As Senior Director specializing in Retail Landlord Representation in Franklin Street’s Atlanta office, Mariah Klein focuses on property and location analysis, marketing and leasing strategy, and negotiation services for retail property owners across the southeast. She is a former International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Georgia state director with over 21 years of professional retail leasing experience.
Most recently, Ms. Klein served as director of leasing at Genesis Real Estate Advisers, where she managed the leasing, renewal and expansion activity for the company’s portfolio of existing properties. In addition, she assisted in generating and leasing new development projects at Genesis. Previously, Ms. Klein was senior vice president of leasing for Ben Carter Properties, one of the largest retail developers in the southeastern U.S. Ms. Klein was also a leasing representative for CNM Associates, a predecessor firm of Ben Carter Properties, where she was responsible for a retail portfolio of more than 1.5 million square feet of rentable area.
Ms. Klein earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a licensed real estate broker in Georgia and Florida and is a licensed salesperson in South Carolina. Ms. Klein is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She served as ICSC Georgia State Director from May 2012 through May 2015, Co-chair of the 2015 Southeast ICSC Program and Chair of the 2016 Southeast ICSC Program.