Mike has been active in the real estate industry in various capacities for two decades. His work began at Colliers Turley Martin Tucker in St. Louis in 1997 where he was a Real Estate Manager responsible for opening new branch offices for Edward Jones Investments throughout the United States.
Upon moving to Chicago in June 2000, Mike joined the Real Estate Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young where he focused on providing consulting services to many leading companies and retailers including Best Buy, FedEx, Bank One/Chase Bank, and General Motors.
From there, Mike started working as a developer for InSite Real Estate Development in Oak Brook, IL where he completed over a dozen retail development projects throughout the Midwest during a span of three years.
Mike left InSite in May 2007 with his co-worker Rob Walters to launch Quattro Development as a real estate development company focused on creating strong client relationships that garner a “Preferred Developer” relationship with targeted retailers. Quattro leverages these relationships and couples them with a standardized development process to deliver effective and efficient results to its clients.
Mike received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and both Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration degrees from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mike lives with his wife Kristen and three children, MJ, Grace, and Nicholas, in Naperville, IL.