What We Do

Pearlmark focuses on value-add real estate strategies across the U.S., providing investors the opportunity to invest through both equity and debt structures. This holistic perspective enhances Pearlmark’s approach to sourcing, underwriting, and managing its investments, which drives value for its investors. Pearlmark offers access to high-quality real estate through a variety of strategies and deal structures and works closely with institutional and high net worth investors to define objectives and deliver attractive performance results.

To ensure alignment of interest throughout the process, Pearlmark’s managing directors and managing principals invest personally alongside investors.

Who We Are

Founded in 1996, Pearlmark is focused on middle-market commercial real estate investments in both equity and debt. Pearlmark is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Denver, Irvine, and New York and employs 26 professionals in acquisitions, capital markets, asset management, portfolio management, due diligence, and fund accounting.


Mission Statement

Pearlmark strives to consistently deliver superior, risk-adjusted investment returns for our clients by combining our industry expertise and relationships with core values of integrity, discipline, commitment to excellence, and alignment of interest. Our guiding principles align our commitments and industry experience to drive the best results possible.


Guiding Principles


We invest in people with initiative and entrepreneurial spirit. Our team members’ diversity of skills, combined with an emphasis on collaboration, gives us a powerful foundation to deliver on the investment objectives of our clients.



We work tirelessly to develop and maintain mutually rewarding relationships with clients, investment partners, and industry colleagues through open communication.



We set clearly defined objectives with our investors and team to drive superior risk-adjusted performance. Pearlmark and its key principals contribute personally to our investment products to ensure alignment of interest.



We understand the importance of proactive risk management, having navigated changing capital markets over the past three decades. Capital preservation is foremost in our minds. We emphasize hands-on portfolio management supported by detailed financial analysis and market data across our clients’ portfolios.



We constantly strive to push the status quo. We pursue new ideas, hold ourselves accountable, and seek to exceed expectations. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and mutual respect as tools for positive economic decision-making and enterprise management. We work to invest responsibly as a fiduciary for our clients and sustainably towards a better future.



We promote active, engaged, and balanced lifestyles that enrich our people and their families. We seek to give back to our communities with time, talent, and resources.