Mark E. Pendleton

Mark E. Pendleton is the President of Breeden Realty, the commercial leasing and sales division of The Breeden Company. Mr. Pendleton is responsible for commercial land acquisition, maximizing the income of the portfolio of commercial properties, overseeing the marketing of all commercial and retail properties to include third party leasing management, and negotiating all national commercial leases and outparcel sales. He is a member of the executive management team of The Breeden Company, which is responsible for developing a vision for all emerging commercial projects.

"I feel a sense of fulfillment when I see a development go from paper to structure," he said about constructing a new retail development. "Today, the creativity of the retail and commercial market is what drives me to be more innovative and competitive. The retail landscape has dramatically changed and we are in position to develop entertainment driven mixed-use developments moving forward."

Mr. Pendleton has been involved with anchored, in-line retail centers, unanchored retail centers and, more recently in mixed-use lifestyle centers such as Towne Center West in Richmond, Virginia, and Villages of Stoney Run in Newport News, Virginia.

Mr. Pendleton has over 27 years of experience in commercial property brokerage. In 1991, he joined The Breeden Company as a commercial leasing agent, with responsibility for securing local and national tenants and negotiating lease terms. In 1996, Mr. Pendleton became Vice President of The Breeden Company's commercial division and in 2000 he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Breeden Realty.

Mr. Pendleton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from ODU. He currently resides in Suffolk, Virginia, with his wife Renee and their daughter Nicole.