Mark Litman

The Heart Foundation Chairman

Mark Litman’s life was forever changed on December 7, 1995, when his best friend Steve Cohen died of a sudden heart attack when they were both 35. Determined to prevent similar deaths and keep the memory of Steve alive for his two young daughters, Mark established The Heart Foundation. He has been the driving force behind the foundation for the last 22 years and continues to serve as its Chairman. Mark attended Cal State University Northridge and is a licensed California Real Estate Agent and President and Founder of Ridan, Inc., which specializes in the acquisition, management, and disposition of multifamily, office, and retail properties. Mark has been married to his wife Tamara for 35 years, and they have two sons, Jordan and Riley. Mark credits his ability to juggle his real estate business and his duties as The Heart Foundation’s Chairman to the steadfast support of his family.