Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has named Michael A. Mele of its Tampa, Fla., office as the firms top self-storage agent nationwide. Mele is a vice president of investments and senior director of the companys National Self-Storage Group.
Mele joined Marcus & Millichap in May 1999. He has sold more 120 self-storage facilities totaling more than $475 million in sales. He currently has more than $150 million in active and under-contract listings and a database of approximately 5,000 buyers seeking to expand their self-storage portfolios on the East Coast.
Michaels attainment of this high level of achievement reflects the depth of his market knowledge, his superior transaction skills and his commitment to client service, said John Kerin, president and chief executive officer.
Founded in 1971, Marcus & Millichap specializes in commercial real estate investment services. The company closed 4,302 transactions in 2010 and has more than 1,200 investment professionals in offices nationwide.