Michael Gibbs is a managing director in the Atlanta office and part of the Real Estate Services Group. Michael has 18 years of experience in real estate valuation and consulting. Mike is a Member of the Appraisal Institute and holds the MAI designation.
Mike has been involved in real estate valuation and consulting, appraisal management, tenant representation and corporate real estate since 1992. He has a wide range of experience in the analysis and valuation of office buildings, industrial buildings, manufacturing facilities, retail shopping malls and centers, restaurants, free-standing retail buildings, apartment complexes, mixed-use developments, master planned communities, single-family developments, golf courses, marinas, hotels and motels, resorts, timeshare developments, condominiums, convenience stores, conservation easements, vacant land and various special purpose properties. Mike has significant experience completing engagements for financing, ASC 805, ASC 820, and IRC 170 purposes.
As a director of corporate real estate, Mike was responsible for portfolios of owned and leased real estate with a primary focus on office and retail properties. His duties included strategic planning, portfolio optimization, sale and leaseback analysis, asset management, and lease negotiations. Additionally, Mike has performed feasibility analysis, market studies, site selection and acquisition/disposition due diligence for real estate investment trusts, investment banks, lenders and institutional owners/operators of real estate. He also specializes in the valuation of national and international portfolios of commercial real estate assets. Prior to his work at Duff & Phelps, Mike was a director at Standard & Poor’s. Before joining S&P in 2004, he spent four years as an internal and external director of corporate real estate. Prior to that, Mike was an experienced manager in Arthur Andersen’s Valuation Services Group.
Mike received his M.A. in real estate and urban land analysis and his B.S. with a concentration in real estate and letter of completion in finance from the University of Florida. He is also a certified general real property appraiser licensed in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. He is also a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Real Estate Group of Atlanta and the Association for Corporate Growth. He is an active participant of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and the Pension Real Estate Association.