Marc Swerdlow has been involved in commercial real estate investment since 1986. Marc is President and General Counsel at Waterton Associates L.L.C. Waterton is a vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm launched to sponsor multifamily real estate investment funds. Through the Company's branded multifamily property management company, Waterton Residential, it has completed over $4.6 Billion in investments in 144 separate real estate transactions involving a portfolio of over 48,000 apartment units. All Waterton investments are made through equity joint ventures with major financial institutions, Wall Street Investment banks, and public and private pension funds.
Prior to joining Waterton in 2001, Marc was a Senior Investment Manager with GE Capital Real Estate where he was responsible for structuring and closing structured debt and joint venture transactions. During his tenure at GE Capital he was directly involved with the origination and structuring of over $600 million of debt and $120 million of equity investments with a total value of $1.1 billion. Before joining GE Capital, Mr. Swerdlow was a Senior Vice President with Heitman Advisory Corporation for eleven years during which he was involved in the structuring and closing of acquisitions in excess of $1 billion and dispositions in excess of $750 million in all classes of commercial real estate. Mr. Swerdlow graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors Degree in Finance and holds a J.D. Degree from DePaul University. Marc is a board member of the Lungevity Foundation.