Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)

On Thursday, January 19th, leaders from Maine's real estate, construction, architectural, banking and legal communities will gather to learn about economic projections for the industry.  Check out the agenda, and please join us at MEREDA.

Malone Commercial Brokers will be exhibiting at MEREDA's Annual Member Showcase, so stop by our Booth #3 on January 19th at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland. 

Mark Malone Attends ICSC National Deal Making NYC

Mark Malone attended this year’s ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) New York National Deal Making conference held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, December 5 & 6th.  The conference’s key note presentation was given by Kevin Plank, Founder and CEO of Under Armour.  It was reported there was record attendance this year with some 10,000 developers, retailers, brokers and other retail real estate professionals attending.


Kevin Fletcher Appointed to NAR Commercial Committee

Kevin Fletcher, CCIM, Associate Broker for Malone Commercial Brokers, has accepted an appointment to the National Association of Realtors®’ Commercial Committee.  Kevin will begin his one-year term in November 2016 at the conclusion of the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The committee works to identify, review, analyze and recommend policies addressing commercial real estate industry issues and trends.

“I’m excited and honored to serve on the Commercial Committee in 2017 to contribute to the decision-making process and help shape the direction of the association and its policies,” said Kevin. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to take on this leadership role.”

Kevin’s role on the committee will help bring value and benefit to the association’s 1.2 million members, the nation’s 75 million real property owners and the individuals striving to achieve homeownership,” said 2017 NAR President Bill Brown of Oakland, California, who made the appointment. “I know Kevin cares deeply about our profession, industry and the clients we serve and will help guide us forward; I am proud to have him serve.”

Peter Harrington Elected VP of MAR

Peter Harrington, Partner & Associate Broker for Malone Commercial Brokers, has been elected Vice President of the Maine Association of Realtors (MAR).  Peter was inducted during MAR’s 2016 Convention & Trade Show held October 4-6, 2016 at the Sunday River Grand Summit Hotel in Newry, Maine.

It was highly acknowledged and recognized throughout the convention that Peter is the first commercial realtor to serve in this capacity in Maine. Peter has over 25 years of experience in Maine commercial real estate.  He focuses on leasing and sales in the Greater Portland market.

Lucille Holt-Sottery Joins Malone Commercial Brokers

Lucille Holt-Sottery has joined the firm as Vice President of Operations and Business Development.


This union brings innovative synergistic energy, and a unique business opportunity to Malone, its clients and its brokers.

“I am excited to work and collaborate with the Malone team agents and clients” said Holt-Sottery. “We are combining my 30 year Real Estate Career with the historic achievements of Malone Commercial Real Estate Brokers, the most connected local commercial brokerage firm in Portland. This business model creates unique opportunities that will enhance our business strategies and culture at Malone. “This platform gives me the advantage to leverage my experience and insights to further achieve our identified key growth areas & factors” said Holt-Sottery.

Prior to joining Malone, Ms. Holt-Sottery founded, Collaborations. Collaborations is a highly successful business and career Development Company. Collaborations takes an idea from incubation, formulates business and strategic planning, marketing and product development.  Also utilizing 30 years of Real Estate experience, management and leadership skills Ms. Holt Sottery developed a real estate consulting and referral network for buyers, sellers and investors. Collaborations will operate as a separate entity under the Malone Brand.

Malone Commercial Brokers was originally founded in 1970 by Ronald Malone as The Malone Agency and in 1984 became exclusively a commercial firm as it is today. The firm is currently owned by Ronald’s sons Joe and Mark Malone. Malone is a locally-owned historic sales leader in Maine commercial real estate brokerage. Over four decades of transactions later, Malone Commercial Brokers is the preeminent boutique firm specializing in Maine commercial and investment real estate. Malone Brokers have savvy and the market knowledge for the most innovative consumer.

“Mark and I are looking forward to an exceptional future. We are committed to enhancing our local community of business owners, investors and developers. We believe that this new business platform is innovative and exciting; it offers a unique way to serve our agents and our clients. Ms. Holt-Sottery can work with individuals beyond the acquisition of space and create a business platform that offers and supports stability, investment and expansion opportunities for multiple profit centers to build wealth”, said Joe Malone, president of Malone Commercial Brokers.

Ms. Holt-Sottery is a Member of the Maine Association of Realtors, The Greater Portland Board of Realtors in which she was President, The National Association of Realtors, Graduate Realtors Institute. Also giving back to the community is a key factor in aligning with a local firm as Malone. Together we can do more.

Lucille can be reached at 207-772-2422 or

Visit Us at the Maine B2B Trade Show


Stop by our booth (#502) at the Maine B2B Show (the continuation and expansion of the Androscoggin Business to Business Trade Show).  Since it began 20 years ago, it has become the largest business networking event in the State of Maine.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: The Androscoggin Bank Colisee

This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.  See you there!  Register here to attend

2016 BOMA International Conference


Mark Malone, CCIM is attending the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s 2016 Medical Office Buildings + Healthcare Real Estate Conference. 

The conference begins May 3rd in Orlando, Florida and runs through May 5th.   There are featured speakers from both healthcare and real estate sectors along with keynote and general sessions and panel presentations.