Executive Vice President
MJ is a member of the origination team at Bellwether Enterprise and specializes in arranging financing for Manufactured Home Communities nationally, as well as for multifamily and all commercial real estate asset classes. MJ joined Bellwether Enterprise in late 2015 with the goal of building and increasing the flow of Manufactured Housing finance within the organization closing nearly $1.5 billion in loans over more than 150 transactions since his arrival. MJ and his team specialize in high service, client-side representation and he uses his prior experience as an operator to help guide others through the lending process through the lens of an owner.
Prior to joining Bellwether Enterprise in 2015, MJ served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management at Ascentia Real Estate Investment Company in Metro Denver, Colorado where he completed nearly $400 million in real estate transactions including a $145 million, 32-property debt facility in July of 2015.
Before that, MJ worked as Acquisitions and Asset Management Analyst at ScanlanKemperBard Companies in Portland, Oregon, and for Affordable Residential Communities in Denver where he underwrote and helped close office, retail and industrial transactions as well as manufactured housing communities. His knowledge of the sponsor side allows him to be an ideal advocate for those seeking the most efficient and effective options for capitalizing their business.
MJ is a graduate of University of Portland and holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Entrepreneurial Finance. Additionally, MJ holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Colorado State University.
Rocky Mountain Housing Association, Former Active Board Member Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Colorado Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Minnesota Volunteer Community Group Leader at Mile High Vineyard Mile High Vineyard, Advisor Peace Catalyst International and ReNew Homes, Advisor
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