Marcus A. Jones



Mr. Marcus Jones has a distinct advantage of knowing both the real estate and construction industries. Jones’ experience includes custom home building, commercial and residential development, and real estate transaction management. He also is very active in the Detroit Workforce Development Community. He works with the local organizations to help train and recruit local residents for the skilled trade industries. He uses his relationships with the union contractors to create and open doors for residents to get into the construction trades.

With 15+ years of real estate and construction experience, Marcus Jones, has worked with some of Detroit’s premier contractors including

Empressa Construction

Iafrate Construction

Alta Equipment Co.

Blue Eagle Demolition



University of Michigan, Master of Urban Planning

University of Michigan, Master of Science: Green Building | Land Use

University of Michigan, Graduate Certificate: Real Estate Development

University of Michigan, TechArb: Student Venture Accelerator Program



Capital Impact Partners: Equitable Development Initiative Program

Aspen Institute: Corporation for a Skilled Workforce Training Program

Points of Light: Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program

US Green Building Council – LEED Green Associate

OSHA 30 Construction Safety