BALKE BROWN TRANSWESTERN ROLE
Ellen Mannion is Vice President-Commercial Brokerage specializing in leasing and sales of commercial office buildings and retail centers in the greater St. Louis metro market which includes southwestern Illinois as well as tenant representation in respective markets.
Ellen has over 25 years of broker industry experience representing landlords and tenants on a national and local basis, handling lease negotiations and site selection, including the leasing of regional malls, neighborhood and strip centers, and Class A office buildings in the greater St. Louis region and nationally. Before joining Balke Brown Transwestern in 2011, Ellen was Director of Retail Leasing with The Koman Group. Prior to that, Ellen was Senior Leasing Manager with Hycel Properties, Westfield Corporation, The Desco Group and Paragon Group.
Among her listing assignments in her career includes Centene Plaza (500,000 sf mixed-use development in Clayton, MO), CiyPlace (1.2 Million sf mixed-use development in Creve Coeur, MO), The Crescent (retail and residential mixed-use development in Clayton, MO), Saint Louis Galleria (1.1 Million sf regional mall in Richmond Heights, MO), Chesterfield Mall (1.3 Million sf regional mall in Chesterfield, MO), Ladue Crossing (135,000 sf neighborhood center, Ladue, MO), Magna Place (200,000 sf office building in Brentwood, MO), Gateway One on the Mall (400,000 sf office building in downtown St. Louis), The Paragon Building, Paragon Place, and Westgate Centre (300,000 sf mixed-use development in Creve Coeur, Missouri).
Ellen has represented national retailers including Build-A-Bear-Workshop, Friends 2B Made, Lucy Activewear, Club Libby Lu, Merrell Shoes, and Track ‘n Trail in the coordination and implementation of real estate expansion strategies in the Southeastern and Western regions of the United States. The outcome included the establishment of 290 retail stores for Build-A-Bear Workshop in the United States and Canada and 61 Lucy Activewear stores throughout the United States. Local retailers that Ellen represents include Chill Frozen Yogurt, Yoga 6, MKS Design, The Fur Centre, Ces & Judy’s Catering, Del Pietro restaurant concepts, and Medical West.
- Achieved Senior Certified Leasing Specialist (Highest designation within International Council of Shopping Centers - ICSC)
- CCIM candidate (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
- Member of International Council of Shopping Center (ICSC)
- Licensed Real Estate Broker in State of Missouri
- Member, Past President and National Delegate of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
- Member of St. Louis Municipal Opera Development Board
- Past President of the Parent Teacher Association at Our Lady of Lourdes
Southern Methodist University – Dallas, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration in Business and Real Estate with a Minor in History.
Contact Ellen Mannion: 314.880.0426