J. Mark Madderra

Mark Madderra

Mark Madderra started J.M. Madderra & Company, Inc., a Metairie based Commercial Mortgage Banking firm, in 1993. He is a real estate investment banker with over 30 years of experience in mortgage banking, representing institutional investors in the financing of commercial and multi-family property. J.M. Madderra & Co. is now a part of Madderra, Cazalot & Head with offices in Dallas, Atlanta and New Orleans.

Madderra, Cazalot and Head is the Louisiana/Mississippi Gulf Coast’s most successful commercial mortgage brokerage operation. Its principles have generated over $5 billion of income-producing loans and equity investments. It is a real estate advisor and exclusive agent for several institutional lenders.

Mark currently serves as a commissioner and past Chairman of the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO). He was appointed as a commissioner in 2011 and will serve a 5 year term. Mark is also an officer of the Louisiana Apartment Association and is the past President of the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans. He became a member in 1994 and continues to serve as a Board Member. In 2016, Mark has become a member of the Jefferson Business Counsel (JBC).

Previously, Mark served as a Commissioner to the Louisiana Housing Finance Agency from 2001 through 2011. From 2005 to 2010, he served as Chairman of the LHFA Multi-Family Committee. This committee reviewed all matters concerning Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Tax Exempt Bonds. Mark also has served on the boards of the Home Builders of Greater New Orleans, Boy Scouts of America and the Metropolitan Area Council.

Madderra, Cazalot & Head is an active member of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America since 1993. Mark has served on numerous subcommittees at the national level and has received the MBA professional designation of AMP.

Mark graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio before relocating to Louisiana in 1977. He has been employed in real estate finance since that time.