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We are genuinely committed to giving our clients the opportunity to make the best possible choices at the most advantageous time. In our advisory role, we go beyond the normal role of agent and take our job as advisor very seriously. Our clients stay ahead of the changes, are more prepared to seize opportunities as they emerge, and are able to avoid unnecessary challenges that can typically be avoided. Serving the best interest of our clients is not just the source of our long-standing success – It is what gives us joy that keeps us striving to provide the best possible advisory services, in addition to our well-established transactional expertise.

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Donald “Ridge” MacLaren

Senior Vice President Investments & Senior Director of National Multi Housing Group

National Achievement Award – 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Sales Recognition Award – 2017, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000
2012 – Promoted to Senior Vice President Investments
2009 – Gold Sales Recognition Award
2007 – Top Producer in the Philadelphia Office

Donald “Ridge” MacLaren specializes in the sale of market rate multifamily investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia tri-state region, with more than 44 years of experience in the industry. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Ridge is a licensed real estate broker in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Since becoming an agent with Marcus & Millichap in April 2000, Ridge has exclusively listed and sold over 19,000 multifamily units, valued at more than $1.4 billion. Ridge was promoted to Senior Vice President Investments in 2012. During the course of his real estate career, Ridge has earned numerous performance awards, including several National Achievement Awards, Top Producer for the Philadelphia office (2007), and the Gold Sales Recognition Award (2009). Ridge graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1971, and served his country as a First Lieutenant with tours in the United States and Germany. Upon completion of his military service five years later, Ridge returned to Philadelphia and joined the firm of Walter M. Wood Jr. Real Estate, Inc. During his eight years with Wood, he sold both residential and investment properties and headed the firm’s Management Division. In 1984, Ridge formed his own brokerage and management company – MacLaren Management Company – Which represented institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, REITs and individual investors. Ridge’s past professional accomplishments also include accreditation as a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Ridge is a past President of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia, and Regional Vice President of the National Apartment Association. Ridge is actively involved in the local and national chapters of the Institute of Real Estate Management, the National Multi-Housing Council, and the West Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Outside of work, Ridge enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with his six grandchildren.

 


 

Clarke Talone

First Vice President Investments & Director of National Multi Housing Group

Sales Recognition Award – 2019, 2017, 2015
2017 – Gold Sales Recognition Award
2017 – Rising Star Award
2016 – Promoted to First Vice President Investments
2014 – Promoted to Director
2012 – Promoted to Senior Associate

Clarke Talone specializes in the sale of market rate multifamily investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia tri-state region. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Clarke is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Since becoming an agent with Marcus & Millichap in June 2006, Clarke has exclusively listed and sold over 14,000 multifamily units, valued at more than $1.1 billion. Clarke was promoted to First Vice President Investments in 2016. During the course of his real estate career, Clarke has earned numerous performance awards, including the Gold Sales Recognition Award (2017), and the Rising Star Award (2017). Clarke consistently ranks among the highest producing agents in the Philadelphia office, coming in at #4 in 2019, earning a Sales Recognition Award. Recently, Clarke was selected to serve as an expert witness for a land condemnation case in the greater Philadelphia area. Clarke graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond, and previously worked as an Information Technology Consultant on long-term client engagements with MCI, Nextel, Sears, General Electric, Nike, and Symantec. Currently, he is an active member of the Pennsylvania Apartment Association East. Outside of work, Clarke is active in the community. He is a committee member for the Radnor Run, which is an annual 5-mile race benefitting the American Lung Association. Clarke also coaches youth sports, including t-ball, softball, basketball, and wrestling.

