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NewMark Merrill Companies has promoted Michael Mendez to vice president of operations for San Diego County and surrounding areas

NewMark Merrill Promotes Michael Mendez to Regional VP of Operations

NewMark Merrill Companies has promoted Michael Mendez to VP of operations of its Southern Region in California, covering San Diego County and surrounding areas. Previously, he served as regional property manager.  

Mendez joined NewMark Merrill as an assistant property manager in the South Region in 2004, when the company owned and operated five properties in the market. With his assistance, the company has grown its South Region portfolio to 33 properties encompassing 3.3 million square feet and valued at more than $1 billion.  

“Since joining our firm over 18 years ago, Michael has continued to contribute in exceptional and creative ways, always exceeding the needs of our merchants and customers,” said Sandy Sigal, president and CEO. “He also has an amazing understanding of how our centers fit into the overall success of the community and fosters the team spirit that has helped our company grow and have success in our mission


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