Michael brings more than 35 years of experience in real estate, corporate finance and operations to Freedom. He began 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 and China Trust Bank. Prior to starting Freedom, he co-founded and served as the COO for Partners Capital Solutions (PCS). As a fund manager, Michael has supervised the origination of over $1.5 billion in loans and returned just under 9% to his investors while suffering zero losses. Michael serves on the board of Homes 4 Families, an organization dedicated to helping low-income veterans attain home ownership. He led the process to gain approval of the Warner Center 2035 Specific Plan, the largest plan in Los Angeles. Previously a professor at the USC’s prestigious Marshall School of Business, he holds a BS in finance from Cal State Northridge and a MBA from USC.

Michael is located in our office in Scottsdale, AZ.