Michael is the Deputy CFO for the Jacksonville Housing Authority; an affordable housing developer with an annual budget of roughly $150 million. The Authority provides more than 3,000 households with safe, clean, affordable public housing and social services. The Authority also supports 9,000 individuals and families with housing choice vouchers, creating $64 million in revenue and economic activity for the
In the first year of his tenure, Michael helped the Authority to receive an A+ credit rating from S&P Global and acquired $50 million worth of new properties through the issuance of Revenue Bonds. He has since built a backlog of projects worth more than $600 million.
Prior to serving the City of Jacksonville, Michael held various roles with real estate developers, including Director of Finance for Knight Development and CFO for the City of Daytona Beach Housing Authority.
Earlier in his career Michael worked in investment banking for the Royal Bank of Scotland, Wells Fargo Securities, and Macquarie Capital. Michael was part of a team that successfully financed more than $14 billion worth of infrastructure and energy assets. In 2023, Michael was recently honored by FinanceandInvesting.com as one of the Top 25 CFOs in the City of Jacksonville.
Michael graduated Cum Laude from Cornell with a BS in Natural Resources and Economics. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University and a Master in Finance from Johns Hopkins, where he graduated with High Honors. Michael is a Licensed FINRA representative and holds the following designations: Series 7, Series 63, Series 66, and Series 79.