Executives - Michael J. DeMarco
Michael J. DeMarco
President and Chief Operating Officer
Michael J. DeMarco serves as president and chief operating officer of the Company. Mr. DeMarco is a veteran real estate investment professional with more than 30 years of industry experience. He joined Mack-Cali in 2015. Mr. DeMarco, along with his partner Mitchell Rudin, is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. DeMarco was most recently the chief investment officer of CCRE, a non-bank finance company and one the largest originators of CMBS. Mr. DeMarco was also an executive vice president with Vornado Realty Trust. Prior to that he was a partner at Fortress Investment, overseeing a number of real estate operating companies that Fortress acquired. Additionally, he was a senior managing director with Lehman Brothers in the company’s real estate investment banking unit specializing in mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, and initial public offerings.
His current professional affiliations include being on the board of trustees of NAIOP New Jersey and Saint Peter’s Preparatory School, as well as a member of Urban Land Institute, The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and a managing trustee of Liberty Science Center. Mr. DeMarco is a certified public accountant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a minor in History from Pace University, as well as a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Chicago.