Mike joined MFI's retail and leasing team in June of 2015. Prior to joining MFI Realty, Mike worked at The Cordish Companies for 7+ years in a variety of roles, most recently as the Director of their Shopping Center division. In that role, Mike was responsible for the leasing, development, and management of a portfolio of 22 centers comprising 4 million square feet. Mike has leased and/or drafted and negotiated the lease with dozens of national and local tenants including: Tractor Supply Company, Cinemark Movie Theatres, Bass Pro Shops, The Cheesecake Factory, Columbia Sportswear, Petco, Planet Fitness, Hibbett Sports, Shoe Show, On the Border, Bobby’s Burger Palace, Chipotle, Acme Markets and Bonefish Grill.
Mike has overseen the development of new retail space and has managed the construction of new centers and the rehabilitation of old centers. Mike has extensive experience in all areas of the closing of real estate transactions and financings, including the packaged sale of four shopping centers valued in excess of $250 million dollars. Additionally, Mike also has experience in property tax appeals including personally trying cases in the Maryland Tax Court and arguing a property tax assessment issue in the Court of Appeals in Maryland.
Mike has his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and a B.S. in Finance from The Pennsylvania State University, where he played Lacrosse and was a three-time All- Academic Big Ten Conference selectee.