Mark Deutschmann

Mark Deutschmann

Village Founder, Realtor

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 the majority of his interest in Village and now serves 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 thousands of homes in Hillsboro Village, 12 South and other Nashville urban neighborhoods.  Mark’s team has sold over 46 condo/loft/cottage projects, including CityLights, Icon in the Gulch, The Enclave, Bristol West End, and Gale Park with over $237M in closed development project sales volume since 2019. Mark and his CityLiving group are consistently ranked the top producing sales group at Village. 

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. 

Actively engaged in the community, Mark served as president for both Urban Land Institute Nashville and Greenways for Nashville and serves on the Mayor's Sustainability Advisory Board.  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 has been honored numerous times as a Power 100 leader in commercial real estate by the Nashville Business Journal and In Charge development leader by the Nashville Post.

Mark is the author of One-Mile Radius, Building Community from the Core, which was published by Advantage in 2017.

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, she is the founder of Letterlogic and Braintrust. Mark and Sherry like to walk neighborhoods and Greenways, and enjoy traveling. Mark is an avid juggler, collects stamps, and enjoys river kayaking. 



Mark Deutschmann

Village Founder, Realtor


The CityLiving Group is a leading real estate team in Nashville. Experts in new construction developments, resale single family and condos sales - The CityLiving Group’s knowledge of the Nashville market and dedication to helping clients achieve their real estate goals, has resulted in over $1B of closed transactions. Comprised of a team of professionals specialized in the multiple aspects of the real estate transaction, The CityLiving Group has the systems in place to provide the highest level of service.

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