Mark Gilbert joined ShopCore in May of 2021 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gilbert has over 30 years of capital market experience, completing 600 transactions valued at more than $7.25 billion.
Previously, Mr. Gilbert led Cushman & Wakefield’s Retail Investment Advisors National Team of Capital Markets brokers. As the leader of this national practice group, Mark had visibility in transactions and trends across the country. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Gilbert co-founded and served as President and Principal of Venturvest Realty Corporation (“Venturvest”). He was responsible for a portfolio of over four million square feet of retail property and was also successful in completing nearly $2 billion in disposition, financing and lease transactions from 1992 through 1997.
Before Venturvest, Mr. Gilbert was a partner at Centrum Development (“Centrum”), a South Florida-based real estate developer specializing in the development of grocery-anchored shopping centers. Prior to Centrum, Mr. Gilbert worked at KPMG, formally Peat Marwick, in the audit department with a focus on real estate clients and financial institutions.
Mr. Gilbert is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a degree in Accounting & Finance, and holds a master’s degree in Accounting from Florida International University. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).