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.