Mark Skolnick
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Mark Skolnick

Investment Property Capital

Phone: 415.893.9321


CalBRE# 01126077

Since 1991 Mark has been arranging financing for clients across a wide spectrum of real estate investments.  He began his career providing residential loans and then expanded his business to include apartment buildings, mixed-use properties, commercial investments, and construction financing.  In 1993 Mark founded The Real Estate Roundtable of San Francisco to establish a forum in which top real estate agents could exchange ideas and learn from each other.  Now in its 26th year, the group continues to meet monthly.

In 1999 Mark started and is President of Investment Property Capital (IPC), a boutique real estate finance company.  In 2012 he started Lodging Finance, a vertically integrated division within IPC, focused on arranging capital for the hospitality industry.

Today Mark leads a team of loan professionals in advising, structuring, and sourcing the most appropriate type of financing to meet their clients’ goals for purchasing and refinancing all types of real estate.

Notable transactions include:

  • $8,750,000 bank loan for the acquisition of an office building in San Jose, CA for a client with MRB (marijuana related business income)
  • $4,500,000 SBA loan with a construction component for a boutique hotel in Pacific, CA
  • $4,400,000 CMBS 10 year fixe rate loan for the cash-out refinance of a 220 unit apartment building in New Mexico
  • $5,600,000 structured collateralization loan for the purchase a mixed-use building and SRO property in San Francisco.
  • $2,200,000 long term fixed rate loan for a boutique hotel in San Francisco, CA
  • $3,600,000 private bridge loan for the purchase of an office/retail building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, CA for redevelopment into high-rise condos. The Borrower was a foreign national.
  • $2,450,000 private loan for the refinance of a working vineyard in Napa, CA
  • $5,750,000 bank loan for the construction of 6 condos + commercial in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.
  • $26,500,000 loan for the construction of a boutique luxury Silicon Valley hotel.

Mark is a licensed real estate Broker, and is a member of (BAMA) Bay Area Mortgage Association (a commercial real estate finance group) and the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) plus several other real estate associations. He graduated from UMass/Amherst in 1985 with a degree in Cultural Anthropology. He speaks Spanish fluently, is an active real estate investor, a Backyard Beekeeper, a vegetable gardener, and is an avid photographer.  He enjoys traveling internationally, and his favorite trips include a photo safari in the Serengeti, a road trip in Rajasthan, canoeing through the Arctic, kayaking through Central America, horseback riding in the Andes, backpacking in Alaska, and eating pintxos and tapas in Spain.

  • Financing for all property types
  • Purchases and Refinances
  • Creative solutions for special needs
  • Full range of institutional and discretionary capital sources
  • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd trust deeds