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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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ArticleMarket Insights
April 8, 2024

Sell Now or Wait? Things To Consider Before Deciding

People decide to sell real estate to solve a problem, capitalize on an opportunity, or realize a profit.  Management fatigue is also motivating people to transact. Our team receives countless requests for opinions of value and often the client says, “I can’t sell at that price.” What I’ve noticed is that the people who are contemplating selling are looking for a mathematical reason why it makes sense. The math doesn’t look great, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t sell. We continue to sell rent stabilized buildings at negative leverage on…
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February 8, 2024

Step By Step Process: How I Executed My 1031 Exchange

Listen to an audio narration of this article I’ve been helping clients sell apartment buildings and buy triple net leases for almost 15 years. In almost every scenario the client is initially hesitant to get into something new. After all, the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t. With the challenges facing property owners in New York, this sentiment has started to shift. Private clients are starting to look for the exit ramp but don’t know exactly where to go or how to get there.  I wrote…
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January 10, 2024

How To Prioritize Expiring Debt

Multifamily operators today are finding themselves playing defense more than offense. They wake up each morning thinking about which fire to put out first rather than how to grow their business. A rising market allowed mistakes to go unnoticed or erased with a refinance or a sale. As Warren Buffett said: it’s only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked. This article offers a roadmap of how to prioritize the important items related to expiring debt today. Until the laws change to allow rent…

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