Our Team


Mark A. Mascia

President and Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 212-982-8799 Ext. 101
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Mark has the overall responsibility for managing the investment and operating activities of Mascia Development. His energy, talent and drive have allowed him to achieve extraordinary success at an accelerated rate when compared to his contemporaries.

Prior to forming Mascia Development Mark was in charge of developing over 2,500 residential units and multiple retail and mixed use properties with a total portfolio value of over $1.1B.

Mark was formerly the Vice President at SHVO Development, LLC, a multi-national luxury real estate development company. During his tenure at SHVO, Mark added global experience to compliment his domestic real estate proficiency. Working in Europe, the Middle East, Central America, and Asia.

Mark also worked at the Manhattan office of Archstone-Smith (a former publicly traded REIT , which in 2012 was acquired by Equity Residential NYSE:EQR and Avalon Bay NYSE:AVB). His responsibilities included overseeing acquisition, development, financing and asset management for the New York Tristate area.

Prior to Archstone, Mark worked for Monument Realty, one of the largest office and residential real estate developers in the Washington, DC metro area. At Monument, Mark was directly responsible for the acquisition, development, design, construction, and completion of over 1,500 residential units with over half a billion dollars in financing.

Mark is presently an adjunct professor at New York University‛s Schack Institute of Real Estate teaching Real Estate Development Principles and Practices as well as Advanced Real Estate Financial Modeling. Mark has two Masters in Science degrees: one in Real Estate Finance from New York University and the other in Information Systems Technology with a concentration in Project Management from George Washington University. In addition, Mark also has a Bachelor‛s degree in Business Administration with a dual major in Small Business and Information Systems from George Washington University. Mark is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP) as designated by the United States Green Building Council USGBC) and a licensed real estate broker in the state of New York and Massachusetts.


Ryan Brennan

Vice President of Acquisitions

Phone: 212-982-8799 Ext. 107
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Ryan is responsible for the acquisition and financing of all Mascia Development’s projects and is in charge of due diligence, market research, underwriting, site identification and deal sourcing. His extensive background in acquisitions, construction, and property management provides him the essential skills to lead the company’s acquisitions and analysis efforts.

Ryan previously worked for Lerner Heidenberg Properties, an owner and developer of retail properties located primarily in New York and New Jersey. During his time at Lerner Heidenberg, Ryan managed a $300 million portfolio of ten shopping centers totaling over one million square feet. While managing the portfolio, Ryan reduced maintenance related expenses by nearly ten percent, interacted with various state and local agencies, handled complex landlord/tenant legal issues, and was directly involved in the major renovation and construction of several shopping centers.

He also spent time working with The RADCO Companies. During his time at RADCO he was involved with the largest residential project to date in Connecticut; Greenwich Place and Greenwich Oaks. While on-site, Ryan was responsible for ensuring that each unit was delivered on schedule and to project specifications. He also assisted with property management and leasing functions.

Ryan has a Master’s degree from New York University in Real Estate Finance and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a finance concentration at the University of Scranton. Ryan is also a licensed real estate broker in the state of New York.

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