Mark D. Utley, CCIM

Chairman of Utley Financial Corporation

As the Chairman of Utley Financial Corporation Mark Utley Sr. is responsible for the overall vision, strategy, direction, and management of the organization.

Mark has over forty years of experience in the Real Estate industry, spanning many different sectors and strategies.

Mark is an expert in Commercial and Residential Real Estate Development, Site Selection, Zoning, Commercial Brokerage, Financing, Management, Marketing, General Contracting and Property Management

Extensive Real Estate Development Project Management experience.

  • Senior-level profit & loss accountability
  • Site identification, development and profitability of real estate assets/ventures
  • Due Diligence investigation
  • Site Design – all phases of infrastructure and building construction
  • Applicable government regulations, zoning and permitting

Some of Mark’s notable clients include Kroger, Tractor Supply, Bank of America, and many more.



Bachelors degree in finance and economics – University of Arkansas at Little Rock



Licensed general contractor in Mississippi and Tennessee

Active real estate license in Mississippi and Tennessee


Professional Organizations:

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)

Mississippi Economic Council

DeSoto County Economic Development Committee

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Board of Directors of First State Bank in Holly Springs, MS

Board Member Memphis area CCIM

Former Board member of the Memphis Metropolitan YMCA

Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR)

Committee Member, Mid-South Retailer Kickoff

Member of Lambda Alpha International – The Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics