With over thirty years of experience in the commercial and investment real estate field, Mark has successfully assisted a wide range of business owners, private and public companies, as well as non-profit organizations, in successfully leasing millions of square feet of commercial, industrial and life sciences space. Mark began his real estate career with Trammell Crow Company as a leasing agent in Charlotte, NC, where he became one of the companies top leasing agents through pulling together a 390,000 SF build-to-suit lease with IBM.
Later, he joined The Neenan Company where he held a variety of leadership roles over a twelve year period. This experience gave him a deep understanding of architecture, construction, lean building, energy efficiency, project finance and asset management. One of his most significant accomplishments while with Neenan was the lead role he played in the development of the Orthopaedic Center of the Rockies in Fort Collins.
In addition to his leasing and development expertise, Mark is a highly knowledgeable and skilled investment advisor. He has assisted hundreds of 1031 Exchangors in finding and securing replacement properties to defer tax liabilities while creating reliable cash flow from income producing real estate.
Mark holds an MBA degree from the Colgate Darden School at the University of Virginia and a BS Degree from the University of Missouri in Public Administration. He is a graduate of Authentic Leadership Program at Naropa University, and has done advanced studies in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado. In 2010, Mark achieved LEED Green Associate certification through the U.S. Green Building Council, and he has presented to the Colorado Chapter of the USGBC and the Colorado Green Building Guild on “The Greening of Commercial Real Estate.”
Mark is a former U.S. Marine infantry officer, having attained the rank of Captain. He is a graduate of the Leadership Fort Collins Class and served on the City of Fort Collins Water Board for four years. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Commercial Brokers of Boulder. For relaxation he enjoys hiking, yoga, home-brewing Kombucha, and a wide range of reading.
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