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Michael St. John Brings a Fresh Perspective to DLC Management Corp. as the New Vice President of Marketing

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(Elmsford, NY) – DLC Management Corp, a leading national owner and operator of open-air shopping centers is pleased to announce that Michael St. John has joined the team as Vice President of Marketing. St. John will immediately assume senior responsibility and oversee all aspects of marketing.

Michael St. John has a vast array of marketing experience. Prior to joining DLC, St. John held a leadership position as Head of Marketing & Insights for Maersk. He also has led blue chip consumer brands for Unilever.  St. John said, “I have always been passionate about retail and am also interested in real estate. Marketing at DLC is the perfect marriage of my interests and expertise.” In his new role at DLC, St. John will use his consumer & business marketing expertise to craft a compelling brand strategy that differentiates DLC in marketplace.

I wanted to be at a company that is entrepreneurial and focused on growth. DLC is well positioned for growth and understands the future of retail in a changing commercial real estate market. DLC leadership has strong convictions in their beliefs, with the industry knowledge to back it up, which is very inspiring. – Michael St. John

COO, Chris Ressa, strategically opened the hiring search to candidates outside of retail real estate. After speaking with marketing experts from other industries, Ressa was inspired by the possibility of bringing in a fresh perspective. Ressa said, “DLC is in an exciting period of evolution, and we’re thrilled for Michael to join the team. As retail real estate evolves, Mike’s experiences, along with the rest of the DLC Team, should be able to help accelerate our growth.”

When St. John was asked to describe the DLC team culture, he said, “DLC is very collaborative, and the team has passion, pride and expertise. DLC leadership makes it a priority to create a family environment and is dedicated to the wellbeing and enrichment of the team.”

DLC Management Corp continues to show its commitment to building a strong and talented team to serve its tenants, partners, and clients. The company knows that people are its most vital asset and the primary source of its #success. DLC continues to search for passionate individuals with a take-on-anything attitude to join its team. For more information on other great opportunities at DLC, please visit:

About DLC Management Corporation

DLC Management Corporation is one of the nation’s preeminent private retail real estate companies, with expertise in acquisitions, new developments, redevelopments, leasing, and management. Headquartered in New York, DLC has regional offices in Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington, DC. For additional information about DLC Management Corporation and its portfolio, please visit

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