Mr. Pateman began his legal career at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York providing transactional legal advice to banks, life companies, and other financial institutions. Upon moving to Florida full time in 1998, he joined Shutts & Bowen, LLP where he expanded his real estate practice to include acquisitions and dispositions, title insurance, leasing, development, and related corporate matters, representing a wide range of clients from entrepreneurs to large institutions. He has extensive experience closing complex transactions for a wide variety of institutional and private clients. After leaving the full-time practice of law in 2002, Mr. Pateman opened Empire Resources, LLC a brokerage and consulting firm. His expert lease negotiation skills, wide array of marketing expertise, and broad business network made him a valuable asset to the Cushman & Wakefield team when Empire Resources, LLC was acquired in 2006. Mark currently manages the West Palm Beach and Boca Raton office with 25 brokers, and number one (1) market share in office and industrial segments.
- Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Urban Land Institute (ULI), West Palm Beach Downtown Action Committee
- University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL – Juris Doctor, cum laude (admitted in Florida and New York)
- Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY – Bachelor of Arts in Government, cum laude.
- Trinity School – New York City
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, State of Florida
Mr. Pateman has been involved as an attorney and broker in many significant projects in south Florida including: Phillips Point; Esperante; Sanctuary Center; Yamato Office Center; Centrepark; Centurion Tower; Northpoint Business Park; Bank of America Tower; Royal Palm Center; 1700 Palm Beach Lakes; 3399 PGA Boulevard; the Catalfumo portfolio; 3300 PGA Boulevard; 303 Banyan; 3801 PGA; 2255 Glades Road; Plaza Center; Gardens Plaza; Sabre Centre; 750@Park; 324 Royal Palm Way; 400 Royal Palm Way; 125 Worth Avenue, 230 Royal Palm Way, 255 S. County, Flagler Center, Clearlake Plaza, and new construction projects for the Related Group.