Marc Swerdlow has been involved in real estate investment since 1986. 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 in 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, Marc 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. In addition, Marc was involved in the negotiation of investment management agreements with many of Heitman’s institutional clients, including Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association and Iowa Public Employees Retirement System.
Marc graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and holds a J.D. Degree from DePaul University. He is a board member and executive committee member of the Lungevity Foundation.
Marc joined LUNGevity as a volunteer in 2005 after his father lost his battle with lung cancer. Marc’s mother is a lung cancer survivor. Marc lives in Highland Park with his wife Eileen and has two sons, Benjamin and Aaron.