Real estate investment and services firm Grubb & Ellis Co. hired Steve Mellon as vice president and director of its Self Storage Group. Mellon, based in the Houston office, will lead the company in providing real estate services to the self-storage industry. As a practice-group leader, he will be responsible for developing a strategy pertaining to the self-storage sector and recruiting new talent specific to the business.
Mellon previously worked for Holliday Fenoglio Fowler LP, where he served as a managing director of the company’s Self Storage Group. He also co-founded Storage Investment Advisors, which was later integrated with HFF. He began his career at CB Richard Ellis in 1995, where he worked for 11 years and was a member of the company’s Self Storage Advisory Group. With approximately 15 years of experience, he has been responsible for leading and supporting more than $1.5 billion in property sales and structured financing transactions.
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