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Marlon Stone | Managing Broker | President & CEO

With over 20 years of experience representing national retailers, Marlon Stone has expert market knowledge and substantial participation into the tenant-specific approval process by coordinating the strategic planning, LOI negotiation, site packaging, and deal presentation to corporate real estate committees. Mr. Stone has represented significant retail programs during his career including: Kohl’s Department Store, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Cost Plus World Market, DSW, Shoe Carnival, Mattress Firm, The Vitamin Shoppe, Uncle Julio’s, Banco Popular, Party City, Carters, Road Runner Sports, Timberland, and Under Armour. Marlon Stone’s brokerage career has been distinguished by his versatility and high production in the core disciplines of multi-state tenant representation, institutional product leasing and land assemblage. Career highlights include: Stone’s authoring and executing Mattress Firm’s entry plan into Minneapolis and Chicago, resulting in over 100 lease transactions facilitating the company’s ultimate acquisition of competing brands, Sleepy’s and Bedding Experts; Exclusively representing Shoe Carnival in over 50 lease transactions throughout the Midwest; Completing 25 Midwestern Vitamin Shoppe leases; Negotiating 10 DSW leases; and exclusively representing Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th as the company entered The Village Square of Northbrook, Northbrook, IL, Mayfair Collection, Wauwatosa, WI, and Hunter’s Square, Farmington Hills, MI. Additionally, Mr. Stone represented Midland Atlantic Properties in delivering Phase I of Rushmore Crossing, Rapid City, SD, 100% occupied having negotiated 400,000 square feet of leases; Most recently, Marlon Stone provided land assemblage and consulting services to Davie, FL based One Corporation, in the acquisition, remediation, and adaptive reuse by converting a former Exxon Mobile into Chipotle and AT&T on the pad of The Plaza at King of Prussia, King of Prussia, PA. Marlon Stone is a 20 year member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and an Executive Board Member of the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation. Marlon serves as an annual guest lecturer at the University of Illinois College of Business teaching the discipline of Retail Tenant Representation. Marlon Stone received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan’s School of Literature, Science and the Arts.
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Gregg Stein | Broker | Principal

Gregg Stein entered the commercial real estate business in 2010 and quickly proved himself as a leading tenant representative after securing national urban footwear leader, Sneaker Villa, and executing their phase I rollout by successfully negotiating 26 lease transactions. Additionally, Gregg directed the Chicago MSA expansion for Uncle Julio’s, by delivering deals in the priority trade areas of Orland Park, IL, Naperville, IL and Skokie (Old Orchard), IL. Gregg’s proven success fulfilling the real estate needs of corporate accounts has led to additional national chains retaining him as their exclusive Chicago Broker including: Second Time Around, Max’s Wine Dive, Speedy Cash, Public School, Grill on the Alley, and The Daily Grill. Prior to becoming a Principal at Stone North America, Gregg served as the Vice President of the Midwest Region for Bialow Real Estate where he oversaw the urban expansion of the Vitamin Shoppe account while partnering with Marlon Stone to site select and negotiate the first 40 Mattress Firm leases upon the company’s entry into Chicago. While a retail associate at Colliers International, Gregg’s volume of transactions and overall productivity earned him Newcomer of the year 2012. Gregg graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Urban and Regional Planning and Minor in Entrepreneurship at Miami University’s Farmer School of Business. Gregg is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a Board member of the Union League Boys and Girls Club of Chicago. Gregg is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois.
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MaryKate Hresil | Executive Coordinator

MaryKate is the Executive Coordinator for all Stone North America retail transactions. MaryKate oversees the protocol of deal-making by coordinating tenant tours, drafting Letters of Intent, and assembling deal packages for corporate committee presentation. Additionally, she provides comprehensive research, technical, and travel support to the Brokers and clients to meet the fast paced demands of a national tenant driven platform. Prior to joining Stone North America, MaryKate worked for the National Association of Realtors®. She holds Bachelor’s Degrees in English Creative Writing and Political Science from Saint Joseph’s College of Rensselaer, Indiana.
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