Mark Drucker began his career in 1984 in the media department at Grey Advertising in New York. In 1986, he ventured into the Manhattan real estate market, as a successful sales agent at major Manhattan brokerage firms.
In 1988, he joined the B-to-B division of Fairchild Publications at Travel Agent Magazine, which was the start of a twenty-five year career in magazine publishing. In 1990 he moved from the B-to-B side of publishing over to the consumer side, spending two years at Hearst Magazines (Connoisseur) followed by three years at Conde Nast (House & Garden in New York, then Bon Appetit in Los Angeles). In 1994, he returned to New York and joined Meigher Communications, a New York based start-up, launching two award-winning luxury publications, Saveur and Garden Design. In 1998, Mark was named Publisher of Garden Design.
From 2000 to 2003, Mark lived in Cambridge, MA, where he founded an advertising sales rep firm, Cambridge Media Group. His clients included American Express Custom Publishing, Departures, Working Mother and the Milller Sports Group. Upon returning to New York in 2004, Mark was named Publisher of Hamptons and Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens, two shelter magazines that cater to the luxury market and the interior design trade. In the summer o 2008, he joined New York-based Plum TV as VP of their Hamptons station and was named Publisher of their new Hamptons magazine, Plum, which launched in 2011. In 2013, Mark was named Publisher at Manhattan Media for Avenue Magazine’s summer launch of Avenue on the Beach. He served the magazine through its first two seasons.
Mark has been a full-time resident of East Hampton since 2006. He was raised in White Plains, NY and is a 1983 graduate of Syracuse University with a dual degree (BA) in psychology and advertising. Some of his personal interests include travel, tennis, running, writing, cooking (he’s a certified pastry chef!), politics and building strategic alliances between the public and private sector.