As Research Manager, Michael oversees research operations, analytics, statistical data maintenance and production of quarterly reports for all Southern California markets and submarkets.
In his role at Transwestern, Michael develops demographic, economic, labor force and real estate market studies on behalf of Transwestern clients and decision makers; tracks market conditions and indicators to proactively identify real estate trends; leverages his market expertise and analytical skills to provide strategic analysis and new business procurement information to Transwestern leadership and stakeholders; actively participates in cross-market collaboration on regional and national research initiatives, as needed; and partners with marketing to identify and interpret noteworthy trends and statistics into comprehensive info-graphics, studies, and stories of interest.
Michael brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate research experience and strong relationships throughout the brokerage community. His high-quality research materials and keen insight have earned him a reputation as a valuable resource, frequently quoted in local and national media outlets.
Prior to joining Transwestern, Michael was the senior research analyst in Los Angeles for Colliers International, responsible for tracking wider economic trends and forecasting the commercial real estate market in the Greater Los Angeles area. Previously, Michael worked as a consultant at a private urban economics and public financing consulting firm in Newport Beach.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION
- Member, Los Angeles Chapter, National Association for Business Economics (NABE)
- Member, Southern California Chapter, CoreNet Global
- Extraordinary Performance 2015, award recipient, Transwestern West Region
- Newcomer of the Year, 2013, award recipient, Transwestern West Region
- Appointee, National Steering Committee, Transwestern's Young Professionals Group, 2016
- Chapter Leader, Southern California, Transwestern's Young Professionals Group, 2016
Michael received a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Chicago.