Being in business for over 50 years, our firm is deeply entrenched in the Memphis real estate community. At present, our portfolio contains approximately 40 select commercial properties totaling approximately half a million square feet., along with handful of high-end residential units. Our main focus since 1996 has been to create and find investment projects for our capital investment clients and increase our management portfolio with select retail and office properties.
Malkin Management & Investment Company, Inc. has been in the real estate business since 1958 operating first as a division of Olswanger & Michel, Inc. Realtors and then forming its own Management Entity in 1972, the Olswanger & Michel Rental Agency, Inc. The name changed to Malkin Management & Investment Company, Inc. (MMIC, Inc.) when Arthur S. Malkin acquired the company late 1996. Throughout that time, we have managed all aspects of real estate with our current focus being on commercial properties such as small office and retail strip centers. In May 2000, we also took over Messinger Realty Company, a commercial real estate firm in business since 1966. Principals of Messinger, Berny and Jurdon Messinger retired from Real estate in 2001.
The company holds real estate licenses in both Tennessee and Mississippi. It is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Memphis Area Association Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and MAAR Commercial Alliance. Arthur S. Malkin, Principal Broker and President of the firm, is currently a candidate for the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation. He was also a founding board member on the Memphis Area Association of Realtors Commercial Council. He has been in the real estate business since 1989 and with the company since 1994. Janet Slawson, CPM, ARM and our Senior Vice President, has been a property manager with the firm since 1983. She has earned national designations from the Institute of Real Estate Management as both an Accredited Residential Manager and a Certified Property Manager. She is also the past president of the local chapter for the Institute of Real Estate Management and a National Board Member. Arthur B. “Tim” Malkin, Jr., is Vice President Emeritus of development and investment projects. He has been investing in real estate since the 1960’s and has been a licensed real estate broker since 1987. Larry Mendelson came on board in June 2011 to help with Residential Development and Marketing and Commercial Leasing and tenant finishes. He has been in real estate for over 40 years, and has experience in commercial leasing, construction and homebuilding. In addition, Sam Notowich joined the firm in 2018 as a Realtor, Associate. Sam has a vast experience in sales, retail and the food service industry, including extensive knowledge or restaurant supply, setup and equipment. His focus is directed on utilizing his experience to help with sales, leasing, investments and property management.