President, CREDAI - MCHI & MD Marathon Group

Brief Introduction:-

Mr. Mayur R Shah, President – CREDAI MCHI & Managing Director - Marathon Group, has over 25 years of rich and varied experience in the Real Estate & construction business. He is a civil engineer from the University of Bombay and MS in Structural Engineering from University of Oklahoma, USA.


As an industry veteran and pioneer, Mr Shah believes in challenging convention. He focuses on building projects with iconic designs that offer superior functionality of spaces. With his commitment to customer delight, he employs construction best practices across the construction process. Laying special emphasis on quality across the board, he adopts latest construction technology and pays minute attention to every aspect of construction, right from basic details like structural strength to planning of amenities, to the master planning of the entire project. These endeavors have resulted in delivering many iconic award winning structures across MMR.

Leadership & Industry Focus:-

Recently, Mr. Shah has been appointed as President CREDAI – MCHI; an apex developers’ body. As a President of this apex body, he is endeavoring to carry forward ongoing tasks and issues impacting real-estate industry and take up new initiatives for the speedy growth of the real estate. A few of his team’s key agenda includes:-

  • Improving business viability in MMR by rationalisation of taxes, premiums.
  • Achieving further Ease of doing business
  • Improving knowledge and skills of members through continuous learning and best practices.
  • Preparing members for future challenges of RERA, GST and DCR rules.


His Role as MD – Marathon Group:-
Mr .Shah is committed to ensure that Marathon Group becomes one of the key contributors towards the Govt of India’s shared Vision 2022 – Housing for All; through major initiatives like – Clean Mumbai, Green Mumbai, Skilled Mumbai and Housing for All.
Under his leadership the company has been able to implement construction Best Practices. Recently, Marathon Group company has also been awarded a “Certificate of Merit in Service Category” & “Best Practices Awards 2017- in national level Making Quality Happen Competition 2017 by IMCRBNQA – National Business Excellence Framework Assessment body.

The Group has also been honoured with “Best Developer 2017” by Construction Times Builders Awards and two of their upcoming projects in South Mumbai – Marathon Futurex & Monte South have been recently awarded “Best High-rise Development & Architecture Awards – 2017” by International Property Awards, London.

Some of the key projects delivered under his leadership are –
  1. Marathon NextGen Innova, - awarded “Best Commercial Project of the Year by Accommodation Times 2006-07
  2. Marathon NextGen Era – awarded “Excellent Interior Design (Premium Segment)” by The Economic Times ACETECH 2010
  3. Marathon Nagari has been awarded as the ‘Best Residential Apartment, Low Cost-Metro’ by CREDAI in Aug 2012. 
  4. Marathon Futurex – awarded “Best upcoming Commercial project of the Year” by Construction Times Builders Awards 2015, “Best Commercial High-rise Development & Architecture – 2017”.

Mr. Domnic Romell
Hon. Secretary

From inception, Mr Domnic Romell has been strategically aligned with excellence as illustrated in 14 of his delivered projects till date, notably recognized as one of the most illustrious developers in Mumbai. Holistically, one can easily call him a man who leads by example.

Mr Domnic Romell is the Managing Director of the group. He is M.A in Economics and is actively involved in the day to day business affairs and takes core business decisions. With over two decades of experience in real estate industry, he brings innovative management practices and dynamic approach to the overall functioning of the organization.

He is Hon. Secretary of MCHI – CREDAI Committee.

With over two decades of experience in the real estate industry, he brings innovative management practices and dynamic approach to the overall functioning of the organization. With his impeccable knowledge of Mumbai real estate regulations, group is ready to take a leap

He is one of the key representatives of real estate developers before various government authorities.

He silently conducts various community programs that work towards child welfare, women empowerment and provision of medical facilities for poor.

Romell actively involves in improving business viability in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, achieving further Ease of Doing Business, and many more initiatives for the welfare of the society.

Mr. S. S. Hussain (I.A.S Retd)
Chief Executive Officer - CEO

Arguably the most decorated chief executive in the industry, Mr. Hussain started his career as a Supernumerary Assistant Collector from Wardha, Maharashtra. His immense talent was soon noticed and he went on to hold some of the most lucrative positions including District Collector & Magistrate, Latur from 1982- 85 & in Nashik from 1992-93. Mr. Hussain was also the Principle Secretary Revenue & Forests with the Government of Maharashtra between 2005 - 2009 & the Chairman of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) 2007-2010, just to name a few.

With a career spanning over three decades, Mr. Hussain has been showered with multiple laurels including the very prestigious ‘Business Leader of the Year - Ports' award at the leadership and excellence awards, shipping, marine & ports in 2010. Under his leadership the JNPT was bestowed with the ‘Maritime Gateway - Major Port of the Year' award for two consecutive years. He also served as Joint Managing Director of CIDCO for two years.

Mr. Hussain is a retired IAS officer and holds a Msc from York Univeristy, UK. Multilingual, Mr. Hussain fluently writes & speaks English, Hindi, Urdu, Persian & Marathi languages to name a few. He is currently the CEO of MCHI-CREDAI, a post he took up in May 2013.