Mark Ferris is Chief Operating Officer and a Partner at Bridge Commercial Real Estate (Bridge). He has extensive experience in commercial office real estate operations, asset management, landlord leasing, development, and construction.
Prior to joining Bridge, Mr. Ferris worked for 22 years at Hines, one of the largest real estate investment and management firms in the world with over $90B of assets under management. Mr. Ferris was responsible for over 2.2 MM square feet of mixed use commercial developments located in Atlanta with aggregate budgets exceeding $700MM from 2012 to 2017. Mr. Ferris was responsible for the operational and asset management of over 6.6 MM square feet of class A and B office assets valued at over $1.5B located in primary markets in the Southeast from 2008 to 2012.
Mr. Ferris served on and led the asset/property/construction/leasing teams of over 20 assets representing more than 12 MM square feet with over $300 MM in annual revenues in multiple markets in the Southeast, Midwest and Mountain regions of the US from 1994 to 2008.
Mr. Ferris has a proven track record of success in the repositioning and stabilization of assets while meeting or exceeding investor financial goals. He has been recognized with awards such as “Top Producer – Office” for office lease transactions from Atlanta NAIOP in 2012, “Power Broker” from Cleveland CoStar for Office Leasing Transactions in 2006. He has also participated as a panelist for ULI, BOMA, BisNow and NAIOP in areas of asset management, operations, and commercial development.
Mr. Ferris received his B.A. from St. Lawrence University.