Marker Inc.’s General Counsel and President of Marker Development, Kirk oversees legal activities, policies, and risk management for the corporation.
He focuses his real estate development efforts on front end deal structuring, land acquisition, diligence, and transitioning deals to preconstruction activities. Prior to joining Marker Development, Kirk was a commercial real estate and construction attorney at an Am Law 200 law firm. Kirk’s real estate practice focused on real estate acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing, and leasing where he was involved in transactions totaling over $1.8 billion. He regularly drafted, negotiated, and analyzed commercial purchase and sale agreements, loan agreements, subordination agreements, mortgages, notes, leases, licenses, easements, and CC&Rs. All of Kirk’s real estate transactions included a due diligence component identifying and curing title and environmental issues, as well as corporate due diligence including the review of operating and partnership agreements. In addition to Kirk’s real estate experience, he has extensive experience in construction and development. Prior to law school, Kirk worked for Marker Inc. where he served in several positions, including project engineer, project manager, senior project manager, preconstruction manager, project executive, BIM technology manager, and civic/municipal division manager.