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Mark Dambly

Mark H. Dambly

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer for Pennrose, Mark H. Dambly provides strategic and day-to-day leadership for nearly 520 Pennrose employees who support development and management activities in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Mark has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, including overseeing complex transactions in both the affordable and market-rate housing markets. Under his leadership, Pennrose has completed more than 350 developments totaling over 27,000 units and encompassing nearly $5 billion in total development costs.

Mark joined Pennrose in 1992, tapping into his many years of experience in real estate development. Mark intimately understands the intricacies of multi-family residential development and takes a balanced perspective of social mission and market opportunity. He has proven financial capability, a record of accomplishment of successful properties planned and built on schedule and on budget, and a strong commitment to providing families and seniors with affordable and market-rate multi-family housing.

Mark serves as President of the Pennrose Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization that further enhances the company’s mission of transforming communities. Mark also serves on the Board of Directors of Penn State Health, Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), Military Veteran Partners (MVP), and the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority. Mark served on Penn State’s Board of Trustees from 2010-2023 and was elected to serve as Vice Chair in 2016 and Chair in 2017.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Insurance from Pennsylvania State University.