As Carmel Partners’ Chief Financial Officer until March 2023, Dennis Markus has overseen all financial operations since joining the firm in 2012 and was responsible for the Accounting and Capital Finance Teams. He continues to be a member of the Executive Committee.
Mr. Markus was previously the CFO and President of Larkspur Hotels and Restaurants, a fully-integrated owner, operator, and developer of hotels and restaurants in the Western United States. While at Larkspur, he oversaw the firm’s financial and business operations.
With more than 30 years of experience in the real estate and financial service industries, Mr. Markus has also worked in several key financial and operational roles at Transamerica Corporation and its subsidiaries, including serving as President and CFO of Transamerica Senior Living.
Mr. Markus received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.