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Real Estate Accounting

San Antonio, Texas, United States
January 04, 2017

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Mark Hackert, CPA

***** **** ***** 210-***-****

San Antonio, TX

Summary: Accounting and management professional with extensive experience in real estate and banking, and a proven record of leadership for process improvement.


Reorganized department, designed information systems and implemented management reports to reduce losses in a claims processing area by $1,000,000 in one year.

Created program to decrease the claims audit liability of a major loan servicer by 99% in one year.

Developed and implemented REO marketing program to manage and sell a 400-property inventory, while improving the average net proceeds to appraised value ratio.

Supervised annual certified audits, both as an independent auditor and as Chief Financial Officer.

Managed departments with over 100 employees.

Directed annual budget preparation for a company with 20 branches.

Negotiated and maintained warehouse lines of credit.

Analyzed offerings, negotiated contracts, performed due diligence audits, and managed conversion functions for numerous servicing acquisitions.

Revised the construction lending guides for the USAID / World Bank Mortgage Fund in Poland, including product descriptions, credit policies, training, and IT needs analysis.


Real estate:

18 years experience with many types of real estate, including multifamily apartments, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, theatres, development, REO portfolios, COA’s, and HOA’s;

Prepared budgets, lead due diligence reviews, assisted in private placement preparation, and performed bank loan analysis, for management companies, developers, and joint ventures;

Coordinated annual certified audits, and tax return preparation, both as independent auditor and as client.

Accounting and Treasury:

20+ years accounting and treasury experience (overlaps with real estate).

Recently employed as a commercial accounting manager for a multifamily/commercial real estate management firm;

Practiced public accounting for 6 years, progressing from entry level auditor to supervisor;

90% of clients were certified audits, with related tax returns;

Wide variety of clients and industries, with emphasis on real estate and banking.

Numerous accounting and treasury positions for large and small entities, including full cycle responsibility.


University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, BS in Accounting, graduated with honors.

Passed CPA exam on first attempt. Current Texas License #104205.

Very experienced with Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, charts, and h and v lookups.

Proficient in project management and analysis.

Hidden Forest HOA Treasurer and Architectural Control Committee co-chair.

Involved in Special Olympics and Habitat for Humanity.

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Commercial and Multi-family Accounting Manager, The Lynd Company, San Antonio, TX 2/2015 – 11/2016

Lead a team of 7 accountants, handling the accounting for 50 properties;

Responsible full cycle accounting, and owner communication;

Supervised monthly financial statement preparation, cash management, bank reconciliation, accounts payable, audit coordination, and reserve draws;

Commercial properties included shopping centers, and COA’s, with additional duties of billings, collections, and CAM adjustments;

Special projects, including department organization proposals, corporate financial review, TDHCA reporting, purchase and sale entries, and management takeovers and dispositions.

President and Owner, Amber Imports, Etc. and Silver Gallery Jewelry & Gifts, San Antonio, TX 1996 – 2015

Started and operated successful businesses silver jewelry businesses. Activities included importation, and wholesale and retail sales;

Opened a Dallas showroom, 2 retail stores, and many temporary locations;

Responsible for leading up to 10 employees, managing lines of credit, accounting, taxes, human resources, leases, marketing, purchasing, and foreign sourcing.

Mortgage Banking Consultant and Project Leader, US and Poland 1992 – 1996, and intermittent through 2015

Promoted home ownership in Poland with a mortgage and technical assistance program funded by USAID and the World Bank Mortgage Fund for Poland;

Other assignments included clean up of investor accounting/reporting, default administration, loss recovery, and claims analysis.

BancPLUS Mortgage Corp., San Antonio, TX 1988 – 1992

Vice President Foreclosure and Bankruptcy

Turned around an area, which had experienced significant distress and decreased foreclosure losses by $1,000,000 in one year;

Restructured department, designed information systems, empowered supervisors, and implemented training programs.

Vice President REO and Servicing Risk

Developed and implemented REO marketing program to sell a 400-property inventory, while improving the average net proceeds to appraised value ratio;

Lead a team of 8 responsible for foreclosure accounting, loss analysis, and REO management and sale.

Vice President Customer Service and Escrow

Guided a team of 100, servicing 100,000+ loans.

Vice President and Treasurer, Investors Residential Mortgage Corp., Austin, TX 1987 – 1988

Originally hired for secondary marketing, but because of company transition, and my flexibility, responsibilities grew to include treasury, accounting, human resources, information systems, budgeting, and general administration.

Senior Vice President, Southland Mortgage Corp., Irving, TX 1984 – 1986

Responsible for accounting, servicing, and secondary marketing of a fast-growing mortgage start up.

Audit Supervisor, Fox & Company (national CPA firm), Dallas, TX 1981 – 1984

Certified Audits, and related tax returns, with concentration in real estate and banking.

Auditor, AM & G (CPA firm with 150 professionals), Chicago, IL 1979 – 1981

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