Prior to joining Kroll, Mark served as a director of the Valuation department at GVA Donal O Buachalla and the Advisory department at JLL, where he was responsible for portfolio and pension fund valuations.
Mark has extensive experience in all areas of commercial real estate, including portfolio transactions, due diligence and risk assessment. He has provided strategic and valuation advice to all major lenders, restructuring professionals, private equity groups, property companies and institutions, mainly for secured lending and monitoring and statutory purposes.
His principal areas of expertise include investment advice, primarily focused on city center offices, retail and shopping centers along with residential and commercial development sites, primary care centers and nursing homes. In addition to advising on commercial and real estate investments, Mark has considerable experience in landlord and tenant related advisory services, lease negotiations, rent reviews and lease renewals.
Mark has provided valuation and investment advice to Ireland’s leading pension funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and qualifying investor alternative investment funds (QIAIFs), including Irish Life, State Street Global Advisors, IPUT and Green REIT.
Mark received a BSc in real estate management from Oxford Brookes University. He is a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (MSCSI), the Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (MRICS) and is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor and Registered Valuer. He is currently chair of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland’s (SCSI) Valuation Surveying Professional Group and sits on the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Working Group representing the Valuation Professional Group.