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Current Responsibilities

Mark specializes in assisting clients with lease and debt restructuring to help enhance their business operations.

With more than 20 years of experience, Mark has held leadership roles in development and operating companies as well as investment and consulting firms. He has in-depth knowledge of the real estate industry and a track record of success improving operations, raising investment funds, capital restructuring, lease restructuring and loan workouts resulting in increased investment value. Throughout his career, Mark has developed, managed and restructured commercial, residential, resort and retail assets worth more than $1.0 billion.


Experience

Mark joined JLL as part of the firm’s acquisition of HMS.  Prior to HMS, Mark was President of The K. James Companies where he managed all aspects of this real estate investment and development business with a portfolio consisting of commercial and medical office, retail centers, primary and secondary residential communities and golf courses.

Prior to this, Mark was a Principal at the private equity firm Catalyst Equity Partners, which focused on turnaround and distressed equity and debt investments in middle market consumer goods and manufacturing companies. Previously, Mark was a Manager in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at Brunswick Corporation with responsibility for sourcing, analyzing, negotiating and executing corporate acquisitions, alliances, and divestitures. Mark began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP as a management consultant gaining experience in the manufacturing, consumer goods and financial services industries.

Education and Affiliations

 

  • Northwestern, Kellogg, MBA; Lehigh, BA
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Advisory board, Home Abroad, residential development fund, Beijing China
  • Member, Association for Corporate Growth
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • San Francisco Guardsmen, a charitable organization​