Mark Patterson is a Senior Advisor to Rockefeller Capital Management. Mr. Patterson has been a real estate consultant and financial advisor since leaving Merrill Lynch in 2009 and is currently an Advisory Director in the Real Estate Group at Investcorp International. He joined Merrill Lynch as the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking in April 2005 and in 2006 also became the Co-Head of Global Commercial Real Estate, a role that encompassed real estate investment banking, principal investing, and mortgage debt. Prior to leaving Merrill Lynch, Mr. Patterson was a Managing Director and Head of the Real Estate Global Principal Investments. Prior to his time at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Patterson spent 16 years at Citigroup, where he was the Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking from 1996 to 2005. He started his career working in the real estate groups at Chemical Realty Trust and Arthur Andersen.
Mr. Patterson serves on the Board of Directors of Digital Realty Trust, Americold Realty Trust; UDR, Inc.; and Paramount Group. He also served as the Chairman and CEO of Boomerang Systems from 2010 to 2016, and 2010 to 2015, respectively. Mr. Patterson has a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, and is a Certified Public Accountant.