Mark Carnese

Mark Carnese

Executive Managing Director

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    200 S.W. Market Street, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97201-5730
    United States

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    +1 503 279-1764

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Mark Carnese combines his experience in real estate development, finance, appraisal and lending to provide comprehensive strategic solutions to clients who are leasing, acquiring or disposing of property. Since joining Cushman and Wakefield in 2000, he has successfully closed $250 million of transactions totalling 2.5 million square feet. 

Prior to Cushman, Mark worked for a developer and as a result understands how they think and operate. This insight provides our team an advantage when completing build-to-suits. Mark has been involved in over 20 development projects, both on the side of developer and an advisor interviewing and selecting a developer. 

Consistently an annual Top Producer at Cushman & Wakefield, Mark has completed several of the Portland metropolitan area’s largest transactions. Mark currently serves as project lead for OHSU’s strategic planning and brokerage services combining detailed financial analysis, structured lease strategies, tenancy on asset valuation, and scenario-modelling to understand the ownership’s perspective. 

Mark holds a BBA in Finance & Marketing and a BA in Economics from Pacific Lutheran University. He serves his community through volunteering as the President of Candlelighters for Children with Cancer.

Awards & Associations

  • Cushman & Wakefield Top Five Producer: 2004-2015
  • SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) Office Deal
  • Portland Business Journal's Forty Under 40, 2012 


  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Stoel Rives, LLP
  • SAIF Corporation


Our Portland, Oregon based team provides strategic solutions to advance clients' business objectives locally, nationally and globally. 

Team commitment: 
  • Our clients come first. Always.
  • It’s not about the immediate transaction. It’s about being strategic advisors.
  • We listen. We learn. We communicate. We advocate - for your business.
  • A collaborative approach drives better results.

Tom Usher

Executive Director

Doug Duerwaarder

Executive Director

Matt Johnson

Executive Director

Financial Analyst

Jan Ball

Sr. Client Coordinator

Camille Mayeux

Sr. Administrative Assistant


  • Tektronix, global designer and manufacturer of test and measurement solutions
  • Danaher, global diversified manufacturing and technology company
  • Precision Castparts, worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products
  • Waggener Edstrom Worldwide (WE), international public relations firm with offices in U.S., Europe and Asia