Michael’s education and experience in the real estate market began at the University of Florida in Gainsville Florida. He received his bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate and Urban Land Planning.
Thereafter, Michael focused his career on the appraisal of residential, commercial and land real estate. By completing the course work, exams, and demonstration appraisal reports as required by the Appraisal Institute, Michael achieved the MAI designation.
Utilizing his knowledge of the real estate market and his new designation, Michael became an Independent Fee Real Estate Appraiser. By providing valuation and feasibility analyses of residential and commercial real estate to private and public clients, Michael developed a strong base of knowledge for his future in commercial real estate.
While at the Principal Financial Group, he first served as the senior appraiser for the western United States, and then developed management/ analysis strategies for an $8 billion commercial mortgage portfolio as part of Risk Management. As a Mortgage Manager in the Washington D.C./ Baltimore area, he originated over $200 million of retail, office, and industrial loans administering a 60-loan portfolio exceeding $400 million.
As a Broker for Realtec, Michael focuses on the Northern Colorado regional market for development land, improved commercial properties, and leasing.
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Member, Appraiser Institute (MAI)
• Senior Residential Appraiser, Appraisal Institute (SRA)
• Fellow, Life Office Management Association (FLMI)
• Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors