Mark W. McConnell
Mr. McConnell has over 27 years experience in commercial real estate investment, development, brokerage and corporate real estate. Most recently as Regional Director with First Industrial Realty Trust, Mr. McConnell was responsible for regional acquisitions, disposition, leasing and operations. During his four years with First Industrial, he grew the Baltimore / Washington, DC portfolio from 1.5 MSF to over 3.5 MSF through the acquisition and development of core, value-add and net-leased distribution and flex properties. Transaction value exceeded $250 million. Under Mr. McConnell’s direction the Baltimore / Washington, DC region consistently preformed in the top 20% of First Industrial offices nationwide.

Prior to First Industrial, Mr. McConnell was a partner with Whitehall Industrial Properties ("WIP"), an industrial, value-add redevelopment partnership that operated from Boston to Washington, DC, funded by Goldman Sachs. During his tenure with Whitehall, Mr. McConnell was responsible for acquiring 1.0 MSF in the Baltimore / Washington, DC market while leasing or selling in excess of 1.5 MSF portfolio wide. Transaction value exceeded $100 million and investor returns exceeded proforma on a total portfolio of 2.2 MSF.

Prior to Whitehall, Mr. McConnell served as Vice President of International Real Estate for Merrill Lynch representing the acquisition and disposition of the firm’s non-US offices totaling 4.3 MSF in 42 countries. Additionally, Mr. McConnell took on the position of Director of Real Estate and Corporate Services for Merrill Lynch Canada from 1999-2000 where he oversaw 121 offices nationwide and reduced the Canadian real estate overhead by over 8%.

Mr. McConnell holds a BS degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ with post graduate studies at New York University, School of Real Estate and is a LEED-AP.

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In addition to Mr. McConnell, Evergreen Property Trust utilizes the on-call expertise of highly skilled professional partners in the fields of brokerage, property management, architecture, engineering, construction, environmental, legal, risk management, financial analysis, accounting and finance. Our professional partnership structure allows EPT to operate with minimal overhead while receiving the highest quality professional service in the industry.

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