CINCINNATI, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company has named Scott Faloni as Leasing Top Producer for 2013 and Clay Ralston as Property Manager of the Year. The pair was recognized for their achievements at the company's Annual Meeting held recently in Nashville, Tenn.
In the 12-month period ending October 31, 2013, Faloni executed 34 new leases for a total of 118,994 square feet and generated over $1.18 million in first year rents.
"Scott's stellar performance is a result of his strong retailer relationships and his understanding of the markets where his centers are located," said Jim Farmer, Director of Leasing-Midwest for Phillips Edison & Company. "He is a true deal maker because of his ability to really look at the merchandising at a center and match the right retailer with the right location."
Faloni has been active in the shopping center industry for over 17 years, spending the last seven at Phillips Edison as a Senior Leasing Agent. This is the second Top Producer award for Faloni, who was also recognized in 2009.
Another two-time winner is Clay Ralston, named Property Manager of the Year for 2013. As a Senior Property Manager, Ralston manages 18 properties with more than 250 tenants. Ralston was also recently recognized with a Beautification Award for improvements at Fairlawn Town Centre in Akron, Ohio.
"Clay has always been a stand-out property manager because he consistently researches and develops relationships with strategic partners," said Eric Richter, Vice President of Property Management. "This year he also transitioned five additional centers to the Phillips Edison management portfolio."
Since 1991, Phillips Edison & Company has specialized in the acquisition, leasing and operation of grocery-anchored neighborhood and community shopping centers. The Company has diversified its portfolio and services to become the total retail solution for property owners, retailers and investors. In addition to its core focus on necessity-based shopping centers, the Company manages specialized funds invested in power centers, enclosed malls, lifestyle centers, net lease properties and other retail real estate assets. Phillips Edison's portfolio of owned and/or managed properties currently includes more than 285 properties, totaling over 30 million square feet in 35 states. The Company has corporate offices in Cincinnati, Salt Lake City and New York City as well as regional offices across the country.
SOURCE Phillips Edison & Company