Marcus Partners taps McDonough as a principal

Boston-based Marcus Partners, a real estate estate investor, operator and re-developer, has named Ryan McDonough as a principal with a focus on the New England market. Previously, McDonough worked at Bentall Kennedy.


BOSTON – Marcus Partners, a value-oriented real estate investor, operator and redeveloper, today announced that Ryan McDonough has joined the firm as a Principal with a focus on the New England market.

“I am delighted to have Ryan join our senior team,” said Paul Marcus, Chief Executive Officer of Marcus Partners. “His deep experience and familiarity with office, residential, medical office, and industrial acquisitions and asset management will further enhance our company’s ability to deliver strong returns and create value for our investors.”

During his career, Mr. McDonough has been responsible for the acquisition, development, sale or financing of more than $1.8B worth of real estate, including office, industrial, residential, retail and mixed-use properties.

“The Marcus Partners team has a long track record of delivering strong performance on behalf of its investors and partners. Their reputation as one of the best value-oriented investors and operators in the market is well-deserved, and I am excited to join their team of talented and principled professionals,” said Mr. McDonough. “I look forward to partnering with Paul, Pete Cameron, Bill McAvoy, David Fiore, and other team membersto build on their significant past success, enhance the Marcus Partners platform and help drive performance on behalf of its investors and partners.”

Mr. McDonough joins Marcus Partners from Bentall Kennedy, one of North America’s largest real estate investment managers and advisors, with over $34B of AUM across product types and markets. Mr. McDonough played a lead role in expanding the firm’s Boston footprint over the past five years, highlighted by three acquisitions in Boston’s Seaport District, which created a significant portfolio comprised of six office buildings and three parking garages.

Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy, Mr. McDonough worked at GID Investment Advisors, a Boston-based real estate investment firm where he focused on the acquisition and development of multifamily communities along the East Coast.

Mr. McDonough earned a B.A. in Economics from Brown University.

Marcus Partners is a value-oriented real estate investor, operator and redeveloper based in Boston, Massachusetts, with regional offices in Norwalk, Connecticut and Secaucus, NJ. The firm, which has approximately 40 employees, invests in real estate and related assets through its fully discretionary $250 million Marcus Capital Partners Fund II, L.P., pursuing a mix of strategic and opportunistic investments. It currently owns/manages a diversified portfolio that includes approximately 5 million square feet of office, medical office, R & D, warehouse and industrial properties located along the East Coast. For more information about Marcus Partners, please visit