Marc Swerdlow

President & General Counsel

Marc brings more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry and is an attorney. As President and General Counsel, Marc is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Forum specifically focusing on execution of the company’s business plan and key strategies.

Marc joined Forum in June 2019 as Chief Operating Officer. Before that, he was Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Chicago-based Magellan Investment Partners where he oversaw investor relations, asset management, reporting, outsourcing and all back-office functions. Marc was also Partner, President and General Counsel at Waterton Associates for 13 years where he was responsible for the growth of the firm to over 22,000 units and 11 hotels while directly responsible for raising in excess of $2B in equity; Senior Risk Manager at GE Capital Real Estate; and, Senior Vice President of Closings and Due Diligence at Heitman Financial.

Marc holds a J.D. from DePaul University School of Law and a B.A. in Business Administration with a major in Finance from the University of Iowa. A Chicago native, Marc is a “Chicago Deep Dish Pizza” aficionado, perfecting his own recipe for more than 30 years. He’s an avid runner and bowler and a passionate mentor. Marc has two sons and currently resides in Denver with his wife, Eileen.