Throughout Michael’s career, he has closed well over $8,000,000,000 in transactions including bridge and permanent debt, mezzanine, and equity. Michael entered commercial real estate in 1990 working within the Real Estate Services Group at Arthur Andersen, New York office. Having worked on several assignments in Texas, he relocated and founded a real estate consulting firm, which he sold 7 years later. The firm was focused on several facets of real estate including valuation, feasibility studies, and consulting for companies that would have facilities on both sides of the US-Mexican border. After selling this firm, Michael relocated to Boca Raton, Florida and soon started and ran the Florida office of Meridian Capital Group, a New York based intermediary. During his 14+ year tenure at Meridian, Michael also built and ran offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Dallas as well. In 2015, Michael left Meridian and started Banyan Commercial Capital which has a stronger focus on equity placement, as well as structured finance vehicles.
Michael earned a B.S. from the Millard E Tydings School of Business at the University of Maryland with a concentration in finance, as well as an M.S. in Real Estate from New York University (Schack Institute of Real Estate) with a concentration in Real Estate Finance.
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