Martin A. Mayer
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Martin A. Mayer, President & CEO, Stirling Properties
Marty Mayer serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Stirling Properties.
Mr. Mayer is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and currently serves on its Worlwide Board of Trustees and is currently the Vice President ofthe Southern Division. He is also on the ICSC Government Relations Advisory Committee, ICSC Open Air Center Committee and served as Co-Chairman of that committee from 2008 to 2010. He has previously served as the ICSC Louisiana State Director and the Louisiana State Operations Director.
Mr. Mayer is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and 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. At that time, he became the first Chairman from the Northshore. He is currently on the Executive Committee of GNO, on the Airport Committee and also serves on its Super Region Committee and chairs the Sustainable Industries Initiative. Mr. Mayer has also been selected to be 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 beginning in 2014.
Mr. Mayer serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation and is also a former Executive Committee member of the Louisiana Committee of 100.
In addition, Mr. Mayer served as a past Chairman of the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce and on the Executive Committee of the Northshore Business Council. He is also a past Commissioner of the St. Tammany Economic Development District and served as Chair for the St. Tammany Economic Development Task Force for Parish President Pat Brister.
Mr. Mayer was selected to be one of the 50 representatives statewide to join Governor Bobby Jindal’s Ethics Transition Advisory Council and was appointed by the Governor to the Board of Commerce and Industry for the State of Louisiana.
In 2013, Mr. Mayer was honored by the Young Leadership Council of New Orleans as one of the Top 25 Role Models of the Year.He is also a member of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Rathbone Society. Mr. Mayer received his BSME and an MBA in Finance from Tulane University.