Marketing and PR Director
Melissa Schastok joined Zeller Realty Group in 2006 and is now the Marketing Director, overseeing the marketing and public relations for the corporate office and the ZRG portfolio.
focuses on the Zeller Realty Group
(ZRG) brand identity and public image, promoting the projects, developments and extraordinary personnel company-wide.
Ms. Schastok is the liaison between the media and ZRG, ensuring that the company is well-represented and favorably portrayed in print and online articles.
Ms. Schastok was the project coordinator for the 2013 corporate website redevelopment, serves as web master for the corporate and individual property websites in Chicago, and led the implementation of new software for the Capital Markets team.
also designs marketing materials, advertisements and brochures, plans events and curates the public art collections at our properties in Chicago, Illinois.
Since joining ZRG in 2006, Ms. Schastok has been involved in many aspects of the company, including but not limited to investor reporting, leasing, asset management, acquisition due diligence, public art, investor relations and planning large-scale events.
Prior to ZRG, Ms. Schastok worked in customer service at the Baker, Knapp & Tubbs furniture showroom in Chicago and as the design assistant for an interior designer.
Ms. Schastok graduated cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Fine and Studio Arts while competing as a varsity athlete.
She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois and a Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance.
Ms. Schastok is a competitive sailor, having raced in ten consecutive Chicago to Mackinac Races.
has competed with various sailing teams in Chicago since relocating in 2004; in 2012 her
team won the Farr 40 Corinthian World Championships.