Terry College of Business - University of Georgia

Terry Third Thursday

Terry Third Thursday is a breakfast speaker series for the Atlanta business community that features influential speakers, as well as special guests from the University of Georgia, who bring local and global perspectives on business and innovation.

Next Presentation: February 20, 2020

Mark SpainMark Spain
Chairman and CEO
Mark Spain Real Estate

Mark Spain, Chairman and CEO, is an Atlanta native and a University of Georgia graduate from the Terry College of Business. Mark is a second-generation real estate agent who grew up loving homes, landscaping and neighborhoods. He developed a zeal for customer service and people after watching his dad in business. With this passion for providing excellence and a desire to deliver an unparalleled client experience, he founded a company that was about the relationship over the transaction, people over money.

In 2011, after 15 years of practicing real estate, Mark Spain joined Keller Williams and formed the Mark Spain Team. Over the next 5 years, the Mark Spain Team helped over 3,500 families close on their homes. In 2016, Mark Spain announced independence from Keller Williams and formed Mark Spain Real Estate. 2016 saw the sale of 1,842 homes, the busiest year yet.

Over the next two years, Mark Spain Real Estate opened 7 new offices, 3 of those branching out to serve the Charlotte, Raleigh and Nashville areas. In 2019, Mark Spain Real Estate was named #1 in closed transactions in the US for the second year in a row by the Wall Street Journal. Mark Spain Real Estate sold over  1 billion dollars in residential real estate by assisting over 4,200 families with buying and selling their homes in 2019.

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