Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Micha van Marcke joined Transwestern in 2011 as senior vice president for the Retail Investment Services Group. She focuses on the disposition and acquisition of retail and office properties for a variety of major institutional and private clients, providing capital markets expertise and developing new business relationships for Transwestern's Investment Services and Capital Markets groups locally, nationally and internationally. Micha also works closely with property management and oversees a leasing team to provide Asset Advisory Services including asset strategy development and implementation.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Prior to joining Transwestern, Micha worked for Page Partners and Weaver, Davis and Jacob where she was able to hone her skills with a developer and use her extensive finance background to provide assistance to landlords, developers, banks and special servicers as they maneuvered the challenging real estate deal cycle from acquisition to divesture and all the steps in between.
 
She is a turnaround specialist, highly skilled in crisis management and stabilization of distressed and REO assets. Her broad knowledge allows her to capitalize on under performing assets and reposition them for increased profitability. Over the past 17 years of transaction experience, Micha has completed over $250 million in sales transactions and over 200 leases in the Houston MSA, Rio Grande Valley, and southeast Texas. Micha's clients include CW Capital, LNR Property, BH Properties, Five Mile Capital Partners, Weingarten and NewQuest.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Micha is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker as well as a Certified Commercial Investment Member Designee. Micha is an active member and recognized recipient of the following organizations:
. 2014 CCIM - Forecast Competition - Retail Winner
. 2013 CoStar Retail Power Broker
. Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Houston Committee Member
. Museum District Business Alliance Board and Program Director
. Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designee
. International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Member
. 2016 CCIM - Forecast Competition - Retail Presenter

EDUCATION

Micha has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Business Administration, finance concentration, from Rice University.