In 2009, Mark McLaughlin acquired Pacific Union from GMAC Home Services. During which time, Pacific Union (PUI) was generating sales volume of $2.0 billion. Twelve (12) Pacific Union acquisitions later, Compass acquired PUI in 2018 at more than $14 billion in sales volume, 10,000 transactions, 2,200 real estate professionals / employees. By the end of Q3 in 2021, the business was on pace for $20 billion in sales volume.

This unprecedented growth was the result of four core strategic competencies: 1) a quantitative vision for fiscal success, 2) an entrepreneurial, performance-based mindset, 3) innovative technology use and 4) an unwavering commitment to deliver exceptional client services and shareholder results.

Mark also created joint ventures in mortgage, title, escrow, insurance and property management.

As a key member of the leadership team at Compass, Mark contributed strategic real estate experience to the exceptional team of Compass executives that have seasoned intellectual capital in finance, technology, product development, AI and operations.

Mark played a key role in M&A activities at Compass as well as the strategic expansion into adjacent services including escrow, title, mortgage and insurance. Each of these businesses are expanding at scale across the US to enrich the experience of the real estate professionals and their clients.