Senior management has significant fiduciary and public company executive experience, including having acquired and developed over $2 billion of commercial property over the last 20 years. Mark Whiting and Mark Pearson founded the firm in 1999.


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Mr. Elmendorf has 21 years commercial real estate experience and presently serves as the Company's investment officer for the Southwest Region. Prior to joining Drawbridge in 2013, Mr. Elmendorf served as a Senior Director for 7 years at BioMed Realty Trust (BMR). At BMR, Mr. Elmendorf originated, structured, and closed over $1.2 billion in acquisitions and over 5.0 million square feet of gross leasing activity. Prior to BMR, Mr. Elmendorf served as a Vice President with the U.S. Bancorp Commercial Real Estate Group, and also held various positions within the Wholesale Banking division of Wells Fargo Bank. Mr. Elmendorf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California and a MBA from the San Diego State Graduate School of Business.