• (762) 999-0800
  • 1865 W. Broad St., Suite A, Athens, GA 30606.


Marks Commercial Realty is a boutique real estate firm located in Athens, GA. Our expertise is centered on Brokerage, Management and Development of commercial properties. We are a driven, results-oriented team that values long term relationships and meeting the demands of our clients.

Marks Commercial Realty- Daniel Marks is a commercial real estate expert located in Athens, GA. He specializes in brokerage, development, and management.

Daniel Marks

President & Qualifying Broker

Daniel Marks, CCIM began his real estate career in 2006 as development manager for a regional retail developer. In 2011, he founded this firm to focus on distressed asset dispositions and providing brokerage services to a national retailer expanding across the southeast. Daniel joined Nichols Land and Investment in 2014 after he and his wife, Melissa, moved to the Athens area to raise their 3 children. Daniel re-engaged his firm and stepped away from a successful 6-year tenure as associate broker and developer with Nichols Land in 2020. He leverages his 15+ years of commercial real estate experience across multiple disciplines and economic cycles to deliver services that exceed the expectations of clients.

Brett DeLoach

Vice President

Brett DeLoach, Vice President, is responsible for Land and Commercial Property Sales and Landlord and Tenant Representation for Commercial Leases. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Georgia in Management. Brett has 7 years of experience in the forestry industry as a procurement forester and logging crew owner at Pierce Timber Company, Inc. He was a member of The University of Georgia Baseball Team from 2010-2013 and is currently a member of The University of Georgia Baseball Alumni Group and The Georgia Bulldog Club.

Marks Commercial Realty- Brett DeLoach is a commercial real estate expert located in Athens, GA. He specializes in brokerage, development, and management.

Andrew Wallace

Commercial Sales and Business Development

Andrew Wallace, Commercial Sales and Business Development, has owned and operated businesses in the Athens and Oconee County area for over 10 years. He utilizes his business acumen and passion for real estate to provide clients with an unrivaled level of service. In 2022, Andrew joined the team at Marks Commercial Realty. Andrew and his wife Alexis live in Athens with their two pups. They love to travel, enjoying the outdoors and living life to the fullest.

Sarah Richardson

Director of Marketing

Sarah Richardson, Director of Marketing, attended the University of Mississippi. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. After graduation, she began working for a commercial real estate company based in Richmond, VA where her love of real estate began to develop. After 5 years away from home, she is back in Athens, doing what she loves! During her free time, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and cheering on the bulldogs.

Kathleen O’Donnell

Executive Intern

Kathleen O’Donnell, Director of Operations, will be graduating from The University of Georgia, May of 2023. She will be receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance and a minor in Political Science. She will also receive certificates in Legal Studies and Personal and Organizational Leadership. Kathleen has experience working in the digital marketing field and administration. Kathleen is from Milton, Georgia and loves going to football games “between the hedges.”

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