Mark J. Eppli

  • Robert B. Bell, Sr. Chair in Real Estate
  • ​Marquette University
Mark J. Eppli is Robert B. Bell, Sr. Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dr. Eppli was appointed Bell Chair in 2002, has served as the Director of the Center for Real Estate since 2009, and served as Interim Keyes Dean of Business at Marquette University from 2012 to 2015. Dr. Eppli was also Professor of Finance and Real Estate in the School of Business and Public Management at The George Washington University in 2002, Associate Professor of Finance and Real Estate at The George Washington University from 1997 to 2002 and Assistant Professor of Finance and Real Estate at The George Washington University from 1991 to 1997. He was an active instructor and author for the Urban Land Institute from 1992 to 2012. Dr. Eppli was also a Lecturer and Teaching Assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1987 to 1991. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Dr. Eppli pursued a career in commercial real estate, serving as Manager of Research and Investment Analysis with PM Realty Advisors from 1985 to 1986 and a Specialist in Real Estate Acquisitions at GE Capital Corporation from 1984 to 1985. Dr. Eppli is past recipient of the Greater Washington Urban League’s “Volunteer of the Year” and Urban Land Institute’s “Star Performer” awards for his efforts to attract minorities to the commercial real estate industry. He is current President of the Real Estate Research Institute and Distinguished Fellow at NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. The Board nominated Dr. Eppli to serve as an independent director based on his knowledge of and experience in financial management and risk management practices, as indicated by his background.

Dr. Eppli serves on the following Board committees of the Bank: Affordable Housing and Risk Management (Vice Chairman).