GURNEE – Joe Brown has been named senior leasing manager at Gurnee Mills, Lake County’s mega-mall that’s undergoing a $6 million renovation.
The announcement was made by Gurnee Mills General Manager Randy Ebertowski in a news release.
In his new role as senior leasing manager, Brown is responsible for canvassing, qualifying and closing new tenants for Gurnee Mills.
Brown has nearly seven years of experience as a leasing representative. Most recently, he served as a leasing representative for Spinoso Real Estate Group and before that he was with Pyramid Management Group in Central New York before joining Simon Property Group at the end of 2017.
While at Spinoso Real Estate Group, Brown oversaw the leasing and redevelopment of several centers, including Sunrise Mall in Sacramento, Calif., Genesee Valley Center in Flint, Mich. and Eastern Shore Centre in Spanish Fort, Ala.
Before joining the leasing world, Brown served as a TV sportscaster for 18 years.
Brown holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from State University of New York at Fredonia.