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500 West 2nd Street,
Suite 1700,
Austin, TX, 78701

Michael Wardlaw serves as an Executive Vice President with the Central Texas Investment Properties | Multifamily group in the Austin office of CBRE. His primary focus is marketing, business development and formulating acquisition and disposition strategies in order to provide clients with the best seller representation services possible. Since joining CBRE in 2010, Mr. Wardlaw has participated in over 250 transactions for sales exceeding $7 billion. Mr. Wardlaw is highly experienced in individual assets sales, portfolios, land, and equity sourcing.

Mr. Wardlaw joined CBRE from CWS Capital Partners, where he lead the company’s multifamily acquisition and disposition activities in Austin and San Antonio. While at CWS, Mr. Wardlaw successfully acquired and sold many assets during his four year tenure. Additional responsibilities including asset managing a portfolio of over 2,500 units in Austin and San Antonio. Prior to joining CWS Capital Partners, Mr. Wardlaw worked at Falcon Southwest, where his responsibilities included acquisitions, dispositions, and asset management. With over 10 years of experience on the equity side of the multifamily industry, Mr. Wardlaw has the track record and credibility of ownership experience that is uncommon in the brokerage industry. His strong background in multifamily transactions and financial analysis serves as an invaluable resource to clients when it comes to understanding asset values and developing disposition strategies. Mr. Wardlaw graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accounting. He is a licensed Texas Real Estate Salesperson, Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Real Estate Council of Austin.