You can never do wrong by doing right.Caroline Massell Selig
President Chairman of the Board
Steve Selig, President and Chairman of the Board of Selig Enterprises, Inc. has been active in the commercial real estate arena since 1968. Steve knows the importance of economic development. From 1976 to 1980 he served as President Carter’s Chief Liaison with the business community. His family endowed the Selig Center of Economic Development at the University of Georgia. He served on the Board of Commissioners of the Atlanta Housing Authority, and he was a Board Member of the Atlanta Council for International Visitors.
Steve is a true leader and a pillar in the real estate community. In 2014, he was awarded with the Council for Quality Growth’s Four Pillar Award, and from 2007 to 2011 the Atlanta Business Chronicle awarded the 12th & Midtown project with multiple Best in Atlanta Real Estate Awards. In1995, Steve was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.
In addition to real estate, Steve has a passion for education in the State of Georgia. He currently serves on the Board of Westminster Schools, Alliance Theatre and Woodruff Arts Center. He previously served on the Boards of: The University of Georgia Foundation, the Georgia State University Council, Spelman College, the Lovett Schools, and the Atlanta Ballet. In 1996 Steve was presented with the Salute to Excellence Award for his involvement at Morehouse College.
Steve has also championed important healthcare research and advancement. Steve has served on the Advisory Board of: the Shepherd Center, the Board of Camp Sunshine, and the Leukemia Society Board. Steve has also served as a Founding member of Camp Twin Lakes and as the President of the National Kidney Foundation.
Both through financial support and leadership roles, Steve is active in the Jewish community. From 1995 to 1998 Steve was President of the Atlanta Jewish Federation. Additionally he was National Campaign Chair for The Jewish Federation of North America from 2002-2004; he is the Past President of The Temple and the Atlanta Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. Steve was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and the 1992 Distinguished Service Award by the American Jewish Committee.
Steve received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia.
Success is a journey, not a destination.J.M. Barrie
Cathy Selig is co-owner and Senior Vice President of Selig Enterprises. She is the third generation of the Selig family to be involved in the business founded by her grandfather Ben Massell. Since her employment with Selig Enterprises, Inc. in 1987, Cathy has been involved with all aspects of day-to-day operations, including leasing, implementing new development projects and generating ideas for Retail Leasing. She is supportive of personnel and maintains an “open door” policy, always making herself available to help. Cathy also serves as an Ambassador of Goodwill for the Selig family through her active community involvement.
Cathy is actively involved in various business and professional organizations, including International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and Midtown Business Alliance. She was Campaign Chairman for the Ben Massell Clinic, and served on the Executive Board of the High Museum. She is also a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, class of 1992.
In addition to her leadership roles with Professional organizations, Cathy is actively involved in many aspects of the community. She is, or was on the Boards of Midtown Business Alliance, High Museum of Art, Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, The Temple, University of Georgia Museum of Art and Jewish Family and Career Services. She is past Vice President of the American Jewish Committee and has served as Campaign Chair and President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, Women’s Division. She served as Campaign Chairwoman for the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta in 2012. During her tenure at Selig Enterprises, Inc., Cathy was honored by the Davis Academy at their dinner of honor and was a recipient of the Jewish Federation of North America’s Woman of Achievement award. Kathy was named a “Woman of Impact,” by Atlatna Woman Magazie in 2007. She also received the 2009 American Jewish Committee’s Distinguished Service Award. In 2014, Cathy was named one of the Top 40 Power Women in Atlanta Real Estate by Bisnow. Cathy earned a Bachelor of Business from the University of Oklahoma.
Cathy’s real love, however, is her family: her husband Steve; her children Bryan and Amy, Greg and Erica; and her grandchildren Daniel, Lindsey, Gabrielle and Harrison.
Work hard — play harder!
Robert C. Riddle
Bob is Executive Vice President of Selig Enterprises, Inc. and Vice President of AAA Parking. He has been with Selig since 1972 and his responsibilities include development, finance, acquisition and disposition of real properties. Bob has been involved in the development of parking facilities, shopping centers, warehouses, apartments and other commercial properties.
