Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Michael joined Transwestern in 2005 and has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to joining Transwestern, Michael first served as a Certified Public Accountant for KPMG Peat Marwick and later as a Manager of Finance for Cadbury Schweppes PLLC. Due to his unique financial background as a CPA with an MBA, he is able to help businesses optimize their lease, sublease, purchase, sale, or new construction real estate solutions.
 
Clients such as the Baptist General Convention of Texas, Risk Theory, Catapult Health, ConocoPhillips, and many others have all benefited from Michael’s unique consultative approach to commercial real estate.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Michael is skilled at not only lease renewal, relocation and sublease transactions, but also investment sale and build-to-suit or buy-to-suit commercial real estate opportunities. His approach considers a whole host of topics not the least of which are workplace solutions in a COVID-19 world, labor analytics and lease accounting financial reporting. This strategic process creates real estate solutions that promote organizational success, which ultimately accomplishes mission goals and grows shareholder value.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • Transwestern – Member of Board of Directors
  • Texas Baptist Missions Foundation - Board of Trustees Member
  • Deacon - Prestonwood Baptist Church
  • Dallas Baptist University - Board of Trustees Emeritus (2010 - 2019)
  • Bosque Canyon Ranch – Executive Committee Member
  • D CEO - Commercial Real Estate Power Broker
  • Dallas Business Journal "Heavy Hitter" list
  • Transwestern Top Producer in Tenant Advisory (Various Years)
  • Finalist to Dallas Business Journal "Best Deals" (Various Years)

EDUCATION

hael earned his BBA and MBA from Baylor University and out kicked his coverage when he married Courtney Griffin. They have three of the best children that all attend Trinity Christian Academy. They are members of Bosque Canyon Ranch (www.bosquecanyon.com) and The Lakes at Castle Hills Country Club (http://www.thelakesatcastlehills.com)