Michael L. Meyer

Mike is a real estate investor and CEO of Michael L. Meyer Company. He retired in 1998 as Managing Partner of the E & Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group of Ernst & Young LLP (EYKL) Orange County Office. He has been active in the Southern California and national real estate industry for over 40 years. Together with partners, Mike has invested in an enormous variety of real estate projects, as well as private entities and in funds investing in mortgage-backed securities, mezzanine loans, high yield debt, venture capital and controlling interest in businesses. He has received numerous awards for outstanding achievements in the real estate industry and the community, including the California Building Industry Foundation Hall of Fame; the Chapman University Distinguished Research Award, and the University of California Irvine Business School Real Estate Program Lifetime Achievement Award. He serves on a large number of boards in Orange County, including those of City National Bank, Paladin Realty Income Properties, Inc., and the South Coast Repertory Theatre. He is currently an Executive Advisory Board Member of the UCI Paul Merage Business School Real Estate Program; a member of the UCI Chief Executive Roundtable; and President of the Board of the Wellness Community – Orange County. Mike is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and a graduate of the University of Iowa.