Mark Simon joined Village Settlements after serving the real estate community for ten years as a real estate agent and office sales manager. He is located in the Gaithersburg office and is the Vice President and Secretary of Village Settlements. His extensive experience in the real estate industry, together with a stellar record in law school, made Mr. Simon a valuable addition to our real estate practice. He was the first non-founder to become an owner of Village Settlements. As an experienced contract drafter and negotiator, Mr. Simon is available to assist agents and clients with contract drafting and review, complex commercial real estate settlements, and other real estate matters. His experience as an arbitrator on the Professional Standards Committee of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors is invaluable in assisting agents with issues related to procuring cause and interpretation of the rules of ethics.
Mr. Simon received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Denison University. He earned his Juris Doctor from The University of Baltimore, Cum Laude, and won the prestigious American Jurisprudence Awards in Contracts and Real Property Law.
In addition to being admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland, Mr. Simon is also a licensed real estate broker and a member of the National, Maryland, and Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors. He is also a member of the Maryland State and Montgomery County Bar Associations.