The Commercial Council Board of Directors governs the business, affairs and policies of the MAAR Commercial Council. Among its directors, the Board includes one member of the MAAR Board of Directors, as designated by the MAAR President, and representatives from each of the following Institute Affiliate Chapters:

  • Memphis Metro CCIM Chapter
  • IREM Memphis Chapter
  • RLI Tennessee Chapter
  • SIOR Memphis Chapter

Terms for the Board of Directors is two years for elected Directors and one year for all other Directors. 

The staff liaison for the Commercial Council Board of Directors is Ken Scroggs.

2020 Board of Directors

Director Name


Office Contact

Luke Jensen
Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors 901.366.6070
Alex Stringfellow
Colliers International 901.375.4800
Jack Steffner
Vice President
Newmark Grubb Memphis 901.761.1717
Jeff Higdon
Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors 901.683.0808
Shawn Massey
Past President
The Shopping Center Group 901.869.2720
Jason Polley
Director Liaison
StoneCrest Investments 901.751.5411
Catherine Anderson
Crye-Leike Commercial 901.758.5670
Jonathan Aur
Boyle Investment Company 901.767.0100
Austin Ehrat
CBRE 901.528.1000
Roger McLemore
Makowsky Ringel Greenberg 901.683.2220
Robert Downey
CCIM Representative
Service Master 901.597.1433
Pamela Anderson
IREM Representative
Stella Maris Property Management 901.507.3423
Bob Turner
RLI Representative
Southern Properties 901.755.7708
Elliot Embry
SIOR Representative
NAI Saig Company 901.526.3100

Commercial Council Board of Directors Past Presidents

 Past President

 Year Served

Shawn Massey  Immediate Past President
 Les Binkley  2018
 Terry Radford  2017
 Tony Argiro  2016
 Bob Turner  2015
 Tanis Hackmeyer  2014
 Greg deWitt  2013
 John Mercer  2012
 Ron Riley  2011
 Wyatt Aiken  2010
 Irvin Skopp  2009
 Steve Guinn  2008
 Bayard Snowden  2007
 Jon Albright  2006
Joel Fulmer  2005
Joe Steffner  2004


Commercial Council Board of Directors