Mark Preston established predecessor entities to Paragon Investment Management in 2004 to acquire, develop, manage and own a portfolio of properties which now comprises 44,331 square feet of office and residential space. Current market value of the portfolio is $7.6M consisting of a 76% equity position (equity $5.8M, mortgage debt $1.8M). He established Paragon Investment Management in 2021 to bring management of the portfolio under one entity, to focus on business expansion and to continue creating real estate value. Mark Preston is the firm’s founder, owner and president. His responsibilities include acquisitions, development, leasing, management and operations.
He attended the six-year combined BA/MD Honors Program at Boston University graduating summa cum laude from the Boston University College of Liberal Arts. He received his doctorate of medicine from the Boston University School of Medicine, and completed a surgical internship at North Shore University Hospital, a part of Northwell Health, in Manhasset, NY. Subsequently he attended the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, on scholarship.