About Mike Mallon
Mr. Mallon has a diverse background in commercial real estate with over 30 years experience. Mike came to Chicago in 1979 with a degree in Urban Planning from Michigan State University. He went to work for the Village of Lombard and was the Director of Planning and Zoning when he left in 1985. Over the next 7 years he oversaw the leasing and development of over 4 million square feet of retail space throughout the Midwest for Draper and Kramer/Harold Carlson Associates. In 1993, Mike joined American Stores (Jewel/Osco) and became Vice President-Real Estate for the Midwest Region and in 1999 took a similar position with Safeway (Dominick’s). During his tenure at American Stores and Safeway he was responsible for the development of over 150 Food and Drug stores in 12 states.
In 2005, Mr. Mallon founded Mallon and Associates, Inc., a real estate and development company. The firm focuses on retail developments throughout the Midwest. Mallon and Associates, Inc represents H Mart, ALDI and AMCORE Bank in their expansion plans throughout the Chicagoland.
Mike is a certified SCSM and SCLS with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a CCIM with the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute. He recently completed his term as the State of Illinois Retail Chair for ICSC and is currently serving as the State’s Operation Chair. Mike is a Board Member to Lambda Alpha International, the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute and Vital Bridges. Mike is a frequent speaker on the subject of Commercial Real Estate and has lectured at John Marshall Law School, Roosevelt University, Benedictine University, DePaul University, University of Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, Purdue University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.