Mike joined Gresham Property Funds Management in 2004 as Joint Managing Director.
Prior to joining Gresham Mike was Director, Structured & Property Finance at Bankwest – this group carried a loan book of over $3.5b of committed facilities in the real estate, private equity and infrastructure sectors. Before that he had roles as Principal responsible for Real Estate Capital Markets within Ernst & Young’s Estate & Hospitality Services Group – advising clients on capital raisings and funding structures and as Chief Executive of Lend Lease Project Finance – with a wide spectrum of responsibilities including development of off balance sheet funding structures for Lend Lease and its development partners.
Mike is responsible for the groups management of funds raised from institutional and wholesale investors. GPFM is a specialist fund manager focused on value added management of institutional capital invested as debt secured against property assets. Since 2002, GPFM has managed four property mezzanine debt funds and, since 2017, four senior debt funds providing finance to both property owners and property developers.
Mike has a breadth of financing experience across property, project, infrastructure and structured finance, and has worked on ‘all sides of the table’ – at different times procuring, structuring, arranging and providing funding. He has developed and placed new securitisation products, raised capital for new funds and advised on the design and implementation of off-balance sheet structures for listed companies.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.