As a Managing Director, Mr. Cleaver’s responsibilities include debt structuring and loan underwriting, as well as managing the origination team. Mr. Cleaver has structured and facilitated the closing of more than 250 transactions totaling more than $1 billion in short–term bridge loans nationwide.
Mike is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, a member of ICSC, and is an officer of the Real Estate Lenders Association (RELA). He was also selected by Mortgage Observer as one of the Top 25 under 35 in the commercial mortgage industry.
Prior to joining the team at Emerald Creek, Mr. Cleaver was a Vice President at Madison Realty Capital where he underwrote and originated commercial real estate debt. In addition, he is affiliated with many non–profit organizations and serves as a board member of ChemoCare, Inc. Mr. Cleaver received his Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from Rollins College.