Steve Michels has over 15 years of real estate banking, capital markets, development, private equity, and acquisitions experience. Mr. Michels joined Cushman & Wakefield Global Hospitality in 2011 with responsibilities including the marketing of hospitality sales and financing transactions, facilitating the due diligence process, and complex financial underwriting. Since joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Michels has completed approximately $8.5 billion in lodging related financing, joint-venture equity and investment sales transactions.
Mr. Michels most previously served as Vice President of Acquisitions and Investments at citizenM Asset Management USA LLC where he oversaw acquisitions of development sites on the west coast. Mr. Michels received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with a concentration in Real Estate Finance.