Michael graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in the Spring of 2013. His first job out upon graduation was with a boutique commercial real estate firm, Interstate Realty, focusing on retail leasing and investment sales. Michael then switched firms to Millennium Properties R/E based in downtown Chicago where he had previously worked as a summer intern while home from college.
While at Millennium, Michael completed over 250 lease transactions with particular success in the popular and quickly growing Pilsen and Andersonville neighborhoods. In addition to leasing, Michael was also active in dispositions of value-add apartment/mixed-use buildings as well as investment properties such as a 38 unit multifamily property, a fully rented apartment building with restaurant tenant on a 10 year NNN lease as well as a single tenant Walmart property during his 6 years at Millennium.
During his first 2 years at Millennium, Michael obtained his M.B.A. with concentration of Real Estate Finance from DePaul University and graduated with distinction. He received the Douglas and Cynthia Crocker merit-based scholarship and currently serves as a mentor to both graduate and undergraduate students.
When out of the office, Michael serves as Vice President of the Harold Eisenberg Foundation Associate Board and is the youngest member of the Standard Club Board of Directors. He enjoys playing basketball and attending live concerts.