Michael is the Managing Director of Acquisitions, responsible for managing all aspects of BLD Groups real estate transactions for the land acquisition of new projects. Before joining BLD Group, Michael owned his own brokerage firm, The Fellner Group, Inc., handling all aspects of real estate transactions for commercial, multifamily, land acquisitions, development, rehabilitation, management and trustee work for the past 11 years. Prior to The Fellner Group, Michael was the owner/broker at Frank Freeman Realty involved in over 1,000 real estate transactions including but not limited to leasing, buying, selling, managing commercial, industrial, and multifamily transactions. Michael was with Frank Freeman Realty for over 29 years. Michael graduated with a B.A. from University of Florida in Economics. He has been a licensed Real Estate Broker for the last 33 years. Michael is a member of the National Trust Real Estate Association as well as a member of the South Florida Chamber of Commerce.