. She started in on-the-ground operations and marketing where she leased by the bed and by the unit in addition to marketing for the portfolio which included various asset classes and markets. After successive career promotions, she spent 5 years underwriting student housing investment assets, sourcing new investment opportunities, and ultimately, as VP of Acquisitions, assisted the company in acquisitions and dispositions totaling more than $500 million, representing 5,000+ beds. She has underwritten more than $1 billion in student housing investment opportunities in her career. For the past 6 years she has served clients as the principal for her own firm offering consulting services for private off-campus multi-family student housing. Jamie holds both a BA in History and BA in Advertising from the University of Florida.

jaime.swick@colliers.com +1 813 605 5599

Senior associate

Jonathan Holt

Deepto Mukherjee

Jon specializes in translating his financial expertise and background into solid real estate advisement for his clients. Prior to joining Colliers, Jon worked as an investment analysts and wealth management advisor. He specialized in investments and acquisitions, also gaining experience with hedge funds. Jon works with clients to create specialized strategies to fit their individual needs and negotiates terms that align with their financial and real estate goals. Jon obtained his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University where he was a four year Letterman. Jon earned his graduate degree in Business Administration from Campbell University.

JONATHAN.HOLT@COLLIERS.COM +1 727 743 7432

Client Services Coordinator

Meagan Dobson

Meagan Dobson

Meagan joined the Student Housing Group in April of 2018. Prior to joining Colliers International, she was a Marketing Coordinator for Superior Uniform Group, where she managed all marketing materials including social media, press releases, trade-shows, graphic design, email campaigns and photo shoots, among other marketing collateral production. She graduated from Florida State University in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in International Affairs and Media/ Communication Studies. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa honor society. With her strategic and creative mind, Meagan hopes to bring a fresh perspective to support her fellow team members.

Senior financial analyst

nicholas coccodrilli

Meagan Dobson

Nicholas specializes in real estate investment analyses and market conditions from a standpoint of maximizing shareholders wealth. Throughout his professional experience, Nicholas has worked with multi-million-dollar REIT’s down to entry level investors. Prior to joining Colliers International in 2018 as the Senior Financial Analyst for the National Student Housing Group, he was a Financial Analyst with a national firm where he had underwritten over $500 Million in assets. Furthermore, he has proven commercial consulting experience through a variety of services from sales development, marketing, administration/management, audit, financial planning, organizational restructuring and financial advisory. Mr. Coccodrilli earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa, Sykes College of Business, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.

nicholas.coccodrilli@colliers.com +1 813 605 4460

TESTIMONIALS

"HQCRE was very satisfied with the results that Dorothy and her team produced for our client by successfully selling a student housing portfolio in multiple markets. Her Colliers team conducted the sales process in an orderly fashion, receiving multiple credible bids and negotiated an excellent final price via an auction process.. Prior to launching our marketing efforts her team recommended specific improvement to the properties which ultimately increased the strike price, reduce re-trades and increased the certainty of close. Dorothy produced an excellent outcome despite difficult market conditions.”

Joe Grubb, Managing Director - Real Estate Asset Management, HQ Capital Real Estate L.P.

"Working with Sean Baird and the entire Colliers Student Housing Group was a positive experience. Sean and the team provided expert insight, exceptional service and seamless execution of all deliverables. Our transaction was handled with the highest level of professionalism and integrity."

Palo Peirce, V3 Parners

“Jamie Swick worked resourcefully and effectively to deliver the advisory results we were looking for. She has a true passion for this business.”

Ben Modleski, COO, Core Campus
 

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