Bob has played an integral role in the growth of Selig over the past three decades. He’s spearheaded notable projects like 12th & Midtown, a multi-phase urban mixed-use development. Four phases have been completed totaling 1,154 residential units; 138,949 square feet of retail; 773,204 square feet of Class A office; and a 414-room Loews Hotel. Additionally, Bob lead the development of Plaza Midtown an urban mixed-use development with 450 luxury residences and 69,000 square feet of retail including a Plublix.
Bob received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate and Finance and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University. He received his Juris Doctor from Woodrow Wilson College of Law.
Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.Unknown
Jo Ann Chitty
Since 2005, JoAnn has lead Acquisitions, Development, and Project Finance for Selig Enterprises. During this time, JoAnn has acquired more than $90 million of land and improved properties; sourced more than $300 million in project financing; and is in the process of leading Selig’s partnership interests in developing $270 million in new projects, including a joint venture between Selig and Carter to transform Sandy Springs through the retail and multi-family development portion of the new Sandy Springs City Center project.
JoAnn is very involved in the company’s strategic operations and planning. Each year she plans and leads the company’s off-site strategic planning meetings, which include a full portfolio review and identification of financial resources to implement the company’s new investment efforts.
Prior to coming to Selig, JoAnn served as the founding Executive Director and President of the University of Georgia Real Estate Foundation, a 501(c)(3) none-profit created to acquire, development and finance real estate projects to enhance the university. In only five years, her team acquired 16 properties totaling 90 acres, completed $200 million in tax-exempt financing, and developed more than 1 million square feet of new properties on campus.
From 1985 to 1999 JoAnn was Senior Vice President and COO of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust and iStar Financial [NYSE:SFI] the successor company of the 1999 merger of TriNet and Starwood Financial Inc. During JoAnn’s tenure she was responsible for all asset management and operations responsibilities including leasing, dispositions, risk management, and acquisition underwriting of the company’s 30 million sf equity portfolio valued at approximately $2.5 billion.
JoAnn is an active volunteer in the community. She currently serves as Chair of the Kennesaw State University Foundation. Previously, she served as Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee, Chair of the Real Estate Committee, and Vice Chair. JoAnn is past Vice Chair of the Capital Improvements Committee for the Piedmont Park Conservancy and was a member of Piedmont Park Conservancy’s Executive Committee.
JoAnn serves on the Managing Board of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) of Atlanta. From 2011 to 2014 she served as Chair of ULI’s Urban Land program. The Urban Land program goes into high schools and universities and facilitates a complex real estate development competition for students in government, economics, real estate, and business classes. JoAnn has and personally mentored students through program at several institutions. She has spoken to classes in Georgia Tech’s MBA and real estate programs, and been a frequent panelist and speaker at ULI’s Center for Leadership.
If I am not for myself, who am I? If I am for myself alone, what am I? If not now, when?Hillel the Elder
Ronald J. Stein
Ron Stein is a Certified Public Accountant. He serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Selig Enterprises, Inc. and the Treasurer of AAA Parking. Ron has been with the Company since 1993. His duties include supervision of all financial, operational and tax matters for the Company and its subsidiaries.
Prior to joining Selig, Ron was the Managing Partner of Bach, James, Mansour & Co., P.C., a local Atlanta C.P.A. firm. At Bach James, he supervised accounting work for Selig Enterprises for 18 years and provided tax, accounting, estate planning, and business consulting services for the company, as well as for a variety of businesses, non-profit organizations and individual clients.
Ron is active with several professional organizations including the Georgia Society of C.P.A.s and its Real Estate Division, the American Institute of C.P.A.s, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council of Atlanta (REIAC).
Ron attended the University of Florida where he received a B. S. degree in Accounting.
