Since founding MG Properties Group in 1992, Mark has overseen the acquisition, development and management of 90 properties totaling over 16,000 units. As President, he has guided the growth of MG Properties Group, raising money for new investment partnerships and overseeing the renovation, lease-up and property management of the company's portfolio of value-add communities. Prior to forming MG Properties, Mark was a tax specialist for five years with international accounting firms Ernst & Whinney and Touche Ross and worked for six years in senior financial management positions with Hybritech Incorporated and Solar Turbines Corporation. In 2006, Mark was selected as a finalist in the Ernst& Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. He serves on the Executive Board of the USD Burnham Moores Real Estate School, is a member of the National Multi Housing Counsel Board of Directors and SD Economic Development Corporation Strategic Round Table, and has served on many charitable boards. He has been a speaker at numerous industry events. He graduated with a degree in Business from Drexel University in 1979 and became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 1981 and a California licensed Real Estate Broker in 1990.
Paul joined MG Properties Group in 2010 and is responsible for the firm's acquisition, disposition, and capital markets activities. At MG, he has been involved with the purchase of approximately 12,000 units totaling $1.7 billion in total consideration. Paul has 17 years of experience in real estate private equity investment, capital markets, and corporate M&A. Prior to joining MG, he held various roles in commercial real estate debt and equity acquisitions, development, and financing. He has a background in corporate M&A and venture capital investing at Northrop Grumman (NOC). Paul holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Patti joined MG Properties in May 2005 and has 25 years of operations and asset management experience in the multi-family housing industry. Prior to joining MG, Patti spent six years as a Senior Regional Manager for Equity Residential, one of the largest apartment owners in the United States, and 10 years working in various property and asset management capacities including President of the Management Division for a privately held property management/investment organization in Santa Barbara. Patti is a Certified Property Manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management and received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Communications from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Joe is a 2015 addition to MG Properties Group, responsible for directing the financial and fiscal management of company Operations, including budgeting, treasury, tax, accounting, information technology, risk management and insurance. Prior to joining MG, Joe was the CFO and Director of Development with ColRich, a diversified privately held Real Estate company, specializing in Apartment investment, ownership, construction and management (9,400 units), land development and home building in the Western U.S. Joe’s real estate experience also includes being the COO/CFO of Florsheim Homes, a Northern California based homebuilder/developer, with operations in CA and NV, from 2006 - 2011. Joe was also the CFO for Shea Homes San Diego from 2001-2006 and worked for the international firm Deloitte & Touche. Joe earned his BBA in Accounting and MBA from the University of San Diego. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant, in addition to possessing a California Real Estate Brokers and General Contractors License. Joe is the chairman of the Residential Real Estate Committee for Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate. Recognized as an industry expert, Joe has been a frequent contributor on CNBC television, discussing the housing and real estate markets.
Jeff has a long history with MG Properties Group and is responsible for investment transactions, investment strategies and partner relations. Jeff was previously an Asset Manager and was responsible for operational strategies as well as ensuring optimum performance for the portfolio. During his tenure with the company, Jeff has also served in regional management and onsite property management roles. Prior to joining MG Properties Group, Jeff worked in apartment investment sales at CBRE, a fortune 500 company, where he oversaw the sale of over $500 million in multifamily properties. Jeff graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in finance and management while also completing an internship at Berkadia Real Estate Advisors. He later earned a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of San Diego Burnham Moores School of Real Estate. Jeff holds a California Real Estate Broker license and LEED Green certification.
Melise has been with MG Properties since June 1998 and has over 25 years of experience in multi-family property management and condominium conversion. She has managed and overseen multifamily portfolios of up to 12,000 apartment homes throughout the western United States, which included properties as large as 1,100 units. Melise is a Certified Property Manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management. She is a member and instructor with the San Diego County Apartment Association, the California Apartment Association, the National Apartment Association and the North County Managers Association.
Marc has over 25 years of real estate development, value-add repositioning, land use and entitlement processing and construction oversight experience. Prior to joining MG Properties in 2006, Marc owned and managed his own successful real estate development firm specializing asset repositioning and build to suit opportunities in in the Arizona and Southern California markets. Marc graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Arizona.
Bernadette has over 30 years of experience in Human Resources Management. Her successful track record includes creating and overseeing employee relations procedures, training and development, compensation and benefits administration, employee safety and health, regulatory compliance and managing organizational change processes. Bernadette has served in a leadership role for a broad spectrum of service industries including high-end design for commercial interiors and model homes for master-planned communities, hospitality, retail and healthcare.
Lane joined MG Properties Group in August 2005. He has 17 years of multifamily real estate investment experience representing $1.6 billion in transactions totaling nearly 19,000 units. While at MGPG, Lane has completed 48 acquisition and refinance transactions. Today, he is responsible for the company’s commitment to its investors through excellence in Investment Management, which integrates investment performance analysis with strategic investment decisions across the company’s owned portfolio and new acquisitions. Prior to joining MGPG, he was a multifamily investment associate at CB Richard Ellis for 7 years where he worked on 37 closed transactions. He is a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of the Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with an MBA in Finance. He holds a bachelor degree with Phi Beta Kappa honors in Geography from the University of Kansas.
Kavita has been with MG Properties Group since 2005 and oversees Investor Relations and is also Executive Assistant to Founder and CEO, Mark Gleiberman. She is responsible for all communications and administrative oversight to MG Properties’ 600 investors. Prior to joining MG Properties Group, Kavita worked in a retail leasing brokerage firm in San Francisco from 2000 - 2004. Kavita has a BS degree from Mt. Carmel College in India. For questions about your MG investments, please contact: Kavita Agarwal Director, Investor Relations 858.366.6500 Kavita@mgproperties.com