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. Nainesh Shah
Hon. Secretary

Mr. Nainesh Shah is the Executive Director of Terraform Realty (erstwhile Everest Developers), Mumbai &  Hon. Secretary & Managing Committee member of MCHI-CREDAI.

Mr. Nainesh, 37 years of age has completed B.E. (Civil) from VJTI, Mumbai, one of the country's premier Engineering Institute. He is a dynamic and resourceful entrepreneur with over 16 years of experience in project execution, business development & team management as the Executive Director of the Group.

Mr. Shah is a firm believer in work-life balance & professionalism. He leads with example and acts more as a mentor rather than a manager, giving responsibility & authority where its due. This success and commitment was highlighted when he was conferred with the prestigious “Young Achiever of the Year-2004” by Accommodation Times.

Besides MCHI-CREDAI, Mr Shah has also been actively involved with other partner bodies holding the post as the youngest Hon. Secretary of CREDAI (Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India). He is also the Past President of MCHI Thane Unit.

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.