Marty Mayer has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Stirling Properties since 2002. Stirling Properties is one of the most diversified full-service commercial real estate companies in the country, utilizing a team of trusted experts in brokerage, development and redevelopment, acquisitions and investments, and property and asset management over a wide array of property types to deliver long-term value to our clients across the Gulf South region.
Mr. Mayer currently serves on the Worldwide Board of Trustees of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Chairs the ICSC PAC and is also on the ICSC Government Relations Advisory Committee, North American Leadership Team and the ICSC Open Air Center Committee which he served as Co-Chairman from 2008 to 2010.
Mr. Mayer is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and formerly served as Chairman of its Small Scale Development - Silver Council from 2007 to 2009. He also has served on the Executive Committee of the ULI Louisiana District Council.
Mr. Mayer is a former Chairman of Greater New Orleans, Inc., (GNO, Inc.), the economic development alliance serving the 10 parishes of Greater New Orleans. He currently chairs its Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy. In 2015, Mr. Mayer was elected to the Board of Directors of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI).
Mr. Mayer serves on the Board of Directors for the Bureau of Governmental Research, an independent research organization dedicated to informed public policy-making and the effective use of public resources for the improvement of government in the New Orleans metropolitan area. He is also a member of the IV 100—a group of individuals, foundations and corporations helping to drive The Idea Village’s efforts to create a self-sustaining entrepreneurial ecosystem in New Orleans by 2018.
Mr. Mayer serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation, is a former Commissioner on the St. Tammany Economic Development District and served as Chair on the St. Tammany Economic Development Task Force for Parish President Pat Brister.
In 2015 Mr. Mayer was inducted into the Junior Achievement of New Orleans’ Business Hall of Fame. Mr. Mayer has also been honored by the Young Leadership Council of New Orleans as one of the Top 25 Role Models of the Year in 2013.
Mr. Mayer received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans.