Gregory K. Wells
President of Investment & Real Estate
Gregory K. Wells is President of Investments and Real Estate for Marnell Companies. Mr. Wells is responsible for all of the day-to-day management activities of Austi, LLC and Marnell Capital, LLC, the strategic investment and financing arms of the Marnell Family of Companies.
He also manages Marnell Properties, the real estate acquisition and development entity of the Marnell Companies. Marnell Properties is a real estate development and management company which focuses on the acquisition, development and management of commercial, income-producing real estate.
As President of Investments and Real Estate, Mr. Wells' role also includes the financing of all the Marnell Family of Companies real estate and gaming activities, as well as leading the acquisitions of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater Hotel Casinos, The Saddle West Hotel Casino, and M Holdings real estate, in addition to securing the construction financing of The M Resort.
Mr. Wells is a member of the Marnell Companies Steering Committee, which provides directional and operational oversight to the various business units of the Marnell Family of Companies.
From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Wells served as Vice President of Investments for Austi, LLC, where his primary responsibility was directing the investments portfolio consisting of private and public equity and debt.
Prior to his time with the Marnell Family of Companies, Mr. Wells was the manager of a national brokerage firm office in Phoenix, Arizona, where he oversaw the investment activities and operations of all the financial advisors in the office.
Mr. Wells is a Trustee of Tuscany Research Institute, a non-profit organization focused on balancing wildlife habitats and agricultural practices.
He serves on the Board of Directors of privately-held Shakey's USA.
Mr. Wells attended the University of Arizona on an athletic scholarship and graduated with a degree in Economics.