MBA, The University of Chicago, 1993
M Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,1985
BS, Architecture, University of Illinois at
Mark May is an adjunct professor in the Department of Real
Estate at DePaul University. During the past 25 years, May has worked as a
development executive for many well-known development firms, including The
John Buck Company, Mesirow Financial, Irgens Partners, Forest City Enterprises,
Hyatt Classic Residence and Stein & Company.
Most recently, he has been involved in a multi-building mixed-use LEED-ND project comprising 465,000
square feet in Boulder, Colo., and a 43-story high-tech LEED-Gold office
building containing 743,000 square feet in San Francisco. Prior
developments include high-rise multi-family and condominiums, continuing care
retirement communities, garden-style townhomes, high-rise offices, medical
office, financial trading facility, institutional and parking.
As a real estate
consultant, May has advised notable clients, including The University of
Chicago, Beaumont Hospital, Prudential Insurance, Roosevelt University and
Northwestern University. Prior to working as a developer, May was a licensed
architect and structural engineer with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in London
May received his MBA with Honors
from The University of Chicago and a Master of Architecture with a Plym
Fellowship distinction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.