Mark Degner has joined Liquid Realty Partners as director of acquisitions. He previously was an executive director with Morgan Stanley.
Liquid Realty Partners, the leading real estate secondary and recapitalization investment firm, has hired Mark Degner as Managing Director of Acquisitions, the firm announced today.
In this role, Degner, age 48, will join the firm as a member of Liquid Realty’s management team and investment committee. His primary responsibility will be leading the firm’s acquisition team in their pursuit of real estate secondary and recapitalization investments. Degner is a career real estate investment professional with 25 years of experience and $13 billion in institutional real estate purchases and sales. His transactional experience comprises all property types, and spans core through opportunistic strategies. He has transacted in most US cities, and was a portfolio manager for several European and Japanese investment programs, including several German funds.
Degner was previously with Morgan Stanley, where he spent nearly ten years, ultimately as an Executive Director with senior acquisition and portfolio management responsibilities. Investing nationally for Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Fund, Special Situations Fund, Prime Property Fund and separate account clients, he led deal teams in numerous property and portfolio acquisitions, merger and acquisition investments, joint venture programs, and in establishing Morgan Stanley’s healthcare real estate program. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Degner held senior acquisition, disposition and portfolio management positions with ProLogis and the Trizec Hahn Corporation.
Degner graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He received his Master’s in Business Administration in Real Estate from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
“We welcome Mark as a seasoned professional whose extensive real estate investment track record enhances our historical strength and depth in the acquisitions area,” said Scott Landress, Chief Executive Officer. “We believe Mark will be instrumental to further developing Liquid Realty’s thought leadership and investment activity across all major markets, risk categories and property sectors.”
About Liquid Realty
Liquid Realty (www.LiquidRealty.com) is the global leader in real estate secondary investing. The firm focuses exclusively on acquiring interests in real estate funds, partnerships, joint ventures, separate accounts, trusts and other private investment vehicles, and on recapitalizing real estate portfolios. Since its founding in 2001, the firm has managed $1.5 billion in institutional capital, making Liquid Realty the largest provider of secondary and recapitalization liquidity to real estate investors and investment managers.