Mark is the managing associate and a commercial appraiser with Concra Appraisal Assoc. in Hudson., His tenure with the company spans the last 9 years., Mark is in the process of obtaining his NYS Certification as a General Appraiser., Mark attributes much of his professional achievements to his parents, stories of his Grandfather’s legacy, and the mentorship and guidance of Anthony R. Concra., Mark was born and raised in the Town of Greenport, graduating top 5 in his class from Hudson High in 2008., Mark went on to graduate with an A.S. in Individual Studies from Columbia-Greene Community College., Mark holds a special place for the college as his grandfather, the late Ellsworth B. Weaver former Chairman of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors, was integral in its founding., After graduation, Mark attended Siena College and graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Management and a minor in Information Systems., During his time at Siena, Mark served as the Vice President of the 21st Century Leader’s Society., In addition to his professional career, Mark has been an active Class A firefighter with the Greenport Fire District for 15 years., He has held the positions of Lieutenant, Captain, 2nd Asst. Chief, and currently serves as the 1st Asst. Chief of the District., Mark was honored as Firefighter of the Year three times. Mark also sits on the board of directors for the Columbia County Volunteer Firefighter’s Assoc., Most recently Mark was honored as an inaugural recipient of the “Columbia County 40 Under 40” award.