AVP Private Equity
Mike’s hometown is Madison, Wisconsin and he’s happy to be in Brookfield with his puppy, Mozzie. He enjoys playing golf and watching Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, pull-tabs, and the Green Bay Packers.
Mike is also an avid reader with too many favorites to choose and he likes to listen to Garth Brooks, Third Eye Blind and Better than Ezra, among others. Mike is also the reigning MLG Capital Chili Cook Off Champion!
Mike started his career working as an Acquisitions Research Analyst for his family’s real estate investment company – Slinde Realty Company, before moving to Minneapolis, working with Colliers International as a Real Estate Asset Manager, overseeing a 15 property portfolio. Mike then moved to Chicago to work as an Acquisitions Analyst, and Sr. Investment Product Analyst at Inland Private Capital Corporation, acquiring $434M of assets, and directly involved in the equity raise of $1.45B. Mike earned a BS in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Property Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, and a MS in Real Estate from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. Mike is also a Licensed Real Estate Sales Person in the State of Wisconsin.
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” Albert Einstein