Christopher E. Mellen, CPM - Secretary/Treasurer

Christopher E. Mellen, CPM, is 2014 secretary/Treasurer of the Institute of Real Estate Management. As well, he is Vice President of the Simon Companies, a national real estate owner, manager and developer headquartered in Braintree, MA.

With over 30 years of property management experience, Mellen earned the IREM-conferred Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation and the Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification; he also holds a Massachusetts real estate broker’s license.

Long active in IREM’s Boston Metropolitan Chapter No. 4, Mellen has held numerous chapter leadership positions, including that of president.  As well, he has been active in IREM at the national level, serving as a regional vice president and as a current member of the IREM Executive Committee.

Mellen is on the real estate faculty of Boston University and also is a faculty member of IREM. He has twice been named “Real Estate Executive of the Month” by the New England Real Estate Journal, and was honored with induction into IREM’s Academy of Authors.

He earned a BBA in Real Estate from Temple University and an MS in Management from Boston University; also, a Graduate Certificate in Project Management and a Master’s of Science in Management from Boston University.

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