Mike’s real estate career began in 1990 with a commercial real estate firm in the Phoenix metroplex, where he represented corporate client’s purchasing multi-family assets. Mike closed several transactions with assets held by the RTC, FDIC, banks, and savings and loans on properties ranging from 200 - 500 units. In addition to vast real estate experience, Mike’s strong entrepreneurial background aided him in establishing several hospitality businesses in the South Bay in the late 1990’s. Areas of involvement included initial conceptions, investment structuring, capital raising, legal and financial liaison, marketing, promotion, and public relations. Mike continues to represent lessors and lessees in negotiations and representation on commercial property. Mike has traveled extensively around the world, over 30 countries for business and pleasure. Some of his travels have been on behalf of his philanthropic organizations including: The Samburu Project in Kenya and MB Sister City Committee/Mira Costa High School Baja Club in Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur. He enjoys family life, philanthropy, surfing, tennis, and biking.