Mark joined AREP in 2016, bringing a residential investment, development, and operational background across multiple asset classes nationwide - from rental communities (including significant mixed-use) condominiums & townhomes to municipal assets, including healthcare centers, charter schools, and cultural facilities.
Before joining AREP, Mark was the Operating Partner for Jair Lynch Development Partners, a Washington DC-based investment, development & advisory services firm. Specifically selected by the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) for this role, Mark was instrumental in growing the company into an institutional-grade platform that deployed over $100M in equity capital into emerging markets.
Prior to joining Jair Lynch, Mark started an urban-focused practice in Washington DC for The Bozzuto Group, a nationally recognized investment, development, construction & property management firm. Under Mark's leadership, he grew the operation to a 35 person team achieving a net income of $6M in its third year.
Mark holds degrees in Engineering and Business from the University of Colorado and the University of Denver. He has served on institutional boards and non-profits, including the Maryland Governor's Green Building Task Force, National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, Lambda Alpha International, Urban Land Institute, HomeAid DC, and Renaissance Housing Corporation.