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Zan Colin

Sales Associate


260 Madison Avenue 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Zan's Q&A

What is Your Favorite Movie?

Margin Call


What is You Favorite Book?

Zero to One


What are the top things you enjoy most about working in this business and on the NYM team?

The amount you learn in a compressed time period is matched by none. Our team takes knowing market nuances to an entirely different level. It separates our breadth of value from our competition. We make it a point to network with industry experts to stay ahead and deliver the best value to our clients. The funny part is I think most of the guys just love to learn!


Professional History

Zan Colin works as the Due Diligence & Transaction Coordinator for the New York Multifamily sales team in Manhattan directly with Joe Koicim. He specializes in the sale of multifamily and mixed-use investment properties in New York City.

Since joining Marcus & Millichap in the middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic in June of 2020, Zan has become the team’s first Due Diligence & Transaction Coordinator for multifamily and mixed-use property sales across Manhattan.

Before Marcus & Millichap, Zan worked in the Office of Management & Budget for the Trump Administration in The White House. For two years, he worked in OMB’s Economic Policy arm while attending George Washington University School of Business. After OMB, he became a part time employee with the Presidential Advance Team where he traveled domestically with the President. His most notable trip was the NASA space launch in Cape Canaveral Florida where he met Elon Musk and Bob Cabana. Other notable experiences include volunteering for the International Financing Corporation for Spring Meetings.

He was born White Plains and grew up in Miami Beach. His family now lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he likes to spend time when possible. Zan enjoys weightlifting and finding new deals for his family.

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September 11, 2023

3 Events That Will Change the Multifamily Market

We are entering the fourth quarter of 2023 with investment sales velocity down 50% over the same period last year. Valuations are down and owners have been slow to divest their assets. Rates have soared in the past 18 months to unsustainable levels so much so that Signature Bank, one of the premier lenders, went belly-up. Low sales velocity is not sustainable and it’s reaching its tipping point. There are three events that are converging on the multifamily market, seemingly all at once, which will shape the market for years…
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August 14, 2023

10 Ways To Be A Successful Multifamily Seller

In today’s market we have two types of sellers: proactive and reactive. Or as the results would indicate: successful and unsuccessful. Market dynamics change and as a result what is required of you as a seller will also change. Here are 10 pieces of advice for sellers to set yourself up for a successful transaction. 1. Know your numbers and set goals You would be shocked how many owners don’t know how much income they earn from their property. Whenever I meet with a client about selling, I ask them:…
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July 13, 2023

Extend and Pretend: A Glimmer of Hope

In real estate, there exists a strategy known as extend and pretend. It refers to a practice where loans are extended and losses are deferred, all to maintain the façade of stability and prosperity. However, this once popular and seemingly effective approach is now standing on the precipice of collapse. The cracks in its foundation are becoming increasingly apparent, and the consequences of it loom ominously overhead. Nowhere is this truer than in the New York City multifamily marketplace. Four years ago, the business included 3 caps, cheap debt, generous…

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