About  Mark Allen Hanrahan

Since 2009, Mark Allen Hanrahan has served as managing partner at Markmel Co., LLC, located in Urbandale, Iowa. His responsibilities include generating leads and negotiating closing terms with clients in the real estate and venture capital industries. Mark Hanrahan has led the firm to achieve annual revenue returns of more than 30 percent.

Mr. Hanrahan previously oversaw commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions as managing director at Principal Global Investors, a Fortune 100 company based in Des Moines. He successfully closed on multiple property transactions with such corporations as Quaker Oats, Rincon Phase 2, and the Bravern.

As a foundation to his business experience, he holds a bachelor of arts in accounting with honors from the University of Northern Iowa. After passing the CPA examination on his first attempt, he obtained his MBA with an emphasis in finance from Drake University, again graduating with honors. His professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, and the Certified Financial Advisors Institute (CFA).

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2009 - Present

Managing Partner

Markmel Co LLC
Jun 1991 - Mar 2015

Managing Director

Principal Real Estate Investors



May 1994 - May 1997


Drake University
Aug 1987 - May 1991


University of Northern Iowa