BDP Holdings, a New Jersey-based real estate investment company and private placement sponsor, has hired Mark Wander as national sales director. In his new position, Wander will be responsible for monitoring the sales targets and performance of the company’s sales force across the country.
Wander is financial services veteran with more than 35 years of experience. According to the company he has an “in-depth understanding of securities, particularly in regard to the broker-dealer/[registered investment adviser space].”
He joins the firm from Shopoff Securities where he served as the regional vice president of the eastern division and was one of the company’s top-producing wholesalers. Prior to his time at Shopoff, he raised capital and managed distribution teams at W.P. Carey, Lightstone Securities, and Terra Capital Partners.
“We are thrilled to have attracted a seasoned professional like Mark to our team here at BDP Holdings,” said David Placek, managing partner. “His exemplary track record, strong leadership abilities and industry-wide relationships will all help contribute to BDP Holdings’ growth as we continue to expand across the country.”
Wander holds a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business from the State University of New York at Brockport, as well as FINRA Series 24, 7, 3 and 63 securities licenses.
BDP Holdings specializes in the acquisition, development and repositioning of real estate in the New York tri-state area and across the U.S. The company focuses on properties in markets with high barriers to entry and then seeks to add value through the repositioning of current properties or the development of new properties and communities. BDP’s executive team has invested in more than $6.5 billion of value-driven real estate and acquired over five million commercial square feet in more than 30 states.