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 twenty-five 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.

A graduate of Washington & Lee University, Marasciullo would eventually serve as chief financial officer at Greenpointe Holdings in Jacksonville, Florida, one of the state’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, United Group’s financial arm.

The United Group of Companies Inc., founded in 1972 and based in Troy, is a firm that develops, acquires, manages and repositions commercial real estate assets in New York, Massachusetts, California, Florida, Colorado and Georgia, including seniors housing.