Senior Vice President
Christopher Speciale is a Senior Vice President of Real Estate responsible for new ground up and existing shopping centers leasing efforts. He specializes in landlord representation and building strong partnerships with various landlords around the country.
Chris began his career with Steiner & Associates where he handled the ground up leasing on the highly successful lifestyle center, Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. He then transitioned to RED Development in Scottsdale, AZ where he served as Vice President of Leasing, overseeing 14 ground up projects over nine years. After RED Development, Chris joined Centercal Properties in El Segundo, CA where he served as Senior Vice President of Leasing for five years. Chris then served as the Senior Vice President of Leasing for Bradford Real Estate Group, tasked with overseeing the leasing of The Corners of Brookfield, a 600,000 square foot ground up lifestyle center in Milwaukee, WI. After opening The Corners in April of 2017, Chris has added additional leasing assignments in Cleveland Ohio, The Van Aken District; and in downtown Los Angeles, The BLOC. These assignments have again allowed him to navigate the ever-changing trends in the industry and to further expand his knowledge on urban, street front development projects.
In the time since he graduated THE Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in retail and fashion merchandising and a minor in marketing, Chris has amassed more than 26 years’ expertise in the real estate industry, specializing in retail merchandising and leasing of upscale shopping centers. Over his career, Chris has leased over 28 ground up projects, managed a portfolio of 40 specialty and big box centers in the west/Midwest regions, and leased nearly 15 million square feet of space. Chris currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona where he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and stays active with his 3 children and wife, Rae.