Mark Mercado, executive vice president of investment programs/operations at Capital Square, has a passion for making complex systems work efficiently. His specialties include product development, sales, closing, investor relations, acquisitions, key accounts, operations and due diligence. Mark additionally serves as the executive vice president, operations of Capital Square Apartment REIT, Inc.
Mark came to Capital Square after his time as vice president of private offerings at SmartStop Asset Management, where he supported sales and operations and also assisted with the launch of real estate investment trust (REIT) and Delaware statutory trust (DST) offerings. Earlier in his career, Mark acted as product manager of private offerings with a national real estate sponsor and as a tenant-in-common closing manager with Grubb & Ellis and its predecessor, Triple Net Properties. In the past 20 years, Mark has closed more than $3.5 billion in investor equity, and he has done so with honesty, transparency and an unstoppable work ethic.