Mark Behling serves as a Senior Associate for Franklin Street Real Estate Services, specializing in commercial or retail brokerage with a focus on properties in the Fort Lauderdale market and throughout South Florida. During his career in the industry, Mr. Behling has been involved with real estate transactions valued at more than $1 billion. He has over 30 years of experience advising clients on disposition strategies and trends, navigating methods to optimize value, preparing offering memorandums, pricing analysis proposals, and directing marketing campaigns.
Prior to Franklin Street, Mr. Behling held various senior management roles at international real estate investment, development and management companies. He served as Vice President of Operations for The Related Group, a leading builder of luxury condominiums and multifamily residences in the U.S. and South America. He was responsible for leading the strategy, acquisition, development efforts and joint ventures for the firm’s operations in Brazil, Mexico and part of the U.S.
As Director of Commercial Real Estate at Goldrich and Kest, Mr. Behling provided marketing strategy, acquisitions, disposition and portfolio management for mixed-use, industrial, retail and multifamily properties throughout 17 states. As Director of Operations at MRA Properties and Consulting, he managed the firm’s real estate and consulting divisions. Mr. Behling also led corporate strategy, sourced and secured financing for Grupo FRISA’s commercial real estate development operations in the U.S. and Mexico.
Active in the community, Mr. Behling serves on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of South Florida. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and an MBA in International Business. He is also a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Florida.