Colliers International | Pittsburgh Welcomes Jacob Machel as Research Analyst
Jake Machel joins Colliers International | Pittsburgh as a Research Analyst and Broker-In-Training. His responsibilities include collecting and analyzing past, present and future real estate market statistics; tracking market trends and business movement; and assisting in the formulation of Quarterly Market Reports. While serving as research analyst, Jake is also currently studying the real estate coursework required to obtain his Pennsylvania Real Estate License for a future transition into brokerage services.
Prior to joining Colliers International | Pittsburgh, Jake and his father acquired investment real estate as well as a popular restaurant in Market Square. He was responsible for the research and purchase of cash-flow residential and commercial properties, and handled financial duties for “My Big Fat Greek Gyro” such as payroll, payroll taxes, sales objectives and day to day operations. He was also partially responsible for a $97,000 increase in revenue in the restaurant’s second year of operation.
Machel graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a minor in Economics from Washington & Jefferson College. During his college career, he was a Dean’s Scholarship Award winner. Machel also played professional hockey for a then-affiliate of the St. Louis Blues. Machel grew up in Peters Township where he currently resides.