Mark Yeager graduated from Lehigh in 1981 with a degree in finance. He was a member of the football team and Chi Psi fraternity. Yeager also received an M.B.A. in marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. After working in corporate finance for Nabisco Brands, he switched roles to work as a real estate investment broker for CB Commercial, where he handled the sales and leasing of income-producing, industrial, and retail properties in the New Jersey market. Yeager continued his career at the Gale Real Estate Services Company, where he served as president and chief investment officer as well as executive vice president of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation, Gale’s parent company. Yeager is the founder and principal of MRY Associates, LLC, a private equity real estate organization in the northern New Jersey marketplace.
Yeager serves on the Executive Committee for the Tri-County Scholarship Fund and is a trustee of the Madison Athletic Foundation in Madison, New Jersey. In 2007, he chaired the Morris County Heart Walk to benefit the American Heart Association. In 2003, he was honored with the Huber Award for Outstanding Voluntary Leadership in Morris County, New Jersey.
Yeager and his wife, Katie, support two endowed scholarships at Lehigh: the 1980 Football Team/Steven R. Plucinsky Memorial Scholarship and the George L. and Donna J. Yeager Endowed Scholarship Fund. They are both members of Lehigh’s Tower Society.
The Yeagers live in Summit, New Jersey, with their two daughters, Christina and Elise.