Mark A. Schurgin
Mark A. Schurgin is the Co-Founder and Chairman of The Festival Companies. Mark Schurgin’s sharp entrepreneurial instincts and real estate investment acumen have produced exceptional returns for partners and clients. With over 40 years of national commercial real estate experience, Mark has been involved in the sourcing and creation of more than $5billion of retail and mixed-use properties. Mark’s development back ground also includes the development and syndications of more than thirty multi-family and condominium projects. Mark heads up all investment strategies and investor relationships and oversees the firm’s corporate direction.
Mark Schurgin serves as Trustee and Executive Board Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a Member of the CRC Blue Council of Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is a graduate of the University of Colorado and is an active guest speaker for numerous industry organizations and sits on the executive boards several charities. In 2008 Mark and Rosalind Schurgin established through the ICSC Foundation the Undergraduate Schurgin Family Foundation Scholarship. The Schurgin Family Foundation gives annual scholarships that provide college tuition assistance to undergraduate students who are studying retail real estate or a related field. The scholarships are the Schurgin family’s legacy to give back to an industry that has brought them so much fulfillment.