|Sales Consultant, Construction Manager|
BACKGROUND: Mark received his real estate license in March of 2010 and promptly joined ERA Landmark Real Estate as a Sales Associate. Since 2003, Mark has been working as a project manager for local real estate developer Potter Clinton Development. He was a key contributor to dozens of extremely successful projects in Idaho and Montana. While there, Mark was involved in all facets of real estate development from land acquisition, master planning, entitlements, construction management, finance and marketing. Potter Clinton was involved in the master planning of The Knolls and The Highlands, and has been intimately involved with the projects since their conception. Mark continues to be a part of the team at Potter Clinton Development in addition to his role at ERA Landmark. His family is deeply rooted in Montana dating back to the mid 1800’s, so he has a wealth of knowledge regarding the Montana landscape, its history, and its people, both new and old.
COMPETITIVE EDGE: Having over a decade of experience in architecture, building construction, and real estate development, Mark understands all of the key components that make for successful purchase and sale of commercial, residential and recreational properties. Mark has developed an excellent working relationship with many local professional organizations and the governmental agencies of Bozeman, Belgrade and Gallatin County. Mark is extremely creative and that extends into all areas of his work. He prides himself on being able to find unique solutions to the many different challenges that buyers and sellers face.
EDUCATION: Mark attended architecture school at the University of Cincinnati for two years before transferring to Montana State University. While at MSU, he further explored architecture for two years before deciding to get his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology.
COMMUNITY SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT: Mark serves as the President for several local homeowners associations for which Potter Clinton was involved. Mark is also a member of the National, Montana and Gallatin Association of Realtors, Southwest Montana Multiple Listing Service, Southwest Montana Building Industry Association and Trout Unlimited. Mark has also volunteered his services to assist with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Gallatin Valley. Additionally, Mark recently assisted a local non-profit organization, HAVEN, Inc., to identify, master plan a purchase a site for their new facilities to protect victims of domestic violence. This was a unique collaboration between HAVEN, the City of Bozeman, and the Gallatin Valley Land Trust to expand the existing Bozeman Pond Park on the west side of town, while providing the new site for HAVEN directly adjacent to the expanded park.
PERSONAL: Mark and his wife Amy have two young boys, and are expecting a daughter in October of 2014! They are looking forward to the newest addition to the family. Mark is a passionate fly fisherman and fly tyer, and also enjoys rafting, camping, hiking, hunting, photography, art and spending time with friends and family.