Mark Taylor

Managing Director, Residential

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Mark is responsible for creating residential investment value by developing new and repositioning existing residential properties; and adapting non-residential structures for residential use. With over 35 years of experience, Mark has a successful track record with notable institutional and private equity partners for securing private equity investments in emerging markets that provide value-add or opportunistic return strategies.

Mark joined AREP in 2016, bringing a residential investment, development, and operational background across multiple asset classes nationwide - from rental communities (including significant mixed-use) condominiums & townhomes to municipal assets, including healthcare centers, charter schools, and cultural facilities.

Before joining AREP, Mark was the Operating Partner for Jair Lynch Development Partners, a Washington DC-based investment, development & advisory services firm. Specifically selected by the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) for this role, Mark was instrumental in growing the company into an institutional-grade platform that deployed over $100M in equity capital into emerging markets.

Prior to joining Jair Lynch, Mark started an urban-focused practice in Washington DC for The Bozzuto Group, a nationally recognized investment, development, construction & property management firm. Under Mark's leadership, he grew the operation to a 35 person team achieving a net income of $6M in its third year.

Mark holds degrees in Engineering and Business from the University of Colorado and the University of Denver. He has served on institutional boards and non-profits, including the Maryland Governor's Green Building Task Force, National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, Lambda Alpha International, Urban Land Institute, HomeAid DC, and Renaissance Housing Corporation.