The greatest gift a man possesses is the ability to work hard at something that is worth working hard for.Theodore Roosevelt
Scott Selig serves in the position of Vice President of Acquisitions and Development. In addition to his role at Selig, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, Midtown Alliance, Buckhead Community Improvement District, The Council for Quality Growth, City of Atlanta Workforce Development and the Buckhead Coalition. He is the chair of the City of Atlanta Technical Advisory Committee which provides insight into the permitting process and expenses for the Office Buildings Enterprise Fund. He is also a member of YPO Southern 7. His leadership role in charitable and community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, The Ron Clark Academy, Camp Twin Lakes as well as many City Committees.
During his tenure at Selig, Scott has been the recipient of such prestigious awards as The State of Georgia Outstanding Citizen Recognition Award, Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “40 under 40 To Watch,” and most recently, the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors President’s Award.
Scott works in all facets of Selig including office, industrial and retail leasing as well as acquisitions and development. He has played an integral part in the growth of the company over the past decade. Project highlights include The District at Howell Mill, a 300,000 square foot power center; 12th & Midtown, a multi-phase urban mixed-use development. Four phases have been completed totaling 1,154 residential units; 138,949 square feet of retail; 773,204 square feet of Class A office; and a 414-room Loews Hotel.
Scott earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate from University of Arizona and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate and Strategic Management from the University of Georgia.
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.Winston Churchill
As Vice President, Director of Construction with Selig Enterprises, Inc. since 1994, Bonnie has managed projects exceeding 2.5 million square feet. In this capacity, Bonnie is responsible for construction and development of new projects as well as managing redevelopment and tenant improvements of Selig’s 12 million sf portfolio of retail, industrial, office, and multi-family properties throughout the Southeast. These responsibilities include the development process including due diligence, permitting, and management of design consultants; budget review, contractor negotiations, project scheduling, and review of tenant leases in regard to the Landlord’s scope of work.
Some of Bonnie’s notable projects include: Seabridge Square, a 170,000 square-foot power center redevelopment; Plaza Midtown, an urban mixed-use development; Buckhead Triangle, Mansell Point, The Terraces at Windward, Crystal Beach Plaza; and 12th & Midtown, a multi-phase urban mixed-use development. Four phases have been completed totaling 1,154 residential units; 138,949 square feet of retail; 773,204 square feet of Class A office; and a 414-room Loews Hotel.
Bonnie holds registrations in LEED AP BD&C from the Georgia Real Estate Commission and she is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. She is activly involved in Atlanta Advisory Committee, Council for Quality Growth Board of Advisors, The Ron Clark Academy as Co-Chair of the Building Sub-Committee, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC; and a member of SPI-9 Development Review Committee.
Bonnie is actively involved in Lindbergh Lavista Corridor Coalition Board, Piedmont Heights Civic Association Planning Committee, 1075 Peachtree Master Association Board (2012-2015) and the 1010 Peachtree Master Association Board (2008-2013).
Bonnie earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Illinois- Lake Land College.
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.Vince Lombardi
Kenneth J. Clayman
Kenneth J. Clayman serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Selig Enterprises, Inc. Ken holds a Juris Doctorate from the Emory University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School. He has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1993.
Ken has extensive commercial real estate experience in the retail, office, industrial and mixed-use areas. He has served as lead counsel in the development of numerous major shopping centers and mixed-use developments. He oversees all aspects of the commercial development from raw land acquisition through financing, construction, operation and sale, including the negotiation and drafting of all related documentation. Ken is involved in all aspects of legal matters for Selig Enterprises, Inc. and its affiliates, including negotiation of contracts, leases, joint venture agreements, vendor agreements and easements, as well as oversight of litigation and other dispute resolution.
Ken has a wide array of commercial leasing experience in all areas and specifically has significant experience in negotiating national big box retail lease transactions throughout the United States. Prior to joining Selig, Ken practiced law in the private sector for more than 20 years.
Ken has authored several articles related to shopping center development and leasing, and, is a frequent speaker at ICSC events.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to itCharles Swindoll
Matt Rendle serves as Chief Investment Officer where he oversees the operational aspects of Selig’s real estate portfolio. Matt came to Selig in 2015. He has more than 15 years of experience, and has previously held positions in acquisitions, development and asset management. Matt most recently worked at Jamestown Properties where he led Asset Management as Managing Director over a diverse $7.2 billion national real estate portfolio. In various acquisitions roles, he has closed more than $650 million in acquisitions over many product types, including office, retail, industrial, multifamily development and land transactions.
