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  • Preferred Name: Mark

    Last Name: Whiting

    Degree String (Type, Year): ('78, MBA '82)

    Job Title: Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO

    Company Name: Drawbridge Realty

    Bio: Mark Whiting is currently the CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Drawbridge Realty. In late 2011, Drawbridge Partners, founded in 1999, recapitalized with a major institutional investor, Almanac Realty, and became Drawbridge Realty Trust. In late 2014, Almanac's interest was acquired by KKR and in early 2022, Drawbridge recapitalized its $1.7 billion portfolio with KKR’s Global Atlantic Financial Group. Prior to the formation of Drawbridge, Mark served as co-founder, President, and Director of TriNet Corporate Realty Trust, Inc., a NYSE REIT which he took public with its co-founders in May 1993. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.