Student Success Story: Marlon Taylor Recipient of NAIOP Scholarship
Marlon Taylor is a 1st year MSRE candidate at Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Starting his career in project management, he’s gained over 6 years of experience at some of the top construction and real estate firms such as Clark Construction and JLL. During his tenor, he’s developed a keen eye and passion for managing the real estate process through a variety of assignments ranging from new construction to adaptive reuse. Some of his key projects include a Naval Apartment complex (Norfolk, VA), the New Malcolm X College Campus (Chicago, IL), the Holiday Inn Disney Springs Hotel (Orlando, FL) and over 35 AMC Movie Theatre renovations across the nation.
Currently, Marlon serves as a Development Consultant for The Gettys Group. There, he’s dedicated to maximizing Real Estate investments of key stake holders through his expertise in Project Management, Development and Consulting. Mr. Taylor is eager to join NAIOP’s talented community of members, gain exposure through mentorship and promote the value of the organization.
In addition to tuition assistance, recipients of the University Scholarship receive a one-year NAIOP membership, a mentor involved in a field related to their interests, as well as a variety of other local benefits. The NAIOP Chicago University Scholarship program is annual, with applications to the program accepted in early Summer of each year.