Mr. Mark R. Patterson is a Lead Independent Director at Paramount Group, Inc., a Chairman-Trustees Board at Americold Realty Trust, Inc., an Independent Director at Digital Realty Trust, Inc., an Independent Director at UDR, Inc., a President & Director at MP Realty Advisors LLC, a Chairman at NorthEnd Income Property Trust, Inc., a Member at The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Member at The Real Estate Roundtable, a Member at The Urban Land Institute and a President at MRP Holdings LLC. He is on the Board of Directors at Paramount Group, Inc., Digital Realty Trust, Inc., UDR, Inc., MP Realty Advisors LLC, Digital Realty Trust LP and United Dominion Realty LP. Mr. Patterson was previously employed as an Independent Director by GGP, Inc., a Chairman by Boomerang Systems, Inc., a MD & Head-Real Estate Global Principal Investments by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. /Old/, an Associate-Real Estate Investment Banking Group by Chemical Realty Corp., a Head-Real Estate Investment Banking by Citigroup, Inc., an Auditor-Real Estate Division by Arthur Anderson & Co., and a Member-Governors Board by National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Inc. He also served on the board at Investcorp Holdings BSC. He received his undergraduate degree from The College of William & Mary and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.