Mark Zytko co-founded Mesa West Capital in 2004. Mesa West, based in Los Angeles with offices in Chicago and New York, is a real estate investment management firm that operates a series of funds that have financed over $12 billion of commercial real estate nationwide since inception. Prior to founding Mesa West, Mr. Zytko spent five years with Credit Suisse First Boston as head of its West Coast commercial real estate finance office located in Los Angeles. Previous to CSFB, Mr. Zytko was a Vice President with GE Capital Real Estate. Previous to that he was a Manager of mortgage lending with SunAmerica Investments in Los Angeles. Mr. Zytko received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Stanford University.