 


 

Andrew Townsend

First Vice President Investments & Director of National Multi Housing Group

National Achievement Award – 2020, 2019, 2017
Sales Recognition Award – 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012
2017 – Top Producer in the Philadelphia Office
2015 – Promoted to First Vice President Investments
2013 – Promoted to Director
2011 – Promoted to Senior Associate

Andrew Townsend specializes in the sale of affordable and market rate multifamily investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia tri-state region. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Andrew is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Since becoming an agent with Marcus & Millichap in June 2008, Andrew has exclusively listed and sold over 14,000 multifamily units, valued at more than $1.1 billion. Andrew was promoted to First Vice President Investments in 2015. During the course of his real estate career, Andrew has earned numerous performance awards, including Top Producer for the Philadelphia office (2017), and National Achievement Awards in 2020, 2019 and 2017. Andrew graduated with a B.A. in History from Gettysburg College, and previously worked in the multifamily property management business with University City Housing in Philadelphia. Currently, he serves on the board of Hearts of Camden – A non-profit organization providing affordable housing in Camden, NJ. Andrew lives with his wife and two sons in South Philadelphia.

 


Dan Bernard

Senior Associate

2019 – Sales Recognition Award
2019 – Shooting Star Award
2019 – Promoted to Senior Associate
2016 – Pace Setter Award
2016 – Rookie of the Year Award

Dan Bernard specializes in the sale of multifamily investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia region, specifically Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Dan is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania. Since joining Marcus & Millichap in August 2015, Dan has exclusively listed and sold nearly 2,000 multifamily units, valued at more than $177 million. Dan was promoted to Senior Associate in 2019. During the course of his real estate career, Dan has earned numerous performance awards, including the Shooting Star Award (2019), Pace Setter Award (2016), and Rookie of the Year Award (2016). Dan ranked among the highest producing agents in the Philadelphia office in 2019, coming in at #5 and earning a Sales Recognition Award. Dan graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University in 2013. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, he worked at a project management company outside of Washington D.C. He is currently a member of the Young Friends of Baker Industries – A non-profit program that strives to engage a younger generation of volunteers in support of providing real work for real wages to vulnerable adults. Dan is an avid golfer, having played for the men’s golf team while at Bucknell. He earned a spot to play in the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship.


Bill McGlone

Associate

Bill McGlone specializes in the sale of multifamily investment properties throughout Delaware and Northern Maryland, specifically Harford, Cecil, Kent, Carroll, Queens Anne, and Wicomico counties. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Bill is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania. Bill graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland in 2006. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, he played professional lacrosse in both the Major League Lacrosse (outdoor) and National Lacrosse League (indoor), most notably playing for the Philadelphia Wings in his final five seasons. He most recently worked with Trilogy Lacrosse as an account manager and national director, specializing in sales and running national events. Bill earned numerous accolades for his lacrosse accomplishments, including All-Rookie team honors in his first year playing for the Chicago Shamrox. Bill was the first 2x captain at the University of Maryland in 25 years, and earned All-American status 3 out of the 4 years he played being the only repeat 1st team All-American in 2005 and 2006. He was a National team member representing his country in 2003 and 2010.


Luke Bianchino

Associate

Luke Bianchino specializes in the sale of multifamily and mixed-use investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia area, specifically Center City. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Luke is a licensed real estate salesperson in Pennsylvania. Luke graduated with a B.A. in Economics from The University of Delaware. Prior to joining Marcus & Millichap, he worked at a brokerage and development firm in Wilmington, Delaware. When not working, Luke enjoys basketball, golf, lacrosse and traveling. He actively engages in volunteer activities and fundraising for local organizations, including Meals on Wheels America, and the B+ Foundation – A children’s cancer charity that helps kids through financial assistance, research, and advocacy.

 


Kassia Pisklak

Director of Marketing

As Director of Marketing, Kassia is responsible for the design, development and execution of an ongoing marketing campaign that supports the overall marketing and sales plan of the team. Prior to joining the team in July 2013, Kassia worked as Communications Coordinator for Belfair Plantation in Bluffton, South Carolina.

•  Kassia graduated from Penn State University in 2005 with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism and Art.

•  Previously, Kassia worked as Publications Editor and Designer for the Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State.