Mark Wilf serves as Owner & Chairman of Orlando City Soccer Club and the Orlando Pride.
Mark and the Wilf family became majority owners of Orlando City Soccer Club and the Orlando Pride on July 21, 2021. Their acquisition also included Exploria Stadium and all related soccer assets, including the Orlando City Academy and Youth Soccer Network, and the Club’s two official training facilities, the Orlando Health Training Ground at Osceola Heritage Park and the Orlando Health Training Ground at Sylvan Lake Park.
The Wilf family has also owned the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings for 17 years. They led two of the most significant initiatives in Minnesota history with the completion of U.S. Bank Stadium and bringing Super Bowl LII to Minneapolis.
The Wilf family also developed the Vikings new headquarters, Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center, which opened in March 2018 in Eagan, Minnesota. As the day-to-day and training camp home of the team, TCO Performance Center serves as the centerpiece of Viking Lakes, a 200-acre, mixed-use development that is now home to three esports teams, the national headquarters of USA Curling the northern office of the United States Tennis Association and the Omni Viking Lakes Hotel to go alongside the Vikings Museum and Twin Cities Orthopedics’ sports medicine center and medical office building.
Garden Homes is the family's real estate firm, a nationwide leader in retail, commercial and private residential development. In 2018, the Wilfs also launched WISE (Wilf Innovative Sports & Entertainment) Ventures, an investment fund based in Manhattan. WISE focuses on early and growth stage investment opportunities in sports, entertainment and real estate.
Philanthropy has been deeply ingrained in the Wilf family for generations. They are consistent and ardent supporters of causes primarily throughout New Jersey, New York, Minnesota and Israel. The Wilf family has made social justice initiatives and children’s health a priority in their ownership and leadership efforts in Minnesota.
Wilf earned his bachelor's degree from Princeton University, where he served as the radio voice of Princeton Tigers football and basketball. He later graduated from the New York University School of Law before becoming a principal in the family business. Wilf currently serves on several boards, including Vanderbilt University, the NYU School of Law, the Princeton Varsity Club and he serves as a Trustee of Yeshiva University. Wilf is chair of the NFL Stadium Committee and serves on the Business Ventures Committee and Fan Engagement and Major Event Committee.
Wilf and his wife Jane, who is also heavily involved in philanthropic activities, have four children.