Prior to joining Standard Management, Mike served as the Senior Vice President for Sofos Realty Corporation, where he oversaw the organization’s property management operations, including business development, as well as directly managing a portfolio of properties. Prior to Sofos Realty Corporation, Mike was the Vice President of Asset Management for Avalon Commercial, the management arm of the Avalon Group. In this role, he oversaw all asset management activities for the company, including all commercial brokerage oversight in his role as Broker in Charge. Mike has also served as a Project Manager for the Avalon Group’s wireless development division, assigned as a Site Acquisition Consultant for T-Mobile for new site builds in the Hawaii Market.
Mike began his career in real estate with Trinity Property Consultants/Red Tail Acquisitions, a private equity real estate investment firm based in California, with the Hawaii portfolio consisting of over one million square feet of commercial space, with over three hundred local and national tenants. Initially starting as a Property Coordinator, Mike quickly advanced to become a Real Estate Manager and subsequently was promoted to the role of Area Manager. In this role, Mike was responsible for all property management and leasing operations for the Honolulu portfolio, with a focus on the supervision of all in-house engineering, administrative staff, and third-party vendors. Mike’s responsibilities also included oversight of construction management for both tenant improvement and capital projects.
Mike attended Punahou School and graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a concentration in management and marketing. He holds a real estate broker’s license in the state of Hawaii and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designee. Mike earned the distinction of being named one of Pacific Business News’ Top Forty Under 40 for 2020. He has served on the GIFT Foundation of Hawaii’s Board of Directors and is an active member of the Hawaii CCIM Chapter Board, chairing philanthropic committees and serving in chapter leadership roles.