Matt has been involved on numerous fronts on several high-profile mixed-use real estate properties, including 111 8th Avenue (Google’s Headquarters), Chelsea Market and One Times Square in NYC; the Georgetown Renaissance Portfolio in DC; and Pacific Place in San Francisco. Locally in Atlanta, his experience includes Ponce City Market, White Provisions and the management and disposition of 999 Peachtree - a Class A 622,000 square-foot office tower. At Selig, Matt is involved on a number of redevelopment projects along with taking the lead on acquisitions underwriting and diligence efforts and coordination.
Matt holds a BA from Haverford College and an MBA from Emory University. Matt also serves on the DeKalb Development Oversight Committee, where he is the Secretary.
"If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time."Steve Jobs
As Chief Operating Officer of Selig Development Company, Baile oversees Selig’s commercial and mixed-use development platform. Joining Selig in 2014, Baile is recognized as one of Atlanta’s leading developers whose dossier accounts for over 4,500,000 square feet of commercial, hospitality, residential and mixed-use developments and acquisitions.
Notable projects include Plaza Midtown (2005), 1010 Midtown (2007) and the multi-phase, mixed-use 12th & Midtown initiative (2007-Present) which includes the Loews Atlanta Hotel, 1065 and 1075 Peachtree. With a seventh mixed-use, high-rise tower at 60 11th Street, completed last fall. Baile’s ventures represent in excess of $2.5 Billion in the Atlanta Region since 2004.
A graduate of Auburn University, professional and civic associations include: National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Atlanta Apartment Association and Board of Directors for the Midtown Alliance.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.Winston Churchill
Bill Stogner, Senior Vice President, and specializes in retail leasing along with development and acquisition of new retail centers. Bill has been employed by Selig Enterprises, Inc. since 1976 and has worked in all facets of leasing, including office, industrial and retail.
While at Selig, Bill has been involved in the development of several power centers. Most notably, the 300,000 square-foot, Walmart anchored District at Howell Mill; the redevelopment of Seabridge Square in St. Augustine with Marshall’s, ULTA, PetSmart and Staples; development of Presidential Commons in Snellville , Ga., a 376,000 square-foot center with The Home Depot, Kroger, Petco as tenants; and the 300,000 square-foot redevelopment of Suburban Plaza in DeKalb County, Ga.anchored by Walmart, HomeGoods, Ross Dress for Less and L.A. Fitness.
During his career, he has been active in various professional and trade organizations, most notably as Southeast Program Chairman for ICSC in 1993 and as State Director for ICSC from 1994-1997.
Bill attended Georgia State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Land Development.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.Henry David Thoreau
Shirley A. Gouffon
Shirley Gouffon, Senior Vice President, of Selig Enterprises, Inc., has an extensive and impressive background in commercial real estate development and leasing.
Shirley’s focus in the industry and area of expertise is street-level urban retail. In her role as Senior Vice President strongly focuses on 12th & Midtown, a 25-acre, $5 billion mixed-use development in Midtown, Atlanta. Shirley is responsible for the Retail Component, which is being developed in seven phases and will ultimately feature more than 500,000 square feet of flagship quality retail space. To date, Shirley has been instrumental in bringing an impressive line-up of world-class tenants to Midtown, including CB2, STK, Cucina Asellina, RA Sushi, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Exhale Spa, Mi Cocina, Ribalta, Princi Italia and Steel. All of these tenants have been thoughtfully targeted for their unique appeal to the Atlanta market in general as well as their compatibility with the dynamic Midtown demographic. The genesis of this vision stemmed from the desire to lay the foundation for Midtown to become a major regional, shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Shirley’s unique vision for urban street-level retail is exemplified throughout Midtown in Selig’s award winning projects including 12th & Midtown, The Plaza Midtown and Brookwood Place on Peachtree, which have helped establish Midtown as one of Atlanta’s most desired areas to do business.
