Mark S. Maron has been the Chairman of Blushington since its inception in 2011. Mr. Maron is also a partner with Acre Corporation, a private equity commercial real estate firm located in Pleasanton, California. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Anworth Mortgage ( NYSE/“ANH”), a mortgage REIT based in Santa Monica, Ca. From September 2005 to December 2007, Mr. Maron was a founding principal of Birchmont Capital Advisors, LLC, or Birchmont, a real estate private equity firm focused on multi-family properties. After the fund closed in January 2007, Birchmont was renamed JRK Multifamily and currently has 3 funds outstanding with over $1 billion in equity under management. While no longer actively involved with JRK Multifamily, Mr. Maron remains a General Partner of the fund.
Prior to forming Birchmont, Mr. Maron spent 23 years as an investment banker, including 18 years at Credit Suisse, where he ran the firm’s Investment Banking Division in Los Angeles. Mr. Maron served on the Board of Directors of True Religion Brand Jeans until its sale to a private equity firm in July 2013. Mr. Maron holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business. Mark lives in Pacific Palisades, CA with his wife Susan and their three furry friends.