Markerr CEO Brian Lichtenberger Interviewed by JM Schapiro, CEO of Continental Realty Corporation

Brian Lichtenberger is the Founder and CEO of Markerr. Prior to Markerr, he was the co-founder and CEO of 7Park Data, a technology and analytics company that was acquired by Vista Equity Partners in 2018. He was a leader in MasterCard’s nascent Information Services business, and was part of the team that led Majestic Research to a successful exit to ITG.

Interview questions:

Introduction | Can you provide an introduction to Markerr? When was it founded? the number of employees.

Real Estate Data | What is the state of real estate data?

Customers | Who are your primary customers?

Financing | Market recently closed on a $5 million Series. Tell us about the financing.

Career | Your career has included successful exits from Majestic Research and 7Park Data. Please provide an overview of your career.

The Team | Who are the other members of the management team?

Markerr | How does Markerr accelerate the processes for acquisitions and diligence?

Case Study | Can you share a case study?

Growth | What is on the roadmap for Q3 and 4?

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About Markerr

Markerr is setting a new standard for real estate decision-making by providing unique insights about the most impactful, forward-looking indicators of demand and supply tied to any location. Our data feeds, dashboards and reports are built from a network of proprietary sources, transformed with data science and domain expertise to surface a complete picture of opportunities. With a more accurate view of growth, investors, owners, and operators can improve forecasting, underwriting and investment decisions, and ultimately operate more efficiently, compete more effectively, and generate greater profits.

J.M. SCHAPIRO is Chief Executive Officer of Continental Realty Corporation. Continental Realty Corporation, headquartered in Baltimore and founded in 1960, is a full-service commercial real estate investment and management company. The privately-owned firm owns and manages a diversified portfolio of retail shopping centers consisting of more than 4 million square feet of space, as well as apartment home communities featuring more than 10,000 multi-family apartment homes which are positioned throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. The value of the portfolio exceeds $2B.

J.M. graduated from Bucknell University in 1991 and received a Master’s Degree in Real Estate in 1995 from Johns Hopkins University. He is currently a board member of The Park School and The Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. In addition, he is actively involved with The Associated Jewish Charities where he was the Campaign Chair for 2014/2015. Through The Associated, he was named the 2008 recipient of the Julius Rosenberg Award and the 2010 Harry Greenstein Award. He also founded a nonprofit called Baltimore Homecoming, Inc. which aims to create an alumni network of accomplished Baltimoreans who are living throughout the county. He is the Chapter Chair Emeritus for the Washington/Baltimore Young President’s Organization and the former Network Chair for the YPO/WPO Real Estate Industry Network. In addition, JM was named a regional winner in 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. He then went on to be named a national finalist in the family business category for the EY National Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 held in Palm Springs.

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