United Group Hires Mark Marasciullo as Chief Investment Officer

TROY, N.Y. — The United Group of Companies Inc. has hired Mark Marasciullo as the company’s new chief investment officer.

Marasciullo joins United Group with 25 years of real estate experience advising institutional asset managers, private equity firms and hedge funds on commercial real estate investments. He’s been responsible for more than $7.5 billion of transactions across all major asset classes.

As a graduate of Washington & Lee University, Marasciullo would eventually serve as chief financial officer at Greenpointe Holdings, one of Florida’s largest privately held residential development companies. He’s also been a featured columnist in The Business Insider.

Marasciullo will oversee corporate financial management, accounting, financial analysis, cash flow analysis, development financing and modeling, debt and equity placement, refinancing, acquisition analysis, and interaction with MCM Securities, which is United Group’s financial arm.

Founded in 1972 and based in Troy, The United Group of Companies develops, acquires, manages and repositions real estate assets in New York, Massachusetts, California, Florida, Colorado and Georgia. The company specializes in student housing communities, independent seniors housing, multifamily rental housing, commercial properties and mixed-use developments.