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Mark Bhasin

Mark Bhasin

Joined Stern 2018

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012


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Mark K. Bhasin, CFA, FRM, CAIA, FDP, CMT, ERP, PRM, LEED Green Associate, WELL AP is currently Senior Vice-President and Chief Underwriter of Agency Multifamily Finance for Basis Investment Group, LLC, a multi-strategy commercial real estate finance platform based in New York. In his career, Mr. Bhasin has underwritten and closed over $500 million in agency and CMBS loans on multifamily properties throughout the United States. He has worked at Basis since February 2010 and served as its Co-Deputy Chief Underwriter of Agency Multifamily Finance from June 2020 to November 2021.  Mr. Bhasin has spent over 20 years in the finance and real estate sectors.  Mark has also worked at CWCapital, GMAC Commercial Mortgage, and PaineWebber.  At PaineWebber, Mark participated in the firm’s Investment Banking Analyst Training Program.  While an undergraduate student at NYU, Mark worked part time for two years at Kidder Peabody & Co. in its CMO/MBS research group. Mark is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance at New York University’s Stern School of Business where he teaches the Real Estate Primary Markets course in the MBA and undergraduate programs. Mark is also an owner of Delos, which is the founder of the WELL Building Standard (WELL certification), WELL Health-Safety rating, WELL AP credential, and International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

Mr. Bhasin is a former Adjunct Professor of Real Estate Development at Columbia University where he lectured in real estate finance. He is a former Lecturer at SUNY Stony Brook where he taught MBA corporate finance courses. Mr. Bhasin is a graduate of New York University's Stern School of Business where he earned his Bachelor of Science in finance and accounting. While at Stern, he was an Alumni Scholar and member of Beta Alpha Psi. He earned his Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University where he was also a real estate finance teaching assistant. Mr. Bhasin is a CFA, CAIA, FDP, and CMT charterholder and holds the FRM (Financial Risk Manager), ERP (Energy Risk Professional), and PRM (Professional Risk Manager) risk management designations. He also holds the WELL AP and LEED Green Associate credentials, as well as the Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR) Certificate from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and Certificate in ESG Investing from CFA Institute. Mr. Bhasin is an active member of the Urban Land Institute where he is a current member of the Sustainable Development Product Council (SDC) and New York Housing Council. He was a member of the 2018 ULI Health Leaders Fellows. Mr. Bhasin is also an active member of CFA Institute and CFA Society New York.

Courses Taught

  • Real Estate Primary Markets

Academic Background

M.S., Real Estate Development, 2004
Columbia University

B.S., Finance and Accounting, 1996
New York University