Mark-Taylor Companies has promoted John Carlson to President of Mark-Taylor Residential as part of an ongoing succession plan that positions the company as it oversees a growing portfolio of managed properties, and unveils new initiatives and developments under the well-known Mark-Taylor brand.
Carlson joined Mark-Taylor in 2002 and climbed the ranks to asset manager in 2005. He was promoted to vice president in 2010. Now as president, his core responsibilities include oversight of operations, strategy, execution and growth of Mark-Taylor Residential. At the heart of Mark-Taylor’s success is the company’s award-winning culture. Carlson will continue to encourage and foster the development of the culture to ensure company values are instilled from top to bottom.
Carlson will report to Chris Brozina, Executive Vice President of Mark-Taylor Companies. Named to this role in April 2015, Brozina oversees all of the holdings under the Mark-Taylor banner: Mark-Taylor Residential, Inc. Mark-Taylor, Inc. and Mark Taylor Development, Inc. Brozina provides direction and strategic positioning on behalf of Mark-Taylor co-founders Jeff Mark and Scott Taylor, and shares the responsibility for the growth off all Mark-Taylor business lines to allow the organization to remain evergreen at all times within a cyclical real estate industry.
Working alongside Carlson is Michael Wilson, who has been promoted to Vice President of Asset Management of Mark-Taylor Residential. Wilson joined Mark-Taylor in 2001 and has successfully led his teams through dozens of lease ups as asset manager, many of which broke company records based on pace and revenue. Wilson will be responsible for bringing an enhanced level of uniformity to operations, reporting, training and expectations of each managed property.
After a successful career as President of Mark-Taylor Residential for the last 14 years, Dale Phillips will transition to a role as President Emeritus (Past President). His new mission will be to create an unprecedented level of physical consistency and top-notch customer service at each of Mark-Taylor’s managed communities. With the size and scope of Mark-Taylor’s growing portfolio, the company’s commitment to customer experience has not and will not waver.