Mark Walsh, Managing Partner, Silverpeak Real Estate Partners

Mr. Walsh is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Silverpeak Real Estate Partners. Mr. Walsh is also Chairman of Silverpeak Real Estate Finance. Previously, Mr. Walsh was Head of Lehman Brothers’ Global Real Estate Group and Co-Head of Lehman Brothers Real Estate Private Equity. During his 21 years of serving in these capacities, Mr. Walsh participated in over $20 billion of principal equity investments and over $200 billion of debt investments on behalf of the firm and its institutional investors. Under his leadership, Lehman Brothers grew to be a leading debt and equity investment platform both domestically and globally. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Walsh was a lawyer and represented financial institutions in all aspects of commercial mortgage loan origination, workouts and secondary market transactions. Mr. Walsh is also a Founding Member of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.