Michael M. Rue - Photo

Michael M. Rue
CEO, Founder

J. Casey Rue - Photo

J. Casey Rue



Michael M. Rue,

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marketplace Properties. He previously served as Assistant General Counsel at Vons Grocery Company and as Executive Vice President at Westar Associates.

Mike earned a B.B.A. from Loyola University in Los Angeles and a J.D. degree, from Loyola University School of Law.

He has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University, New Orleans since 2004, and has served as its chairman since October 2012.

Mike also helped start and is an owner of The Bruery, a boutique craft brewery specializing in barrel aged and experimental ales.  In addition he helped start and is co-owner of Common Areas, a real estate and facilities management software company..

Michael is also a long time member of Vistage (25+ years), ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), the California State Bar and is a California Real Estate Broker.

J. Casey Rue

Casey has worked for Marketplace for over 15 years. During that time has held the roles of Project Coordinator, Property Manager, Construction Manager, Director of Acquisition, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  He has contributed to the development and asset management of over 750,000 square feet of retail space at a market value of over $130 million.

Casey is also the Founder and CEO of Common Areas, the ultimate get stuff done application.  Common Areas is a free and easy-to-use application for desktop or mobile that gives its users, and anyone they work with, everything needed to organize their work and communicate with clarity and pinpoint accuracy.  It empowers them with text, images and geotargeting to clearly set expectations and provide feedback on progress, so they're always up to speed and know that everyone is on the same page.

Casey is a long time member of Vistage (10+ years) and ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers.)