Mark Begor is president and chief executive officer of GE Capital Real Estate, a leader in commercial real estate that invests, finances, and manages properties around the world.
Mark also leads GE Capital's Restructuring Operations unit, a diverse group of solid but non-strategic businesses in GE Capital's portfolio focused on improving returns, increasing productivity and optimizing their value.
Mark began his career at General Electric in 1980, was named a company officer in 1996 and GE Senior Vice President in 2005.
Prior to his current role, Mark held a series of leadership roles at GE Capital's Retail Finance unit from 2002 to 2011, most recently as president and CEO, successfully guiding it through a tumultuous business cycle.
From 1998 to 2002, he was executive vice president, chief financial officer and head of business development at NBC - a role that included managing several large acquisitions. He joined NBC in 1998 as chief financial officer.
From 1995 to 1998, Mark served as GE's head of investor communications, successfully leading the company's communications with institutional and individual investors. During this time, he was twice named Investor Relations Officer of the Year by Investor Relations magazine.
From 1989 to 1993, Mark worked at GE Plastics, including three years in Singapore as CFO and business development leader. He began his career in GE's Financial Management Program and was a member of the company's corporate audit staff.
Mark earned a BA from Syracuse University and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.