Christopher E. Mellen, CPM, ARM
2016 IREM President
The Simon Companies
Christopher E. Mellen, CPM, ARM is the 2016 President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). He is vice president of the Simon Companies, a national real estate owner, manager and developer headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts.
Chris has more than 30 years of property management experience and is a CPM and ARM, in addition to holding a Massachusetts real estate broker’s license. He has been active in IREM at the national level and served on several committees as a regional vice president and as a member of the Executive Committee.
Long active in IREM’s Boston Metropolitan Chapter, he has held numerous chapter leadership positions, including that of chapter president. His chapter honored Chris with the Life Time Achievement Award – recognizing his accomplishments in the real estate management industry.
Chris is an IREM instructor and a faculty member of Boston University. 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 Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate from Temple University's Fox School of Business and a Master of Science in Management and a Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Boston University.