Mark Eppli 2018-02-26T16:09:53+00:00

Mark Eppli

Mark Eppli teamed up with the Royal Capital Board in 2016. With his extensive background in both practice and academia, Mark saw an opportunity that would allow him to continue to share his wealth of knowledge in the real estate industry.

Dr. Eppli served as Interim James H. Keyes Dean of Business Administration from 2012-2015 and is also a professor of finance and Bell Chair in Real Estate at Marquette University. He is widely published in a range of commercial real estate topics and is coauthor of the bestselling real estate development text in the nation. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, he worked in commercial real estate for PM Realty Advisors and GE Capital. He has served as a consultant to a number of finance, real estate, and government entities. Dr. Eppli received awards from the Greater Washington Urban League and the Urban Land Institute for his efforts to attract minorities to the real estate profession. In January 2012, Dr. Eppli was appointed independent board member for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics.


•Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1991
•M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1984
•B.B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1982

Professional Interests
Shopping center economics, single-family house pricing, commercial mortgage default, new urbanism, smart growth, and commercial real estate development.

Selected Publications
Real Estate Development: Principles and Process, fourth edition, Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute (2007), coauthors Mike E. Miles, Gayle L. Berens, and Marc A. Weiss.

Valuing the New Urbanism, Washington, DC: Urban Land Institute (1999), coauthor Charles C. Tu.

Honors and Awards

•Research Fellow, Urban Land Institute, 2004-2010
•Board Member/Advisory Board Member, Real Estate Research Institute, 2005-2012
•Board Member, Local Initiatives Support Corporation – Milwaukee, 2007