Mark Eppli

Mark Eppli
Mark Eppli Marquette University

324 David Straz Hall

Milwaukee WI United States of America (414) 288-5724
Curriculum Vitae ePublications

Robert B. Bell, Sr., Chair in Real Estate; Professor of Finance

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.

Awards, Honors, & Certifications

  • 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-