Mark Hunter leads CBRE’s mall and large format retail platform in the Americas which provides a full range of services to owners of malls, lifestyle and outlet centers. As Managing Director of Retail Asset Services, the Americas, Mr. Hunter leads CBRE’s service offering of management, leasing, accounting, consumer marketing, asset management and development for malls and other large-format retail properties of 500,000 square feet or greater. He is based in Chicago.
Mr. Hunter joined CBRE in January 2016, bringing more than 30 years of experience managing 135 shopping centers for some of the mall industry’s largest investors. Among those properties are iconic malls such as Water Tower Place in Chicago, King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania and Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, Calif. He has directly negotiated or approved more than 15,000 leases exceeding $12 billion in minimum rent.
Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Hunter served as Senior Vice President of Retail for Hudson Advisors, the asset-management arm of private-equity firm Lone Star Funds. Prior to that, he oversaw the third-party management division of mall owner General Growth Properties Inc., and he stayed with that business for three years after it was sold to JLL in 2010. His earlier work included roles in asset management with The Mills Corp., Urban Retail Properties and RREEF, now known as Deutsche Asset Management.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM)
- Certified Marketing Direct (CMD)
- Illinois Real Estate Broker License
- Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
- Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), B.S. Business Administration