Mark Bahiri has over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate finance industry. As a Managing Partner of Emerald Creek Capital, Mr. Bahiri is in charge of portfolio asset management and new debt issuance. He currently serves as Co-Chairman of the firm’s investment committee.
Mr. Bahiri has structured and closed over 500 transactions throughout his career, totaling over $3 billion in new debt issuance. His understanding of the underlying fundamentals and conservative approach to investing has consistently yielded his funds positive returns. Mr. Bahiri currently oversees a portfolio of $700 million in assets secured by commercial real estate across the country.
Prior to launching Emerald Creek Capital, Mr. Bahiri was a Senior Partner at Madison Realty Capital from 2005 until 2009. At Madison, he served on the loan committee and was responsible for analyzing, structuring, and ultimately approving each transaction. Mr. Bahiri began his career at Uragan Investment Corporation, a privately held asset management firm where he managed both family and accredited investor capital in senior secured debt financings. At Uragan, he gained extensive experience in underwriting and structuring commercial real estate deals which served as the foundation for his expertise and continued success. Mr. Bahiri graduated with honors from Champlain College with a B.S. in Business and Finance.