Mark Allen Hanrahan

Financial and Real Estate Professional in Urbandale, Iowa

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A Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and a Certified Internal Auditor, Mark Allen Hanrahan possesses more than two decades of experience in the real estate sector. Mark Allen Hanrahan now oversees Urbandale, Iowa-based Markmel Co. LLC as the managing partner. Responsible for sourcing and closing venture capital and real estate projects, he leverages extensive knowledge of local and global markets to make financial decisions for the family office.

He studied accounting at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, where he received a bachelor of arts with honors. While at the university, he also took the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and passed the test on his first attempt. Mr. Hanrahan subsequently gained admission into Drake University in Des Moines and graduated with a master of business administration in finance.

Mark Allen Hanrahan spent the first two years of his career as a staff accountant at Carney, Alexander & Marold CPA, where he conducted audits and prepared tax returns. He next accepted a position with Principal Real Estate Investors. Initially an internal auditor, he worked his way up to managing director, leading acquisitions and dispositions for the western region of the United States. He was tasked with purchasing and selling properties and closed in excess of $10 billion in real estate transactions during his time with the firm.

  • Education
    • Drake University
    • University of Northern Iowa