As Managing Director of the Financial Consulting Group in Downtown Los Angeles, Michael Syrengelas oversees a staff of ten finance professionals who are responsible for providing sophisticated financial and analytical consulting services required by sellers, buyers, landlords, and tenants. Utilizing his experience and knowledge of capital markets, corporate real estate and standard industry underwriting practices, Michael develops financial solutions that benefit clients by identifying critical property-level financial issues and areas for value creation.
Mr. Syrengelas has nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to returning to CBRE in his current role in 2004, he was Manager of Finance & Acquisitions for The Irvine Company, where his responsibilities included managing the underwriting of high-profile real estate acquisitions and development transactions. In addition to these responsibilities, Mr. Syrengelas assisted in numerous internal quality control projects including quarterly portfolio valuations, comparative lease analyses for potential new and renewing tenants, and land development/disposition analyses. Mr. Syrengelas began his career with CBRE in 1997 as a financial analyst in the Financial Consulting Group. He was quickly promoted to Associate Director in 2001 and was a key member of the team, helping grow the client base throughout the Greater LA & Orange County region.
The Financial Consulting Group specializes in sophisticated financial and analytical consultative services that are used to facilitate an informed decision-making process for the client concerning real estate alternatives. The primary services produced are financial modeling and analytics, interpretation of financial impacts, identification of accounting and tax issues, and the production of documented support on development, lease and investment transactions. The Financial Consulting Group designs and customizes its work to communicate information in the consistent, professional manner required by financial institutions and corporate Chief Financial Officers.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditation
- California Real Estate Salesperson License
- University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts - Business Economics & Accounting
- Alexander & Baldwin
- Arden Realty
- Castle & Cooke
- CBRE Global Investors
- City of Los Angeles
- John Hancock
- LA Care
- Mayer Brown
- Metropolitan Life
- TA Associates
- Tenet Healthcare
- Westcore Properties