Chief Investment Officer
As CRG’s Chief Investment Officer, Mark is responsible for overseeing the firm’s industrial infill acquisition strategy. Prior to joining the firm in October 2022, Mark was the former senior vice president and head of acquisitions at Duke Realty.
At Duke, where Crawford had worked for the last 16 years, he was responsible for executing the firm’s national acquisitions strategy, which transformed the publicly traded REIT from a diversified Midwestern firm into a national pure-play industrial REIT with a leading tier 1 market presence. During his tenure, Crawford also directly led Duke’s largest-scale acquisition in the firm’s history, along with its largest regional acquisitions in Northern New Jersey, Miami, Seattle, and Southern California. At the close of the merger, the total portfolio comprised 160 million square feet of projects across 19 major logistics markets.
Mark holds an MBA (with honors) from Loyola University and B.S. in Business Administration and Economics from Roosevelt University.
Masters of Business Administration (with honors) – Loyola University
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Economics – Roosevelt University