Mark Erekson REALTOR®

Mark is engaging and friendly with a strong desire to build lasting relationships with his clients. His vast experience in sales and management uniquely qualify him for the detail-oriented, trust-building work of representing you throughout your home selling and/or buying experience. He understands the process and logistics of preparing, pricing and marketing a home and will utilize his skill and experience to ensure it goes smoothly and to his client's expectations. Mark brings over 35 years of hotel management, sales and marketing and hotel consulting experience. He has served as Director of Sales and Marketing at such prestigious properties as The Grand America Hotel, a luxury Five-Diamond property, Little America Hotel & Towers, a Four-Diamond property, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Westgate Hotel, a Four-Diamond historic hotel, the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa, San Diego's North County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Howard Hughes Resorts. His experience includes luxury, mid-range, and limited service hotels in Salt Lake City, Utah; San Diego, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Flagstaff, Arizona; and Little America, Wyoming in a hotel consulting capacity. He and his sales team assisted in the preparation and hosting of the IOC for the 2002 Winter Olympics. His accomplishments include sales and marketing services for countless limited and full service properties.

He has a proven track record of improving market segment acquisition, building aggressive and cohesive sales teams, and increasing hotel occupancy, ADR and revenue. His strengths include business building and expansion, client relationship development, team building and leadership, profit and loss management, hotel consulting, and strategic and marketing planning.

What are you known for?

Sense of humor and loves to learn new skills

Born in

The family dairy farm of eight kids known as Salt Lake City

Proudest moment

Opening a luxury hotel under construction for over five years and behind schedule and having to move the first 18 groups to future years

Hardest thing you've ever done

Working on the Salt Lake Olympics as Director of Sales and Marketing for Grand America Hotels & Resorts with little sleep for 17 days

Perfect day

Skiing the slopes with my three sons on a sunny day

Best gift you've ever received

Wedding gift from Howard Hughes

First job

Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream much cleaner than a dairy farm

Secret talent

Love to build furniture, upholstery and make my own soap

Define success

Always learning and having a yes and how attitude

What do you love about Utah?

The beauty of the mountains and four seasons with friendly welcoming people