Marcus & Millichap

Ridge MacLaren

Overview

Donald “Ridge” MacLaren specializes in the sale of market rate multifamily investment properties throughout the greater Philadelphia tri-state region, with more than 38 years of experience in the industry. Based in Marcus & Millichap’s Philadelphia office, Ridge is a licensed real estate broker in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Since joining Marcus & Millichap in April 2000, Ridge has exclusively listed and sold 15,159 multifamily units, valued at more than $1.046 billion. Ridge was promoted to Senior Vice President Investments in 2012. During the course of his real estate career, Ridge has earned numerous performance awards, including Top Producer for the entire Philadelphia office (2007), the Gold Achievement Award for Sales (2009), and the CoStar Power Broker Award (2010). In 2016, Ridge was among the top 5 highest producing agents in the Philadelphia office. Ridge graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1971, and served his country as a First Lieutenant with tours in the United States and Germany. Upon completion of his military service five years later, Ridge returned to Philadelphia and joined the firm of Walter M. Wood Jr. Real Estate, Inc. During his eight years with Wood, he sold both residential and investment properties and headed the firm’s Management Division. In 1984, Ridge formed his own brokerage and management company – MacLaren Management Company – Which represented institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, REITs and individual investors. Ridge’s past professional accomplishments also include accreditation as a Certified Property Manager (CPM), and as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Ridge is a past President of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia, and Regional Vice President of the National Apartment Association. Ridge is actively involved in the local and national chapters of the Institute of Real Estate Management, the National Multi-Housing Council, and the West Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. Outside of work, Ridge enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with his six grandchildren.

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Ridge MacLaren

Ridge MacLaren

Senior Vice President Investments
Tel: (215) 531-7019
Fax: (215) 531-7110

License:  PA  RB-063070-L
License:  PA  RM042723B
License:  DE  R2-0002461
License:  NJ  673619

National Multi Housing Council

Director - Special Asset Services Group
Senior Director - National Multi Housing Group

Promoted to Senior Investment Associate in July, 2003
Promoted to Vice President Investments in January, 2008
Promoted to First Vice President Investments in January, 2012
Promoted to Senior Vice President Investments in January, 2017
Ridge graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1971, and served his country as a First Lieutenant with tours in the United States and Germany. Five years later, upon completion of his military service, he returned to Philadelphia and joined the firm of Walter M. Wood Jr. Real Estate, Inc. During his eight years with Wood, he sold both residential and investment properties and headed the firm's Management Division. In 1984, Ridge formed his own brokerage and management company (MacLaren Management Company) which represented institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, REITs and individual investors.

United States Military Academy at West Point , 1971

National Achievement Award - 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Sales Recognition Award - 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000

  • 2012 - Promoted to Senior Vice President Investments
  • 2010 – Co-Star Power Broker Award
  • 2009 – Gold Achievement Award for Sales
  • 2007 – Top Producer in the Philadelphia Office
  • National Achievement Award - 2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
  • Sales Recognition Award - 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000

Ridge's past professional accomplishments also include accreditation as a Certified Property Manager (CPM) and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), past president of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia, regional vice president of the National Apartment Association, and active involvement in the local and national chapters of the Institute of Real Estate Management, the National Multi-Housing Council and the West Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. In 2007, he was awarded Top Producer for the entire Philadelphia office, and received the Gold Achievement Award for Sales in 2009. Ridge was awarded the 2011 National Achievement Award for Sales. In 2012, he was promoted to First Vice President Investments.
 
 

Our Team

Ridge MacLaren, Andrew Townsend, Clarke Talone

With more than 50 years of combined experience, MacLaren · Talone · Townsend has become the top team in the Mid-Atlantic, specializing in multifamily and affordable housing advisory and brokerage services. We have also successfully advised hundreds of clients in the formulation of long term and short term investment plans focusing on buy, sell, hold, and refinance strategies. Our core values are integrity, honesty, hard work, and a “tell it like it is” approach. By combining our regional market expertise, extensive relationships, and dynamic property evaluations with Marcus & Millichap’s outstanding national platform, we are well equipped to assist multifamily owners in their investment strategies. In just the past two years, we have helped our clients on 36 transactions totaling 3,928 units and over $272 million in value. For more detailed information about the team and our current listings, please visit our website by Clicking Here.

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