Specialties: Capital Markets, including Development Financing, Investment Office & Industrial Sales, Senior Living development financing
Scope of Service Experience
Mark Robertson is Senior Vice President of the NAI Robert Lynn Investment Services Group. Based in Dallas, Mark is charged with institutional real estate accounts for the Group, in particular bringing debt and equity to clients, and sales of institutional quality properties.
Mark is particularly experienced in servicing the U.S. institutional and international real estate communities, as well the advising of major corporate clients in their strategic use decisions, the organization of corporate structures for real estate holding companies, and consulting in connection with registration of private placements and securitizations.
NAI RL Capital Markets works with institutions and private investors seeking to acquire, dispose of or finance/refinance their real estate holdings and portfolio strategy. NAI has completed more than $10 BB in investment sales annually in properties ranging from portfolios of lender owned real estate and non-performing loans, to major institutional office properties, single-tenant net leases, corporate headquarters, hotels, industrial parks, and multi-family properties.
Background & Experience
Mark was one of the founding members of Cushman & Wakefield’s Financial Services Group in the 1980’s. In the early 1990’s, he co-founded Cushman & Wakefield de Mexico, was the founding Managing Director and established a major presence for the firm with corporate America and international real estate finance in Mexico City, as well as founding three additional offices in the country. Frequently returning to the US, he soon joined, as a founding member, the Insignia/ESG Capital Advisors Group to continue his US institutional real estate career, and as well, he co-founded Insignia de Mexico.
Following the 9/11 tragedy, Robertson completed at Insignia a major portfolio disposition for Mack-Cali REIT and then founded his own investment and development firm, PRG Realty Group. Many properties and over a decade later, Mark has re-joined his previous Insignia family at NAI Global to resume serving institutional and corporate America globally.
He has concluded many of the largest real estate transactions in the region during his career and has been a leading figure in advising financial institutions, banks, and lender-owned assets and portfolios. At NAI RL Capital Markets, Robertson continues to be instrumental in creating capital for international portfolios and major new developments in the US.
Robertson is a Texas native and graduate of Baylor University and its Jaworski School of Law. He has lived in Dallas and worked in the national real estate arena there throughout his real estate career.
In addition to numerous seminars in real estate and law, both as attendee and speaker, his educational foundation was at Baylor University. Finance and marketing were focuses in the business school, while the law degree preferences were toward real estate, trusts and estates, and commercial transactions.
Professional Associations & Designations
Mark’s numerous affiliations and memberships have included Membership in the Urban Land Institute, International Affiliate SIOR, the Real Estate Council, and the State Bar of Texas. He has also served on the boards of Holy Trinity Catholic School, Greenway Parks HOA and memberships in charitable, non-profit and other professional organizations.