Executive Managing Director, Cresset Real Estate Partners
Michael serves as Executive Managing Director of Cresset Real Estate Partners and brings more than 35 years of experience in the real estate industry, including acquisition, ownership, financing, re-development, and sale of commercial real estate.
Michael helped lead the acquisition of Baird & Warner Real Estate Capital, one of the nation’s leading mortgage brokers, in 1997 in a leveraged buyout. Acting as Principal, he increased the loan servicing portfolio from $400 million to $1.2 billion, and mortgage loan production from $300 million annually to more than $1 billion.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves on the Boards of College Bound Opportunities and is active as a tutor for RefugeeOne.