Leadership


Northern California

Development/Construction

Marko Vakili, Managing Director (Northern California)

Marco Vakili leads Alliance’s Northern California Division and is responsible for all development activity in the region. With 30 years of development experience in multifamily, senior living and high density housing, Marco is able to successfully navigate some of the most competitive land acquisition and complicated entitlement regions of the country. Mr. Vakili has worked for the large publicly traded firms of BRE and Lennar Urban leading their California efforts and also worked for Kisco Senior Living, a highly regarded developer/owner/operator of senior housing communities throughout the U.S. He has developed in-fill mid- and high-rise communities in many markets throughout the country. Marco holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in business administration both from the University of California, Irvine. He is on the executive board of the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), is a member of the Urban Land Institute and Building Industry Association and holds a California broker’s license.

David Lodwick, Regional CFO (West/North Texas, Mountain, Southwest and Pacific Northwest)

As Chief Financial Officer, David Lodwick is responsible for identifying and managing joint-venture equity and debt financing, and working closely with our regional development team. Mr. Lodwick joined Alliance in 2011 as Finance Manager, focusing on identifying, negotiating, and closing debt and equity financing in the western U.S. Prior to that, he served as Director of Asset Management for DMB Associates with responsibility for managing a variety of office and retail assets; Senior Director for Opus West, where he was directly involved in closing more than $3.1 billion of debt and almost $1.8 billion in property sales across more than 200 transactions; Vice President of BBVA Compass with management oversight of a $200 million commercial real-estate portfolio; and Real Estate Researcher for CB Richard Ellis in the Valuation & Advisory Services group, where he was responsible for preparing appraisals for a wide variety of property types. A graduate of Arizona State University, Mr. Lodwick is also a certified appraiser and maintains a real estate license in the state of Arizona. He holds membership or board positions with a variety of civic, social and business associations, including the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council (REIAC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Men’s Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum and EC70/Executive Council Charities.