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Simon Property Group Appoints New Mall Manager to Livingston Mall

Irene Taub

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 • 11:48pm

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Simon Property Group, a leading global retail real estate company, recently appointed Luke Aeschliman of Bloomingdale, NJ to the position of mall manager at Livingston Mall in Livingston.

Aeschliman will utilize his asset management and retail real estate expertise to oversee Livingston Mall’s operations, local leasing, security, marketing and budget functions. As part of his new role, Aeschliman will also be responsible for forging mutually beneficial partnerships with the Livingston-area business community, as well as maintaining positive retailer to landlord relations in an effort to further advance the initiatives of the center.

Aeschliman brings a wealth of experience to his new assignment, having held various positions within Simon Property Group since 2007, most recently as general manager at Melbourne Square in Florida. During his time there, Aeschliman was instrumental in securing leasing deals with prominent local restaurateurs resulting in the addition of two dining establishments to the property’s retail mix. Prior to this, he served in the same capacity at Gulf View Square in Port Richey, FL and assistant manager at Lenox Square, a premier shopping destination in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his career with Simon Property Group as an accounts receivable analyst at the company’s corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.

Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Aeschliman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where he majored in finance real estate.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to lead the management team at Livingston Mall, a super-regional property with a family-focused environment,” commented Aeschliman. “The mall is very attractive from a management perspective and I look forward to building on the success already achieved here in the months and years to come.”

“We are pleased to welcome Luke to the Northeast region,” said Robert T. Guerra, regional vice president for Simon Property Group’s Northeast region. “His prior experience with Simon Property Group will serve him well and I look forward to the contributions he will make on behalf of Livingston Mall."

Livingston Mall is located at the intersection of Eisenhower Parkway and South Orange Avenues in Livingston, New Jersey, and managed by Simon Property Group, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.  A two-level, super-regional shopping center, Livingston Mall is anchored by Lord & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Macy’s and Sears and has more than 100 specialty stores as well as a new food court.  Additional Simon Property Group information is available at www.simon.com. Visit www.shoplivingstonmall.com for the latest mall events and retailer updates. Livingston Mall is on Facebook; check out www.facebook.com/LivingstonMall. Follow the mall on Twitter: @ShopLivington.

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