Mary Ellen Kilburn

Agent/Broker at NAI Koella | RM Moore in Knoxville, TN

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NAI Koella | RM Moore

255 N Peters Road, Suite 101 Knoxville, TN 37923
865-531-6400 [Office]
865-567-8515 [Mobile]
865-777-3049 [Fax]

Mary Ellen 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, Tennessee 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.

Background & Experience

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. Kilburn graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Marketing. She has made Knoxville and East Tennessee her home for over 25 years.

Catylist Member since 2020

Property Types

All Property Types


Business Brokerage
Buyer Representation
Historic Properties
Site Selection

Social Media / Websites

Professional Organizations


Real Estate Licenses

Tennessee Real Estate License: 350637

Professional Licenses

Real Estate Brokerage


Bachelor, Marketing
Louisiana State University 1990

Completed Transactions

161 E Wears Valley Rd, Unit: 155
161 E Wears Valley Rd, Unit: 155
Lease Completed on 8/9/2022 – Undisclosed

5,000 SF, Shopping Center (Fashion/Specialty, Mixed Use, Net Leased, Outlet Center, Strip Center), Pigeon Forge, TN

2105 Callahan Dr
2105 Callahan Dr
Sale Completed on 7/28/2022 – $750,000

5.54 Acres, Vacant Land (Mobile Home Park, Multi-Family, Office, Residential (Single Family), Retail, Retail-Pad), Knoxville, TN

617 W Main St
617 W Main St
Sale Completed on 7/21/2022 – $4,400,000

66,974 SF, Office (Office Building), Knoxville, TN

Client: The Christman Company

2850 Parkway, Unit: 22
2850 Parkway, Unit: 22
Lease Completed on 5/13/2022 – Undisclosed

936 SF, Retail-Commercial (Mixed Use, Parking Facility, Street Retail, Tavern/Bar/Nightclub, Other), Pigeon Forge, TN

Client: Aveda Properties

161 E Wears Valley Rd, Unit: 1
161 E Wears Valley Rd, Unit: 1
Lease Completed on 3/14/2022 – Undisclosed

4,000 - 8,000 SF, Shopping Center (Fashion/Specialty, Mixed Use, Net Leased, Outlet Center, Strip Center), Pigeon Forge, TN

2655 Teaster LN, Unit: 235
2655 Teaster LN, Unit: 235
Lease Completed on 3/9/2022 – Undisclosed

1,087 SF, Shopping Center (Mixed Use), Pigeon Forge, TN

Client: The Spice and Tea Exchange

375 Kelsey Lane, Unit: 5
375 Kelsey Lane, Unit: 5
Lease Completed on 2/25/2022 – Undisclosed

1,748 SF, Retail-Commercial (Street Retail), Lenoir City, TN

Client: Smoothie King

0 Everett Rd.
0 Everett Rd.
Sale Completed on N/A – $735,000

34.10 Acres, Vacant Land (Agricultural, Retail, Other), Farragut, TN