Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs | Encore Enterprises
Mark Avis is a Senior Vice President of Encore Enterprises, Inc. & the Executive Director of Encore Equities and reports directly to Patrick Barber, President and CEO of Encore. Mr. Avis is a vetted real estate professional with over 25 years of finance, acquisition, and the development – repositioning of assets. Mr. Avis has successfully sourced, closed and developed more than $750 million in transactions, in leadership roles for both public and private real estate investment firms, with some being Principal roles. Assets types have included land, multi-family, residential and hospitality on a nationwide basis. Mr. Avis is known for his creative yet straight-forward approach to dealing with complex transactions and structuring partnerships. Mr. Avis’ responsibilities include equities, transactions, development, construction, special projects and working with Encore’s Board and providing operational support to the Division Presidents. Specific duties include vetting new capital relationships and JV structures, reviewing all projects prior to Investment Committee, verifying that proper structures are done for Encore and its investors, and insuring that each decision maintains the mission and objectives of the company.
Mr. Avis graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in finance, and received his MBA in Real Estate Finance from DePaul University. He also holds Series 7, Series 66 and Series 24 licenses.