Tampa, FL, April 29, 2015 – Marcus & Millichap announced that Sean Delaney, First Vice President Investments at Marcus & Millichap will expand the Mele Storage Group brand into the mid-western states. Sean will partner with Michael Mele; Senior Vice President Investments and founder of The Mele Group of Marcus & Millichap. Sean will serve as a broker, marketing self-storage properties in the firm’s Chicago office.

In the Mele Group, Sean is joining the industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced self-storage investment team. The Mele Group is comprised of the most qualified and highly driven individuals that specialize in investments and provide in-depth and relevant market analysis for self-storage owners and investors.

Sean Delaney joined Marcus & Millichap, the nation’s largest real estate investment services firm, in late 2003 specializing in self storage assets with a focus on the Midwest. In September 2005 he became an Associate of the Firm and in March 2007 reached Senior Associate status. In July 2012 he was promoted to Associate Vice President Investments then in July 2013, by vote of the managing directors, given the distinction of Vice President Investments. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap Sean played seven years of professional baseball for the Kansas City Royals and the Saint Paul Saints. Sean has successfully facilitated the purchase or sale of roughly $200 million in self storage properties. Mr. Delaney has been the recipient of the coveted Marcus & Millichap Sales Achievement plaque five times over the course of his career.

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With more than 1,000 investment professionals in offices nationwide, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services is the largest firm specializing in commercial real estate investment services in the nation. Marcus & Millichap closed 5,085 transactions in 2011, the highest of any commercial real estate brokerage firm. Founded in 1971, the firm has perfected a powerful system for marketing properties that combines product specialization, local market expertise, the industry’s most comprehensive research, state-of-the-art technology and relationships with the largest pool of qualified investors nationally.