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Dr. Mark Lee Levine has been a professor, real estate broker, real estate, tax, and business attorney, and investor for over 40 years. Mark is a full Professor, and served as the Director of the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver for almost 20 years. He was also Chair of the Legal Studies Department. He has lectured throughout the world on topics including real estate, law, real estate investments, real estate securities and syndications, appraisal, estate planning, tax aspects of real estate transactions, liability, business law, the economy, and international real estate.


Mark has been a consultant and real estate practitioner for over 45 years. He has worked on thousands of residential and commercial transactions, both within and outside the USA. Although he has worked throughout the world, as a Denver Native, Mark has significant expertise in the Denver Metro area (especially the Hilltop/Crestmoor neighborhoods, where he has lived for many years).

Mark is a Principal with the Law Firm of Levine Segev LLC. Mark has been practicing law for more than four decades and is very active in the legal practice, with focus on real estate, business, tax and related fields of the law. Mark is also the CEO and Principal Broker at Levine Ltd., REALTORS®.

A distinguished author, Mark has written 52 books, and over 300 articles. He holds real estate or related designations, certifications and licenses that include, among others, CCIM, CRB, CPM, DREI, GRI, ALC, MAI, SREA, CRE, CA-C, SRS, CIPS, GAA, CLU, ChFC, Cert. FIABCI, Dipl. FIABCI, FIREC, FRICS, CRS, CLU, RECS, etc.


Mark has been selected as one of the outstanding educators in America and holds a collection of academic degrees including a Bachelor of Science in business and economics from Colorado State University; a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Denver School of Law (JD); a Post Law Degree (LLM) in tax law from New York University; a graduate of the Professional Accounting Program (PAP), Northwestern University Graduate School of Management; and a PhD in Business Administration from Century University.


  • PhD, Real Estate, Business, Century University

  • JD, University of Denver School of Law

  • LLM, Tax Law, (Legum Magister), New York University, Law Division

  • PAP, Accounting, Northwestern University School of Management

  • BS, Business and Economics, Colorado State University


Academic Professional Activities

  • Recipient of three Fulbright grants, one to the UAE and two in China. These covered international real estate, among other topics.

  • Published new editions on multiple books, one of which has been published for more than 40 years by the largest real estate/law/tax publisher in the world, Thomson West. The recent texts cover real estate taxation, real estate exchanges and international real estate.

  • Work completed on many international real estate matters, including leading international real estate delegations, speaking internationally, publishing in the field and being named as the dean of Education for the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), etc.


Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Grants—two to China and one to Middle East/UAE

  • NAIOP Fellow; University Fellow; Honorary Dean, etc.

  • Cecil Puckett Award from the University of Denver

  • Holder of Mark Lee Levine Endowed Chair, University of Denver

Curriculum Vitae

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