- Auction Services
- Executive Team
- Government Services
- Project Management
- Kara Riggle Collesano, SIORPrincipal & Director of Government Services
Kara provides clients with not only brokerage services but the project management and facility management services, giving her clients one point of contact who knows all of their needs both big and small—allowing clients to focus on what they do best, their own jobs. Kara specializes in large-scale portfolios and currently represents the State of Indiana in its leasing efforts, build-to-suits and any other real estate needs. The State of Indiana—leased portfolio is approximately 2.4 million square feet, including over 800 leases throughout the state. Kara is a member of the Executive Committee and a Principal at RESOURCE Commercial Real Estate, where she helps build the culture, expand operations and provide better services for all of our clientele.
Kara has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 13 years. She began as a part of support staff as an administrator to other brokers and transitioned into brokerage. She now serves as the Director of Government Services at RESOURCE. Kara attended Indiana University, where she received her Bachelors of Science from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs in Bloomington, Indiana.
If she's not traveling all over the state of Indiana, she likes swimming in her pool, OrangeTheory Fitness, boating on Geist or spending time with her nephew. Kara loves supporting and engaging in community outreach with children, one of the ways she does that is as a board member of Jameson Camp where over 7,000 young students and campers develop self-respect, confidence, respect for others and the world around us. They rely on community support and facility rentals to help children—–who normally would not have the ability to attend camp—–have the opportunity to do so.
- Family & Social Services Administration
- Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission
- Department of Administration
- Department of Child Services
- Department of Education
- Department of Environmental Management
- Department of Revenue
- Department of Workforce Development
- National Guard
- Yumi GoodmanPrincipal
Yumi is a problem solver specializing in strategic planning and portfolio management. Passionate about the success of her clients, Yumi creatively solves business problems with a real estate solution for office users and owners. Utilizing an analytical process with proven results and an eye for details, clients retain Yumi to mitigate risks associated with a reactive approach to real estate. She positions her clients with a concise understanding of market dynamics and the cause and effect relationship between business changes and real estate needs through quantitatively presenting the economic implications of the various real estate scenarios through cash flow analyses. Her business model is simple; provide clients with a superior level of service as if they were her only client.
Prior to joining RESOURCE in 2008, Yumi worked with the Office Advisory Services Group of CBRE in both the Chicago and Indianapolis offices. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Indiana University.
Yumi serves as a Founder and Vice President of Fundraising for Friends of Riley (F.O.R.); a young professionals’ group committed to supporting The Riley Hospital for Children through active volunteerism, fundraising and community engagement. She also serves as a board member of the Challenger Center. Yumi loves spending time with her husband, daughter and their golden doodle, Taj. She also enjoys traveling and yoga.
- State of Indiana
- Mass Mutual
- Cummins Inc.
- Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
- Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
- Beacon Technologies Group Inc.
- DePaul University
- Fairway Mortgage
- Health Care Excel
- Henry Schein
- Keyence Corporation
- Indiana Tech
- Orbis Education
- Prophet Brand Consulting
- The RoomPlace Furniture Stores
- Universal Hospital Services (UHS)
- Jeff MerrittPrincipal
Specializing in office brokerage, Jeff enjoys connecting the dots and looking for unique solutions to provide the best opportunity for all of his clients. He helps his clients find new office space, lease the space they have or sell off their buildings. Jeff handles negotiation, marketing properties and keeping his clients informed with the latest market data. As an executive committee member Jeff helps direct RESOURCE into the future, working to make it the best it can be.
Jeff’s thirty two year work history is comprised of assembling people to develop, deliver and maintain business solutions. As President of a regional commercial travel management business, Jeff was responsible for nurturing internal and external relationships while overseeing technology investment and implementation. Entering the commercial real estate business in 2007, Jeff’s experience had prepared him for the challenges ahead. Now eight years into his second career, Jeff offers his clients significant value by virtue of his broad business background and ownership viewpoint. Jeff attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where he attended the School of Public and Environmental Affairs
On his free time Jeff likes to bike and spend time with his family.
- Tom Osborne, SIORPrincipal
Tom specializes in helping clients buy, sell and lease properties. He enjoys commercial real estate because of the long term relationships with his clients and the opportunity to work with great people. Tom guides his clients through the transaction process start-to-finish and uncovers hidden opportunities and diverts threats. He strives to be proactive, to help his clients experience a smoother transaction process. Tom strives to live up to his motto of "making a difference in the world of Commercial Real Estate."
Tom entered the commercial real estate business in 1983 as an associate with Coldwell Banker Commercial (currently CBRE). After seven years as one of CB’s top producers, he joined his family’s 66-year-old real estate business, A.H.M. Graves Company. For the next seven years, he experienced all aspects of operating a business with over 400 sales associates and employees. In 1997, his father sold the residential division of A.H.M. Graves to their larger competitor, F.C. Tucker, and Tom maintained the commercial division for the following eight years. In 2005, Tom merged his company with additional partners to form RESOURCE Commercial Real Estate, LLC.
Outside of work, Tom enjoys outdoor activities such as riding his bike long distances on the Monon Trail, paddleboarding and sailing. He also loves to travel and hopes to expand his travels to Europe.
- Progressive Insurance
- Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana
- Oxford Financial Group, LTD
- Mortenson Kim + Raidious
- WGI (Wantman Group, Inc.)
- Mursix Corporation
- National City Bank (Currently PNC Bank)
- Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
- London Witte Group
- Samuel F. Smith II, CCIM SIOR SLCR MCR.WPrincipal & Chairman
Landlord / Tenant Representation
Sam is Chairman and a Co-founder of RESOURCE and leads the Company Training and Occupier Services. Sam handles sensitive renewal negotiations, achieving multi-million dollar client occupancy cost savings. He conducts national site searches, prepares sophisticated financial analysis, assembles and manages teams of consultants, evaluated alternatives and negotiated significant economic development incentives. Sam uses proven processes, superior market knowledge, strong negotiation skills to help clients achieve below market and flexible lease/purchase terms and attractive, functional and efficient space that enhance employee productivity and shareholder value.
Sam has also managed over 90 school projects totaling over 2 million SF. His client list is a Who’s Who of Indiana’s largest and most successful firms. His extensive experience includes over 40 complicated build-to-suits totaling over 5 million square feet and over 5 million SF of multi-market corporate services experience on over 400 projects, from Boston to LA to Seattle and even internationally. Sam also has substantial Corporate Disposition experience and uses a proven accelerated marketing program to help clients optimize their dispositions values.
Sam enjoys keeping up with the Indianapolis sports scene by watching or going to as many Colts and Pacers games as possible. He also enjoys college basketball and football, or playing basketball and tennis as he finds time. He also enjoys playing poker, watching action, thrillers and sci-fi movies.
- ITT Educational Services, Inc.
- Navient (formerly USA Group, Inc.)
- Large Global Pharmaceutical Co.
- Allstate Insurance Company
- EDS Corporation
- CNO Financial Group (Formerly Conseco, Inc.)
- Anacomp, Inc.
- American Funds/Capital Group
- Roche Diagnostics
- Farm Bureau Insurance Company
- PCS Health Systems
- Wiley, Inc. (Formerly IDG Books Worldwide)
- Land O’Lakes (formerly Countrymark Coop)
- Ace Mortgage/ Archer Land Title
- Golden Rule Insurance Co.
- Large Financial Services Co.
- CAP ROC (consulting)
- First USA (Bank One)