Mark J. Eppli, Interim James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration and Robert B. Bell, Sr., Chair in Real Estate, joined Marquette in 2002. Prior to that he was professor of finance and real estate in the School of Business and Public Management at The George Washington University for 11 years where he directed the MBA program in real estate and urban development.
Eppli’s research focuses on shopping center economics, single-family housing valuation, commercial mortgage finance, new urbanism and commercial real estate development. He has been widely published in journals including Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Land Economics, Journal of Fixed Income, Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Real Estate Research, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Real Estate Literature, The Appraisal Journal, Real Estate Review, and others. Additionally, Eppli is coauthor of Real Estate Development: Principles and Process, the bestselling real estate development text in the world.
Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Eppli was manager of research and investment analysis with PM Realty Advisors and commercial real estate acquisitions specialist at GE Capital. He has served as a consultant to a number of finance, real estate and government entities. He’s been honored for his work to attract minorities to the real estate profession, and in December 2011, Eppli was named to the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.Eppli earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin, concentrating in finance, real estate and urban land economics.