Mark Deutschmann has been selling real estate since 1986, founded VILLAGE in 1996, Core Development in 2003, and The CityLiving Group in 2005. VILLAGE grew to employ over 350 agents and staff during Mark's ownership. In 2019, Mark sold VILLAGE and now serve as Chair Emeritus.
Mark and his CityLiving Group team still sell residential real estate at VILLAGE. Mark's sales focus and passion include all of Nashville’s inner loop neighborhoods. Mark has sold over 1,000 homes in the Hillsboro Village and 12South neighborhoods, and sells many homes in East Nashville, Sylvan Park, Richland/Central, and Germantown. Mark’s team has sold over 27 condo/loft/cottage projects, including The Icon, The Enclave, Bristol West End, and Gale Park. According to the Nashville Business Journal, Mark and his CityLiving Group have been the top sales team in Nashville for many years.
Mark and his team at Core Development develop and promote the interface of walkable areas in emerging communities. Examples of Core’s completed development communities include Exchange Lofts, Kress Lofts, Werthan Lofts, The Chesterfield, Richland Station, The Finery in Wedgewood Houston, and Alloy on Tech Hill. Several of these communities have been honored by The Urban Land Institute with the Excellence in Design Award. Core continues to work on a number of developments in the emerging neighborhoods.
Ever engaged in the community, Mark is the Chairman for the Urban Land Institute in Nashville and former President of Greenways for Nashville. He also serves on Nashville's Greenways and Open Space Commission. As the end of 2018, The VILLAGE Fund, the charitable arm of both VILLAGE and Core, surpassed $2.2 million in donations back to our community. Mark founded Go Green Home Services in 2014 to retrofit homes for energy savings, reserving profits for Hands on Nashville. He received the Community Service award from the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors in 2013, and the Sustainable Tennessee Award from the Tennessee Environmental Council in 2014.
Mark is the author of One-Mile Radius, Building Community from the Core, which was published by Advantage in 2017, and is currently engaged in speaking engagements on the book circuit.
Mark has undergraduate degrees in Zoology and Spanish and an MBA in International Management. Mark and his wife, Sherry, live in Hillsboro Village. Sherry Stewart Deutschmann is also an avid entrepreneur, and is the founder of LetterLogic. Mark and Sherry like to walk neighborhoods and greenways, and enjoy traveling. Mark is an avid juggler, collects stamps, and enjoys river kayaking.
Awards & Designations
Broker, CRS, GRI, e-Pro, & EcoBroker
2206 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212