Mark Bahiri co-founded Emerald Creek Capital and serves as Co-Chairman of its Investment Committee in addition to managing debt origination and the administration of the firm’s loan portfolio.
Prior to co-founding Emerald Creek in 2009, Mr. Bahiri spent four years at Madison Realty Capital. As a Senior Partner at Madison, he originated and managed a credit portfolio of over $350 million. Mr. Bahiri served on the Loan Committee and was responsible for analyzing, structuring and ultimately, approving each transaction. He began his career managing both family and accredited investor funds in senior secured debt financing, working at a privately held asset management firm.
Mr. Bahiri’s investment strategies and preservation of capital approach have yielded consistent, positive returns throughout his career. In total, he has been directly involved in the structuring, servicing and closing of over $4 billion in alternative debt issuance.
Mr. Bahiri graduated with honors from Champlain College with a B.S. in Business and Finance. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children. Mr. Bahiri is a die-hard Knicks fan and enjoys playing tennis.