Direct Real Estate's Leadership Team
AURA has overseen property operations for Aegon and its affiliates' equity and investment properties throughout the U.S. for over 25 years. Our experienced team has managed types of properties on a national scale.
Mark Novack, CCIM, CPM joined AURA in 2004. Mark is a Real Estate Portfolio Manager for AURA. In his role as Real Estate Portfolio Manager, Mark is responsible for the asset management and development entitlements of the San Francisco Transamerica Center portfolio which includes the Pyramid Center and its surrounding assets. Mark additionally has a supervisory asset manager position for assets located in the West, Midwest and Southwest regions. Prior to his current role, Mark served as an Independent Contractor providing asset management, portfolio development and advisory expertise for corporate and individual clients. Prior to joining AURA, Mark served as a Vice President for Kennedy and Associates Real Estate Counsel in Seattle, WA., Vice President of Real Estate at MONY Life Insurance Company in Denver, CO., Vice President of Asset Management for a subsidiary of American Express in Seattle, WA. and Senior Asset Manager for the Koll Company in Bellevue, WA. Mark received his BA in Real Estate from Washington State University. He also earned a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute designation.