About Us

Mark Creason Bio

Mission:  To use my collective sales knowledge to provide exemplary 1031 exchange resources for high net worth clients leveraging 30+ years of real estate industry experience.

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration, Major in Finance and Minor in Accounting

University of Denver, Master's of Science, Major in Real Estate & Construction Management

University of California at San Diego, Tax Certificate Program

Current Employment

Emerson Equity LLC, Supervising Principal/Investment Banker

Help facilitate Delaware Statutory Trust sales to complete 1031 tax deferred exchanges.

Creason Real Estate, Broker

Previously participated in over 500 transactions as a broker.  Completed over 10,000 Broker Price Opinions for various lending institutions.  Created a program to work with the broker/dealer community to provide custom 1031 exchange services.

Falkirk Capital, LLC, President

Originating commercial real estate loans for my client base.  Providing financial analysis of various real estate deals including retail, office, industrial, self storage, hotels, and multi-family properties.  Developed a network of over 40 sources for loan placement across CMBS, CTL, Banks, Lifeco, and other sources.

Previous Employment

Creason Construction, President

Managed the construction of 400+ single family and multi-family residential projects.  Built over 40 new homes and multi-family residential units.  Was a California General (B) Contractor and also had an HVAC license and roofing license.  Completed over $50 million dollars in various construction projects including housing renovations, new home construction, and multi-family projects.

Black Diamond Mortgage, Inc, Vice President/Co-Founder

Managed start up and ongoing management for company with over $500 million in residential loan volume.  Personally originated over $50 million dollars in residential mortgage transactions.  Managed 12 loan officers specializeg in FHA loans.  Firm originated over 200 FHA 203k rehab loans.

Chicagoland Housing Rehabilitation Corp., Vice President

Purchased, managed construction, and handled disposition of over 400 homes in low to moderate income communities in Metro Chicago and Metro Denver.  Chicagoland Housing was a non-profit 501(c)3 with a mission to revitalize low income housing.

Licenses

Real Estate Licensing:  Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, Nevada and Texas.

Registered Representative

Investment Banking Representative

Uniform Securities Agent

Registered Principal

Personal Experience

Coached youth soccer and flag football teams.  Enjoy playing golf.