Mark Fluent is an American managing director for Deutsche Bank He is most famous for being the husband of actress, Justine Bateman.


Mark Alan Fluent was born during the early 60s in Los Angeles, California. After high school, he attended the University of Southern California and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Married, Wife, and Children

Mark has been married to Justine Tanya Bateman since 2001. His wife is a popular American writer, producer, and actress. The couple is blessed with two children. They got their first kid, son Duke Kenneth Fluent on June 18, 2002. Their daughter, Gianetta Fluent was born in January of 2004.

While Mark was making progress in the world business of bringing his company's huge profits, his wife was enjoying the fruits of her acting career. Mark’s wife Justine is most famous for her role as Mallory Keaton on NBC’s Family Ties which ran from 1982 to 1989. She did really well on the show and earned two Emmy nominations for her work

Mark’s wife had an eating disorder but was able to find help when she went to rehab. In an interview with God Reports, Justine explained her transformation, “I found the highest high by hitting the lowest low. I’ve actually become the person I always wanted to become, although not in the way I thought it would happen. I realized I had eating disorders, went into recovery and found a relationship with God.”

Along with his wife, he is an active volunteer and takes part in many different charity events. They are primarily involved in doing some work with local charities in Los Angeles.


After finishing college, Mark Fluent started his career as a real estate developer. The first ten years of his career were not very successful for him. In 1994, he joined the Morstrat Securities Corporation. He worked there for about a year before leaving for another position in the middle of 1995.

In 2007, Mark started his work as a broker at Lehman Brothers Inc. His career there was only a short stint as he left a year later in 2008. He also spent some time at Pembrook Capital Management. In 2013, Mark joined the Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and finally found some security in his career. The owners of the firm were really pleased with Mark and have kept him in their company for many years. Mark built up more than thirty years of commercial real estate experience to become the bank’s Head of West Coast Real Estate.

During the years of his successful career, Mark has helped provide capital assets to developers and owners of real estate at a national level. He also has allocated commercial real estate debt to finance for capital such as first mortgages, mezzanine debt, bridge loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and preferred equity.

Rise to Team Leader

Mark’s team at Deutsche Bank has been the fastest growing and most prolific group seen at the bank. He had a lot of success as the managing director. He co-funded the group in 2010 and has helped the bank become the market leader in CMBS origination and #1 in the League Tables for 7 of those 8 years.

He was responsible for some of the West Coast’s leading owners and developers of hotel, office, and multifamily units on the balance sheet side. In 2011, Mark’s team targeted investing in Silicon Valley and emerging tech-focused submarkets like downtown Los Angeles and Culver City with a successful strategy and mission. Mark’s work has made Deutsche Bank a large participant in commercial real estate which lends on assets with clients like Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Netflix. He mainly focused on these on digital companies because they were the biggest firms to expand into the new media industry.

Mark has been running loan originations for Deutsche Bank’s balance Sheet and Special Situation in the western United States for many years since 2010. Mark oversees real estate teams in San Francisco and Dallas for the Deutsche Bank Securities. After bouncing from job to job, Mark was ecstatic and proud to finally be a leader and someone that people could count on.

Last Modified: Apr 5, 2020

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