Lake Forest, Illinois, July 17, 2015 — Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, announced today that Mark Engel will join the firm on August 17th as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Engel will oversee the accounting and financial/operational reporting functions for the firm’s investment funds and portfolio companies and will replace Jane Mody, who, after a 90-day transition period, will be assuming a newly-created role focused on optimizing the firm’s portfolio company operations after serving as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer since March 2011.
Mr. Engel joins Green Courte after spending over twenty years in senior roles within a number of public and private companies, including Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), JPMorgan Chase & Co./Bank One Corporation (NYSE: JPM) and Deloitte & Touche LLP. While at Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, Mr. Engel served as Controller and Principal Accounting Officer.
Commenting on the addition of Mr. Engel to the Green Courte team, Randy Rowe, Green Courte’s Chairman, noted, “We are thrilled that Mark is joining our team to build on Jane Mody’s outstanding contributions as Chief Financial Officer. We look forward to leveraging Mark’s diverse experience as we continue to build best-in-class companies in our targeted niche real estate sectors.”
About Green Courte Partners, LLC
Green Courte Partners, LLC is a Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm targeting niche real estate sectors. Currently, the firm's strategies include building fully-integrated companies investing in parking assets, including near-airport, urban, public-private partnerships and special-use assets. The firm combines focused investment strategies with a disciplined approach to transaction execution and asset management. Green Courte's goal is to invest in high-quality assets that will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a long-term holding period. For additional information, please visit www.GreenCourtePartners.com.
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