Mike has over 20 years as an accomplished executive with proven leadership skills, experience, P&L and senior/executive management responsibility within global banking, asset management, real estate development and financial services firms. He has a broad based background as an Investor, Lender, Investment Banker and Advisor in the North American, UK/European and MENA markets.
Mike has been directly involved in originating, structuring, investing in, financing, restructuring, or managing teams executing, selling or advising on over $40 billion of real estate and related transactions covering most types of assets or companies. He has a demonstrated record of success: Building, leading, growing and managing substantial businesses and diverse teams; Raising and investing capital at fund, asset and corporate levels; Corporate and asset level restructuring; Optimizing asset and portfolio management and realization; Developing and implementing new investment products and capital formation strategies; Leading and managing new business/deal origination teams; Developing/leveraging relationships to win and lead investment, M&A, capital markets and other related business; Improving operational, balance sheet, risk and capital management; Serving on or advising executive boards and committees; and Developing/mentoring colleagues.
Mike has significant experience partnering, working with or for institutional and entrepreneurial investors/lenders, private equity firms, family offices, SWFs, banks, owner occupiers, public and private companies, and boards/management teams of public and private companies. Previous roles included Head of Real Estate Finance UK and EMEA at RBS Global Banking & Markets, Partner and Head of Real Estate Capital Markets at EY in London and later US.
Mike graduated from Duke University and lives in Chevy Chase, MD with his wife and four children.