Mohr Partners Appoints Michael J. Massaro as Managing Director in Newport Beach Office

April 16th, 2015  |  Press Releases

Michael Massaro

Mohr Partners, a global corporate real estate advisor, has appointed Michael J. Massaro as a Managing Director in its Newport Beach office.

Mr. Massaro is a senior real estate executive with over 35 years of experience in the real estate and construction industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Massaro has been responsible for successfully handling real estate transactions in excess of $500 million in a variety of segments in the real estate industry.

Mr. Massaro’s extensive experience has qualified him to be an industry expert in build-to-suits, sale leasebacks, portfolio management and the handling of large, high profile transactions. Mr. Massaro has developed exceptional talents that have proven to be invaluable to his clients. He is proficient at handling negotiations, creating strategies, strategic planning, and reporting and presenting to management. In addition, Mr. Massaro, by virtue of his background and education, is uniquely qualified to provide financial analysis and construction management services to his clients.

Mr. Massaro graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts. He spent the first eight years of his career as an engineer in the construction industry. He then pursued his passion for real estate and went to work for Marcus & Millichap Corporate Real Estate Services where he won Rookie of the Year honors.

Mr. Massaro later became a Senior Manager at the E & Y Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group and provided real estate consulting and transactional services to Ernst & Young’s corporate clients. In 1998, Mr. Massaro became Executive Vice President of Development and Brokerage Services for The PRES Companies, Inc. in Newport Beach. In 2005, Mr. Massaro became a founding partner of Pacific Pointe Partners where he developed and leased office and industrial properties. Mr. Massaro has been a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of California since 1986.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Massaro as a Managing Director in our Newport Beach office,” said Robert Shibuya, President of Mohr Partners. “Michael brings a very impressive background in the industry and will be an excellent addition to our Newport Beach office.”

“I am excited to join Mohr Partners and work with the Newport Beach office in servicing our clients and enhancing Mohr’s presence in Southern California,” said Mr. Massaro. “Mohr offers a comprehensive approach to corporate real estate advisory, which is unmatched by competitors in the industry today. I look forward to introducing the Mohr model to my clients and other occupiers of commercial real estate.”

“I would like to welcome Mike to Mohr Partners,” added Michael Russell, Managing Principal in Mohr’s Newport Beach office.  “He is an industry veteran with a successful track record of serving clients in a variety of large, complex transactions. We are excited to have him on the team, and look forward to a successful business partnership.”