Meet the KDS Advisor Team

Mark Ratchford, MAI

O: 864-242-4200
M: 864-430-0371

Mark graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1987 and began a career in commercial real estate as an appraiser and consultant in Columbia, SC. After relocating to Greenville in 1990, he joined The Robinson Company where he focused on real estate and consulting for 25 years before merging with Valbridge Property Advisors in 2010 and finally joining KDS in 2015.

As Principal and Broker at KDS, Mark leverages his 30+ years of experience to provide in-depth analysis and solutions to the most complex commercial projects with a focus on general brokerage, as well as property entitlement and development. As a qualified expert witness within the field of real estate in multiple SC courts, he provides litigation support for many complex projects and is a frequent lecturer at Clemson University’s Masters in Real Estate Development program.

Mark has worked and lived in Greenville for the last 25 years with his wife and three grown daughters. He is an active member of his local Church and Search Ministries.  He enjoys cycling, hiking and fly fishing in his free time.

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