As a Partner at Force 10, Mike leads the firm’s real estate and real estate capital markets practice and helps manage the advisory and litigation support practices.
Mike is a career special situations, real estate, and capital markets leader with an extensive background managing equity and debt investments, with over two decades of financial advisory and restructuring experience. He works with owners and investors of publicly-traded and privately-held companies and domestic and international financial institutions on restructurings, asset and portfolio-level transactions, financings, joint ventures and M&A, litigation, and strategic issues affecting enterprise value.
Mike’s transaction and restructuring experience includes every major real estate asset class and investment positions up and down the capital structure. Over his career, he has led or advised on financing and sale processes totaling over $5 billion. Since joining Force 10 in 2017, Mike has received the prestigious “Deal of the Year” award from the Global M&A Network on two occasions.
Mike frequently provides expert testimony in state and federal court litigation matters involving interest rates, chapter 11 plan feasibility, valuation, damages, partnership disputes, underwriting procedures, loan servicing and administration, and real estate capital markets conditions.
Prior to joining Force 10, Mike was a Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Finance segment of FTI Consulting, where, as part of the Real Estate Group, he led the Real Estate Capital Markets practice of FTI’s investment banking subsidiary, FTI Capital Advisors. Before FTI, Mike held senior management roles as a lender and equity investor: with Archstone, Essex Property Trust, Calyon Corporate and Investment Bank (Credit Agricole Group), and Sagamore Equities.
He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, CRE Finance Council, and Urban Land Institute.