Mark A. Walsh

Mark A. Walsh


Mark Walsh is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Silverpeak Real Estate Partners ("Silverpeak").  Silverpeak is a privately held investment advisory business encompassing principal equity and debt investment strategies in the US, institutional fund management and third party asset management mandates.  The Firm currently manages approximately $14 billion of real estate assets on behalf of co-mingled funds, separate accounts and for its own account.  Since its formation in 2010, Silverpeak, together with operating partners, has acquired over $4 billion of real estate assets in the US, both on a principal basis and on behalf of various institutional investors.   The Firm has invested in office, retail, multifamily, hotel and other asset classes.  In addition, the Firm recently formed Silverpeak Real Estate Finance, in partnership with Elliott Management Corporation, to make commercial loans throughout the US in the retail, hotel, industrial and multifamily space.

Prior to forming Silverpeak, Mr. Walsh served as Head of Lehman Brothers' Global Real Estate Group and Co-Head of the firm's Real Estate Private Equity Group.  During his 21 year tenure 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 real estate 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 holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.