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Nai/Koella Appoints Mary Ellen Kilburn as Senior Advisor



Commercial real estate agency NAI Koella | RM Moore has announced that it has appointed industry professional Mary Ellen Kilburn as Senior Advisor.

Kilburn will specialize in retail, hospitality and entertainment projects in the Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg communities where she has previously worked managing sales, leasing and family entertainment development projects.

Prior to joining NAI Koella | RM Moore, Kilburn worked as a Senior Associate with Avison Young where she served as the firm’s specialist in retail, entertainment and hospitality properties. Kilburn also served as a Commercial Real Estate and Business Development Specialist for The Mountain Mile Entertainment District based in Pigeon Forge, where she managed a full range of daily operations including sales, marketing and leasing for commercial properties in East Tennessee and North Carolina, including national retail chains.

Kilburn is a member of the Tennessee Real Estate Commission, the International Conference of Shopping Centers and the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions. Prior to entering the commercial real estate industry, Kilburn held a variety of management and executive roles for food manufacturing and consumer food businesses including Frito-Lay and Harvest Direct. 

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