Ann Marie Woessner-Collins brings decades of commercial real estate experience to her team at Savills. As a tenured advisor working out of the Minneapolis office, Ann Marie provides top-of-the-line consulting services to her clients, including market research, financial analysis, site selection, energy negotiation and workplace strategy. Also, a national expert in business and tax incentives negotiation and implementation, Ann Marie helps her clients obtain the best locations for the lowest operating and talent costs for their businesses.
Ann Marie has extensive experience in real estate, energy and wholesale production. She spent 17 years as managing director at JLL and The Staubach Company. Ann Marie founded the Business and Economic Incentives team in North America, negotiating with state and local governments and changing legislation in 15 states. Her focus is to reduce up-front capital and expenses along with ongoing operating costs, for businesses. Ann Marie’s team covered facilities including heavy manufacturing, warehouses, corporate headquarters, data centers, and R&D facilities.
Prior to JLL, Ann Marie was partner at KPMG Peat Marwick, and the director of Purchasing, Energy and Economic Incentives at Frito-Lay. All of these experiences provide Ann Marie with a multitude of perspectives in manufacturing, energy, finance and legal. Her background, along with her tenant-first approach, is what makes Ann Marie such a dynamic and effective force in commercial real estate.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Ann Marie is on the board of Partnership with Native Americans. She has served on the board of the Texas Ballet Theater, and was chairman and president of the Dallas Ballet. Other board service includes Texas CASA, Oak Hill Montessori and as Elder at Presbyterian Church of the Way. In 2007-2008, she was awarded ‘Deal of the Year’ by Real Estate Forum Magazine. She has also been recognized as one of the ‘Top Women in Finance’ for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area in 2010 and Top Woman in Business in 2014. In 2017, she won Industrial Deal of the Year for Greater Minnesota. At JLL, Ann Marie was a ‘Top Gun’ producer.
Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Minor, Business
- University of St. Thomas, MBA, Finance
- Stone Brewing
- U.S. Foods
- 15 States
- Tech and Data Centers
- Financial Services
- Industrial Services