meet TONY



O:  614.943.8343

C:  330.732.7250

Tony Carosello joined LOCATION. Commercial Real Estate as Managing Director of the firm’s Ohio office. Tony is a seasoned retail executive with more than 23 years of Real Estate and Finance experience in the industry, holding positions of increased responsibility and leading growth initiatives in multiple retail chains. At LOCATION., Tony will spearhead the firm’s expansion efforts, focusing on tenant representation, landlord representation, business development, and sourcing brokerage and advisory opportunities.

Carosello began his career in Finance at JOANN in 2000. Over the following five years, he held roles in Financial and Strategic Planning, and Real Estate Analysis, before transitioning to the Real Estate team in 2005. Over the years, Carosello held multiple roles within the department culminating in his promotion to Vice President of Real Estate in 2014. In 2016, Carosello joined Shoe Carnival, spearheading their national expansion. During his tenure, he was instrumental in executing the company’s new store growth and aggressive remodel programs, as well as implementing internal processes. 



 In June 2021, Carosello rejoined JOANN as Vice President of Real Estate to lead their relocation and store optimization strategy, as well as their lease restructure program.

Tony is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH where he earned his BSBA with a major in Finance and has an MBA from Cleveland State University with a concentration in Accounting. Outside of his professional life, he enjoys spending time with his wife Michele and their three children.


The Millionaire Next Door

by Thomas J. Stanley + William D. Danko


favorite quote:

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

-winston s. churchill

want to connect with tony?