Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Duley joined WDIP in 2021 as a Managing Director on the investments team, where he leads investment transaction execution for WDIP’s equity and debt investment vehicles.
Prior to joining WDIP, Mr. Duley was a Managing Director at LEM Capital (“LEM”), an institutional real estate private equity fund manager focused on value-add multifamily equity investments. In this role he led the firm’s portfolio management and investment transaction execution functions where he coordinated, negotiated and provided oversight for all investment related transactions including acquisitions, financings and dispositions for over $3 billion of real estate. He oversaw the firm’s valuation process and fund level projections, subscription facilities and worked closely with the acquisition, asset management and accounting departments on a wide range of operational, reporting and portfolio management processes and procedures. He also was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and Valuation Committee. Prior to LEM Capital, Mr. Duley was a Vice President at LEM Mezzanine, the predecessor firm to LEM, which originated and invested in structured commercial real estate debt. In this position he managed the underwriting, due diligence, loan documentation, intercreditor/co-lender agreement documentation and closings of $360 million of primarily subordinated debt investments in $2.6 billion of real estate. Additionally, he was responsible for loan workouts and restructuring for special assets. Before joining LEM Capital and its predecessor, Marcus was a Commercial Real Estate Credit Manager at Wachovia Bank and prior to business school he was a Client Service Representative at the Vanguard Group and a Field Marketing Specialist at Black & Decker.
Marcus holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland and a Masters of Business Administration from Temple University.