Mark Nicol graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 1978 with a BBA in Marketing. He began a 33-year career as a Texas licensed Real Estate Appraiser in 1984 and, in 1989, Mr. Nicol was awarded the MAI designation by the Appraisal Institute in 1989. Also in 1989, Mr. Nicol formed Health Care Advisory Group, which has been dedicated exclusively to the analysis of seniors housing facilities nationwide. Mr. Nicol has conducted market studies and valuations for many of the nation’s leading providers of senior housing and health care services, as well as for entities providing financing to the industry. Mr. Nicol has 20 years of experience in Property Tax Representation for seniors housing facilities across the country.