Our Team

Ernie Marcus

(202) 797-2800

Mr. Marcus, CRE, is a real estate executive with 40 years of experience in real estate development, valuation and consulting. He has expertise in the development of complex urban projects with commercial and residential components, as well as affordable and luxury multi-family projects. His consulting and development experience extends to a myriad of property types: condominiums, apartments, townhouses, retail, office, industrial, hotel, adaptive reuse, mixed-use, special-use and vacant land.

As a consultant, practitioner, and appraiser, Mr. Marcus brings skills in all phases of the property life cycle, including asset management, disposition/repositioning strategies, and due diligence materials for acquisitions, financing investments, and market studies. He is also actively involved in a number of tax credit and affordable housing deals as Principal of Building Partnerships. 

Mr. Marcus was named Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) in 2017 and has his M.B.A. in Real Estate & Urban Development from American University (1982) in addition to his George Washington University, 1978, B.B.A. in Finance. He is also a Certified General Appraiser in the District of Columbia.

View Mr. Marcus’ CV here. 

Jacob Marcus

(202) 213-4751

Jacob Marcus is a DC native, who worked as a chef in Washington D.C. before starting his career in real estate. He was one of the first staff members of Takorean, a local Korean BBQ Taco food truck turned brick and mortar. He also started a food truck for ThinkFoodGroup by Jose Andres and worked for a number of Jose Andre’s local restaurants.

Jacob graduated from St. Edward’s University in May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and works on research, assistant project management and an assortment of underwriting activities for Marcus Asset Group.