In addition to overseeing a portion of Selig’s retail portfolio, Shirley has been periodically engaged by third party clients, including Wood Partners, Equity Office and Paces Properties, for her retail expertise and unique approach to branding and merchandising. Shirley was retained by Paces Properties in 1996 to oversee the remerchandising of Vinings Jubilee, a lifestyle center development, which culminated in the creation of one of Atlanta’s premier shopping destinations.
During her tenure at Selig, Shirley has been actively involved with various professional and real estate trade organizations. Considered an industry leader, Shirley has consistently maintained a commitment to excellence in all aspects of the commercial real estate profession.
Shirley earned a Bachelor of Arts from Marshall University.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.John D. Rockefeller
James A. Saine
Jim Saine serves as Vice President, Office and Industrial, and has been with Selig Enterprises, Inc. since 1992. In his current role, Jim holds direct leasing responsibilities for more than 1,200,000 square feet of office and 3,000,000 square feet of commercial and industrial space. He has consistently maintained exceptionally high occupancy and his notable projects include assisting in the identification and acquisition more than 1 million square feet of industrial space in the West Midtown / Chattahoochee submarket; releasing 75 Marietta and 84 Walton after a 115,000 square-foot historic renovation; and 23,000 square feet for Emory University School of Medicine at Emory Commons.
Jim previously worked for Synco Properties, Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina based Real Estate Syndicator. As District Vice President and later as Regional Vice President, Jim was involved in all aspects of this business, with particular emphasis on leasing and property management for Office Properties located in Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.
Jim is actively involved in the commercial real estate community. He is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Georgia Chapter; CORENET Gobal, Georgia Chapter; Georgia Real Estate Commission, Licensed Broker; North Carolina Real Estate Commission, Licensed Broker; Tennessee Real Estate Commission, Licensed Broker; National Association of Office Properties (NAIOP); Council for Quality Growth; Central Atlanta Progress; and a member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
You can observe a lot by watching.Yogi Berra
Kent Walker serves as Vice President and has been employed with Selig Enterprises since 1977. In this position, Kent is responsible for the leasing of Selig’s 5,000,000 square foot Industrial Portfolio. Kent, on occasion, also represents third parties in a brokerage capacity.
Kent is actively involved with several professional organizations: he is an Associate Member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), has served on the NAIOP Forum for Industrial Development, and is an Affiliate Member of the Society of Industrial Office Realtors (SIOR). Kent has also been recognized as a million dollar producer by NAIOP for several years. Additionally, he serves as a Board Member for the Fulton Industrial Community Improvement District.
Kent received an A.A. from Georgia Military College, a BBA in Real Estate from Georgia State University and a JD from Atlanta Law School. Kent is a member of the Georgia Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
And though she be but little, she is fierceWilliam Shakespeare
Mindy Selig is Vice President, Leasing Associate at Selig Enterprises and has been with the company since 1997. She is currently responsible for helping lease Selig’s 4,000,000 square foot retail portfolio.
Mindy has been involved in the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors, where she was named a Top 5 Producer in 1996; International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta (CREW). Prior to working at Selig, Mindy was employed at Cushman & Wakefield and Branch / Regency in a Retail Leasing capacity.
Mindy is actively involved in many aspects of the community and serves on the Boards of Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta (JFGA).
Mindy earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University.
Lose your dreams and you will lose your mind...Rolling Stones
Philip Rodbell is Assistant Vice President specializing in Development, Acquisitions and Finance. He is responsible for monitoring and reviewing Selig’s portfolio of more than 12 million square feet of industrial, office and retail properties.
An Atlanta native, Philip has worked in commercial real estate since 1997. Prior to joining Selig Enterprises in 2006, Philip was a Financial Analyst at Cousins Properties where he assisted with the development of outdoor lifestyle retail centers. Prior to Cousins, Philip worked on acquisitions and dispositions at Duke Realty Corporation. Preceding Duke, Philip was a Relationship Underwriter for commercial real estate at Bank of America in McLean, Virginia.
Philip is an Urban Land Institute Center for Leadership graduate. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.