Mr. Capasso is an Executive Director and joint head of the Hospitality & Gaming Group within Cushman & Wakefield’s Valuation & Advisory group. Mark is domiciled in the Los Angeles office, where he provides appraisal and consulting services for hotels and casinos.
During his more than 15-year career in the hospitality industry, Mr. Capasso has held several operational positions in hotels and casino hotels throughout the United States. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality and Gaming Group in 2003, Mr. Capasso was a Vice President in the San Francisco office of HVS International, where he headed and helped establish the Gaming Services Division in 1994.
Mr. Capasso is a respected member of the casino and hotel industries having been a guest lecturer on Hotel Feasibility Analysis at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and authoring several articles for industry publications including a bi-monthly column in Casino Executive Magazine from 1997 to 1999. Additionally, Mr. Capasso has served as an expert witness in condemnation matters regarding gaming properties and has been a panel member at the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property Probate and Trust 2006 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.