Marcus is a senior housing acquisition specialist bringing his 25+ years of expertise in driving investment strategy and creating value through direct oversight of property operations, leasing and capital deployment to the 12 Oaks team. Having served in several senior leadership roles integrating acquisitions, business intel, operations and marketing, Marcus offers a balanced scorecard approach to the business development of 12 Oaks.

Marcus most recently served as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions with Lloyd Jones, LLC, a Miami-based multifamily and senior housing firm. There, he oversaw, negotiated and managed all senior housing deals; led the financial analysis and underwriting process; conducted market research and due diligence; prepared presentations to the investment committee; structured deal financing; and interfaced with the COO on operational strategies and market intelligence pre- and post-acquisition. Throughout his tenure, he brought numerous off-market deals and portfolios (opportunistic, value-add and core plus) to the table.

Prior to that position, he was Principal of Marcus & Associates Senior Living, LLC, underwriting three portfolios and 20+ one-offs for acquisition.

He was Vice President of Independent & Assisted Living for Ethica Health & Retirement Communities, managing a number of properties.

Prior to that, Marcus opened the Seniors Housing Investment Sales Division at the Atlanta office of Colliers International.

Marcus earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Music from the University of Auckland, then went on to earn his Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management from Vanderbilt University.