Michael has over 35 years of experience in finance and company operations. He has successfully started and operated three companies, several divisions for his employers and has originated, approved or worked out billions of dollars in loans to both corporate and real estate clients. Michael started his career at Union Bank in Los Angeles, where he completed the Management and Credit training program. He has worked for money center, regional and community banks, including Chase Manhattan Bank, Union Bank, Wachovia Bank and China Trust Bank. Most recently, he co-founded and served as the Chief Operating Officer of Partners Capital Solutions, Inc. (PCS) where he oversaw the company’s formation and growth for seven years. During his tenure at PCS the company originated over $900 Million dollars in loans and returned an average yield to investors of over 9.6% while suffering zero losses. Michael served his community by spending eight years as the co-chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee to form and have adopted the Warner Center 2035 Specific Plan for the City of Los Angeles. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association of Los Angeles/Ventura and volunteered as a Mentor at the Marshall School of Business at the University of California. Michael has a BS in Finance from California State University at Northridge and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Real Estate Finance