Steven joined Trademark in June 2014 with more than 31 years of experience in commercial real estate. Toppel oversees leasing for Trademark’s growing portfolio of lifestyle centers, malls, and mixed-use development projects.
He joins Trademark after 13 years with General Growth Properties, serving as Senior Director of Leasing since 2006. Prior experience includes Director of Leasing for The MGHerring Group/Trammell Crow Faison, Senior Leasing Representative for Clarion Realty Services in Dallas, as well as Vice President roles for real estate brokerage firms Davidson Conine Realty Advisors and Dunhill Partners, also in Dallas.
He is a Faculty member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and an instructor at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and John T. Riordan School in Scottsdale, AZ.
Additionally, Toppel has served as Commander, United States Navy (Reserve) since 1989, with several tours of duty including Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom/Noble Eagle-Philippines, and Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf.