Mark Chain joined Rocky Mountain Property Tax Consultants in 2005. He protests property valuation in Western Colorado, concentrating in Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle and Summit counties and has also filed protests in Routt, Gunnison, Douglas and Jefferson counties. Mark has had a 50 – 60% success rate in most reevaluation years and maintains a positive and professional working relationship with county appraisal staffs while giving highly personalized service to private clients.

Other professional work. Mark is an experienced land use planner and has worked in the public and private sectors since 1978. In addition to protesting property valuations, Mark is a consulting land use planner obtaining land-use entitlements for private clients and provides planning consulting services for municipal government.

Education. Mark received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and a Masters in Regional Planning from Cornell University in 1977. He became a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners in 1988.

Personal. Raised in southeastern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia suburbs, Mark moved to Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley in 1978 where he continues to reside. He is married and has three grandchildren and his hobbies include running, cross-country skiing, kayaking, reading and gardening.