Vice President of Development
Mark joined PLK in 2015 and successfully originated the company’s development division. He is responsible for leading all stages of development projects, from concept through completion.
Mark specializes in residential and mixed-use asset types. He has developed or acquired thousands of housing units and has provided solutions to many complex land use problems through strategic expertise.
Mark has an extensive background directing a variety of development projects in multiple states including multi-family rental communities, for-sale lifestyle communities, and senior living communities. He has represented ownership interests on asset operations, adaptive reuse projects, and public/private partnerships. In addition to this, Mark has negotiated note purchases involving foreclosure proceedings and other legal settlements.
Most recently, prior to joining PLK, Mark invested over $215MM in rental housing as a managing officer of a national REIT. He also spent 7 years at Miller Valentine Group as the Acquisitions and Development Manager. His career also includes planning and development administration in two government jurisdictions, site design, aviation planning/design, and master/comprehensive planning.
Mark is a 2000 graduate of the College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati where he earned a Bachelor of Urban Planning.