003: Commercial Lending with Michael Becker

Michael is a 15 year veteran Commercial Real Estate Banker and has originated and managed numerous portfolios of permanent and bridge loans in all major asset classes. Over the last 5 years of his banking tenure, Michael focused exclusively on multi-family properties.

As a Portfolio Manager, Michael directly oversaw the management and financial performance of the countless C & B class Multi-Family properties he originated loans for. As a result, Michael has developed a keen sense of the multifamily arena, and has since started building his own portfolio of multifamily properties.

Michael brings a unique perspective and fundamental understanding of the banking side of the business.

 Key Points

  1. Michael partnered with a broker who represented high net worth investors, who needed an asset manager. Michael acted as the asset manager, while partnering in the investment.
  2. Using partnership to buy 800 units in his first 6 months, 4 properties. Overcoming hardships and bad investments to building a successful real estate investing business.
  3. The power of we, by leveraging your team


Future goals

Michael and his team want to start taking their older, smaller properties, sell them and buy newer, larger properties. The goal is to put long term debt on the newer deals and hold them for positive cash flow.

Michael want to continue to be location specific.

Michael’s Reasons Why

Michael has a competitive spirit, and likes to provide value through providing both housing and investment opportunities.


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Interview Links

SPI Advisory

Old Capital podcast with Michael Becker and Paul Peebles


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