About Us

Established in 1988, Mark B. Weiss Real Estate has maintained a well respected national reputation as a full service Real Estate firm.

MARK B. WEISS REAL ESTATE provides a wide range of sales and marketing services to sellers and buyers of real estate.

The expertise of Mark B. Weiss Real Estate includes services for corporations, municipalities, institutions, and lenders. We provide duties as court appointed receiver, managing agent, mortgagee in possession, leasing agent, and success as real estate sales brokers and agents.

Mark B. Weiss Real Estate has sold a spectrum of property types, which include single family homes, condominiums, townhomes, commercial property, shopping centers, apartment buildings, apartment complexes, office buildings, industrial buildings, partially complete residential and mixed use developments, vacant land, and condominium developments.

If you are a single person looking for your first home, a family looking to move from a condominium to a house, an investor looking for an apartment building, a business looking to purchase a factory, a developer looking for a site, or an institution looking for a manager for a shopping center in foreclosure - Mark B. Weiss Real Estate is your Realtor® of choice.

CV of Mark B Weiss, President

Mark B. Weiss, Managing Broker of his office, began the company bearing his name in 1988. Over the years, Mark B. Weiss Real Estate has taken a prominent role, and become well recognized nationally as a leader in the sale of commercial and investment property for financial institutions, private owners, corporations and trusts, and as a developer of vintage property renovations throughout Chicago's neighborhoods.

A graduate of Von Steuben High School and DePaul University, Mr. Weiss is past President of the Lincoln Park Builder's Club and a member of the Both the Rogers Park and the Edgewater Uptown Builders Club. He is a member of the harvard club of chicago.

From 2000-2003, Mr. Weiss was a member of the Board of Directors of the Chicago Association of Realtors and served as the Chairman of the Association's Commercial Committee from 2000-2002 conducting monthly programs and seminars for his contemporaries. Mark established the first commercial convention for the Association. From 1998-2001 Under Mayor Richard M Daley Mark was appointed to be a member of the City of Chicago's Permit Advisory Board. Mr. Weiss is a past director of the Illinois CCIM Chapter and achieved a CCIM in 1994, a member in perpetuity and past director of the Chicago Real Estate Council, a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Realtors National Marketing Institute, the Real Estate Investment Association, the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, the National Association of Auctioneers, the City Club of Chicago, the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce and the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Weiss has been awarded multiple "Good Neighbor Awards" from the Chicago Association of Realtors for excellence in vintage renovation of historical residential properties located in many of Chicago's neighborhoods.

Mr. Weiss is the Author of seven books: "Landlording and Property Management", "Real Estate Flipping" and " The Everything Home Buying Book", "Secrets of a Millionaire Real Estate Developer" and "Condo's Townhomes and Co-Ops" "Common Sense: Making Good Decisions in Real Estate Workouts" and his Novel "The I Can't Get Enough Club", 

Mr. Weiss began his business career when he was 19 years old in 1972 when he conceived the idea and then opened the Uncle Dan Army-Navy Stores in Chicago and began their international mail order catalog business.

In 1997 Mr. Weiss helped organize and found NCB Holdings, the holding company of the New Century Bank which was chartered in 1998. Mr. Weiss was a member of the holding company board of directors. Mr. Weiss was a board member of Ontario Street Investments a financial planning and investment firm, also part of NCB Holdings. Mr. Weiss and his partners had the foresight to coordinante the sale of their ownership in the bank prior to the great depression of 2007-2013. Thus making his shareholders profitable.

Mr. Weiss completed all courses and earned certification becoming a Certified Commercial Member of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute of the National Association of Realtors. As an expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate, Mr. Weiss is a Real Estate professional who has completed 240 hours of graduate-level courses in financial analysis, commercial brokerage, market analysis, tax planning, managing and marketing troubled assets, decision analysis and negotiation. 

Mr. Weiss first became a receiver in 1989 and has experience in being a Receiver in Cook, Kane and DuPage County and has frequently been retained as an expert witness in legal cases involving a variety of private, bankruptcy, and disputed real estate matters.

Mr. Weiss has been actively engaged in selling property using the Auction method of sale as well. Mr. Weiss is well versed in traditional sales as well as sealed bid and public call auctions. Mr. Weiss acts in the capacity of the auctioneer as well as auction event coordinator.

Mr. Weiss has taught at the Latin School of Chicago's Live and Learn program and at the Learning Annex in New York, Minneapolis and Los Angeles. Mr. Weiss has moderated the Lincoln Park Builders Club Annual Forum on multiple occasions.

Because of his celebrity and expertise in the field of Real Estate, Mr. Weiss often appears on both radio and television programs as a real estate expert for interviews and panel discussions. Having been featured on CNN, FOX, CNBC, PBS, NBC, WGN, XM RADIO, KARE, WCIU as well as other media, Mark is a "Go To Guy" often quoted in Time Magazine, Money Magazine, the Chicago Sun Times, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, Jane Magazine, CBS Market Watch.Com, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The St. Petersburg Times, The Detroit Free Press, The Florida Times Union, Woman's World, The Estates Gazette, UK, CCIM and Realtor Publications as well as other newspapers and publications both national and international.

Philanthropy and Community Service:

As a teenager Mark was in multiple leadership roles within the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization (BBYO), as president of the Peterson Park AZA, the President of the Northwest Council of Chicago, the Chicago Region Secretary and newspaper editor. He was awarded the Youth of the Month awarded by Chicago's Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1969 for leadership and community service work.

Mark Was a member of the B'nai Brith Youth Organization Board of Directors from 1976-1981 and advisor to the Manor AZA a fraternity for Jewish Boys. 

In 2004 Mark was honored by the State of Israel Bonds Real Estate Division as their first Real Estate Honoree. He is currently the Chairman of the Real Estate Division for State of Israel Bonds, and a member of the Board of Governors for State of Israel Bonds. From 2004 - 2010, Mark was a founding board member of Arts at Large a non-for profit dedicated uniting emerging musicians and artists with diverse audiences in a wide array of unique settings.

Mark has many things that keep him interesting and involved. He studied at Second City in Chicago in the early 1990's and writes and performs standup comedy and is an active entertainer doing storytelling to audiences in a variety of venues and clubs.

For details on any of the above call Mark @ 1-312-617-3630, or write to markbweiss@gmail.com

You can also find out more information about Mark B. Weiss on his LinkedIn profile @ https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-weiss-8aba201b