Marc Gittleman oversees 3rd Party Services throughout Rising's 3+ million sq. ft commercial real estate portfolio, business development of integrated verticals, and Rising's energy, sustainability and technology initiatives. Marc has also participated as a GP investor in over $600M of transactions.
Marc is also CEO & Co-Founder of 5x5 Telecom, a fiber optic ISP and smart-building platform located in Los Angeles.
Prior to becoming a key member of Rising Senior Leadership and culture, Marc spent the past 18 years working with multiple start-ups. He worked closely with Nelson and Christopher Rising over the past decade on real estate projects, including Nelson and Christopher's tenure at Maguire.
A noted expert in real estate innovation, Marc's creative leadership in implementing advanced technologies has garnered national attention and drives value for Rising and many of the nation's largest real estate investors. Marc serves as Chair Eelct of the Board of Directors for BOMA International's Greater Los Angeles Chapter representing 135 million square feet of office and industrial space, the IP Infrastructure Committee of Innovate Pasadena, Chair of NAIOP's Trends in Real Estate Development forum, and an appointee to the Advisory Board of Cross Campus, where former President Obama recently spoke on technology and innovation
Marc attended Drake University and The University of Minnesota.