Michael joined CBRE in 2000 and runs a multi-market Advisory and Transaction (A&T) Team, which leverages their specific expertise in performing multi-disciplinary transactions and full portfolio analysis. The A&T team serves as an advisor to corporations in making highly informed real estate decisions, reducing costs, creating value, and improving performance. His primary responsibilities include the day-to-day oversight of his clients’ account Transactions and Portfolio Optimization initiatives currently leading the Kroger, EuroGarages, O’Reilly Auto Parts and Belcan transaction accounts, representing a combined 100 million square feet and 10,000+ individual locations.
Michael started his multi-market practice as the Transactional and Portfolio Administration leader on the Fifth Third Bank Account from 2003-2016, leading the account from its early centralization initiatives, to network expansion, site disposition and back to net expansion. The scope of work included all portfolio transactions including: lease-buybacks, renewals, bulk sales, third-party tenant leasing, lease buyouts, and extend and blend initiatives.
In his career, Michael has delivered over $250 million in client savings via transaction programs ranging from lease restructuring, surplus property dispositions, strategic acquisitions or relocations, M&A consulting, portfolio optimization, and other CAPEX and OPEX savings initiatives.
Michael began his career with CBRE as an office specialist and participated in dozens of transactions representing tenants, landlords, sublease dispositions, owner/user dispositions and investment sales.