Mark F. Schultz
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
As the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Landmark Consolidated, Mark Schultz co-founded Landmark’s initial operating company in 1985. Over the last 30 years under Mark’s leadership Landmark has master planned, designed, developed, owned and/or operated over $6 billion in commercial, hospitality, institutional and multi-family real estate projects. By applying the basic principles of hard work, education and innovation Mark has kept Landmark ahead of their competition while constantly striving to be an industry trend setter.
Under Mark’s leadership, Landmark developed, ﬁnanced and owned the ﬁrst private U.S. federal prison and the ﬁrst privately owned and ﬁnanced U.S. Department of Defense housing projects including both military housing as well as military hotels. He was instrumental in paving the way for legislation that allows for private ﬁnancing of public schools in the State of Texas, using an innovative lease-purchase program ﬁrst implemented to ﬁnance privately owned prisons for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Landmark was one of the original investors and owner of American Campus Communities, the largest student housing company in the United States. Mark’s vision allowed Landmark to be an early leader in the growing trend to integrate luxury private residences into upscale high-rise hotels.
Mark and his is family are proud to call Austin, Texas home. Austin, is a hub for a highly educated workforce and an evolving leader in innovation and technology. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture, graduating first in his class and recipient of the prestigious Gathright Scholar Award.