Michael is a SVP of Originations at Mag Mile Capital and is based in Las Vegas, NV. He has demonstrated more than 20 years of success across all aspects of commercial real estate financing, sales, leasing and zoning, as well as residential mortgage lending. As Senior Vice President for Mag Mile Capital’s Commercial Real Esate Originations & Business Development team, Mike specializes in structuring non-recourse short and long-term debt for owners of hotel, retail, office, industrial, self storage, multifamily and other commercial real estate properties nationwide – with a strong focus on hospitality.
Before joining Mag Mile Capital, Michael was Managing Director of Real Estate Investment Banking for commercial mortgage broker AFC Realty Capital, where he secured senior and mezzanine debt, and arranged preferred and JV equity through active relationships with CMBS conduits, life companies, SBA, banks, private mortgage funds and REITs.
As a former partner of California-based Lodging Finance, Michael has amassed extensive experience arranging acquisition, refinance construction, PIP and FF&E financing for all hotel types including limited and select service, full service, extended stay, luxury, resort, independent boutique and SRO’s. Prior to becoming a hospitality expert, Michael served as a Senior Loan Officer and Operations Manager at West Coast Financial, a wealth management and investment advisory firm. In addition to managing the company’s high-volume loan originations and operations staff, he repeatedly earned the distinction of top individual revenue producer.
Michael lent his talents to and honed his broad real estate financing skills at several other leading financial institutions in his home state of California, including First NLC Financial, Chase Manhattan Mortgage and the Money Store.