Mike is a Supervising Principal specializing in the Alternative Investment space. His experience encompasses direct real estate, 1031 exchange, DSTs, TICs, real estate funds, energy funds, life settlements, estate planning, hedge funds, direct private placements, private debt and private equity, among others. Mike is part of the Due Diligence team at Emerson Equity, and he also supervises over 15 Registered Representatives. In addition to his Supervisory duties, he runs a strong investment practice. Mike’s real estate experience also includes starting a real estate development company where he developed projects valued over $50 million. Mike attended Colorado State University on a football scholarship where he played wide receiver for the Rams. After an injury, Mike came home and attended California State University, Fullerton where he received his B.A. in Advertising. Mike holds his FINRA series 22, 24, 63 and 82 securities licenses and carries his life and health insurance license. He currently lives in San Clemente with his wife Kendall while his 3 children are off to college.