Neal Kleinman Biography
Neal Kleinman joined Macerich in 2012 and has nearly 30 years of progressive experience in property and asset management. He manages relationships and budgets and negotiates contracts with all national operating vendors, from janitorial and environmental to vertical transportation and security. He also oversees all aspects of real estate taxes, including tax appeals nationwide as necessary and ensures accurate budgeting of tax expense across the Macerich portfolio.
Mr. Kleinman manages the annual capital budgeting process to determine critical needs and dollar requirements on a property-by-property basis. Additionally, he works closely with the company’s sustainability group on utility expense control, utility futures purchasing and capital projects furthering Macerich’s sustainability and double materiality goals.
In his prior roles at Macerich, Mr. Kleinman held oversight of up to 25 regional malls, lifestyle centers and attached office buildings throughout Arizona and California and worked closely with marketing and operational partners to create and improve programs ranging from capital expense reporting to the standardization of various operating metrics to expense control initiatives.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego and his Master of Business Administration degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.