David M. Marks

David Marks is the President and CEO of Phoenix Investors, a national real estate firm specializing in industrial real estate based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as well as trustee, key officer, director, and manager for all its affiliated entities, a role that he has held since 1994. Mr. Marks oversees all investments, with responsibilities that begin pre-acquisition and extend through ownership and disposition. Mr. Marks began his real estate career in the late 1980s while still an undergraduate, completing acquisition underwriting, portfolio analysis, and abstracting complex anchor tenant leases on a national basis. In the early 1990s, Mr. Marks worked on national acquisitions, underwritings, and financings, highlighted by assisting in the creation of Wall Street’s first retail commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transaction. Today, he oversees one of the largest private industrial real estate portfolios comprised of 46 million square feet, spanning 28 states. Mr. Marks and his wife Rachael are active supporters of various charitable organizations, with a specific focus on Jewish charities in Southeastern Wisconsin. He received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.

Businesses Taking Note of Racine County’s Market Potential

Businesses such as Amazon are now viewing Racine County, WI as an area of great potential, largely because of its proximity to both the Milwaukee and Chicago markets. In 2013, Phoenix Investors bought a building and 62 acres in Mount Pleasant, planning a warehouse, manufacturing facility, or self-storage center. Click here for the full article, written by Sean Ryan for the Milwaukee Business Journal.

2021-06-04T21:56:01+00:00July 26th, 2017|Amazon, Articles, David Marks, Frank Crivello, Frank P. Crivello|

Refrigerator Manufacturer Whirlpool Deals Two Plants

Phoenix Investors has purchased two buildings in the unoccupied Whirlpool manufacturing complex in Fort Smith, AR. Phoenix feels the bones of the plant will serve as a strong base for redevelopment, and they are planning to morph the space into a hub for other businesses. Click here to read the full article by Tony Wittkowski for The Herald-Palladium.

2021-06-04T18:29:57+00:00February 23rd, 2017|David Marks, Frank Crivello, Projects|
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