Dr. Mark Lee Levine has been a real estate broker, real estate, tax, and business attorney, investor, and professor for over 40 years. Mark is a full Professor and the Director of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He has also lectured throughout the world on topics including real estate, law, real estate investment, real estate securities and syndications, appraisal, estate planning, tax aspects of real estate transactions, liability, business law, the economy, and international real estate issues.
Mark is a Principal with the Law Firm of Levine Segev LLC. Mark has been practicing law for over 40 years and is very active in the legal practice, with focus on real estate, business, tax and related fields of the law.
Mark has written 22 books (and over 30 revisions of books) and over 300 articles. He holds real estate or related designations, certifications and licenses that include, among others, CCIM, CRB, CPM, DREI, GRI, ALC, MAI, SREA, CRE, CA-C, SRS, CIPS, GAA, CLU, ChFC, Cert. FIABCI, Dipl. FIABCI, FIREC, FRICS, CRS, CLU, RECS, etc.. Academic honors include, for example, the American Jurisprudence Prize for Excellence (Contracts and Constitutional Law), ARES Fellow (American Real Estate Society), University of Colorado Distinguished Instructor Award, NAIOP Distinguished Fellow, the Cecil Puckett Award from the University of Denver, and two Fulbright Scholar awards. Mark is also active on various real estate, tax, and legal committees, corporate and other entity boards, and serves on publishing and advisory boards.
He is one of the foremost experts in the U.S. on American and international real estate. He has traveled as an international delegation leader and consultant at locations throughout the world. This international work includes Canada, USA, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, most of Asia, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand and many other locations. Mark has also authored and edited the only US Global text on International Real Estate, now in its 4th edition. Mark is the official Liaison to China for the Appraisal Institute and the international real estate organization, FIABCI. He is the National Association of Realtors’ Liaison to Israel.
Mark has been selected as one of the outstanding educators in America and holds a collection of academic degrees including a Bachelor of Science in business and economics from Colorado State University; a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Denver School of Law (JD); a Post Law Degree (LLM) in tax law from New York University; a graduate of the Professional Accounting Program (PAP), Northwestern University Graduate School of Management; and a PhD in Business Administration from Century University.
Mark has been a consultant and real estate practitioner for over 40 years, with particular focus on international real estate transactions and working with investors that have chosen to acquire real estate in the USA. He has worked on thousands of residential and commercial transactions, both within and outside the USA.