Capital Square, a real estate firm focused on tax-advantaged real estate investments, has promoted Mark Mercado to executive vice president, investment programs and operations.

Mercado, whose career in financial services spans over 20 years, joined Capital Square in 2020 as vice president of private offerings. He most recently held the position of senior vice president, investment programs, where he oversaw the closing and investor relations departments. He has experience in financial services including investment product development, sales, closing and acquisitions, due diligence and the management of accounts.

“Mark has done a fantastic job leading our West Coast office and has demonstrated exceptional leadership while working to generate and close new DST, opportunity zone fund and LLC investments from a growing number of wealth managers and investment advisors,” states Whitson Huffman, co-chief executive officer. “He is a key member of our executive leadership team with extensive experience, having helped raise more than $3.5 billion of investor equity during his lengthy career.”