Chief Investment Officer
Michael S. Murchie is an experienced executive in the financial services industry. Over his almost 30 year career at M&T Bank, Michael both honed his understanding of the commercial real estate finance business as well as launched many new businesses.
Most recently, Michael led M&T’s commercial banking operation in the Mid-Atlantic region including commercial real estate finance as well as leading many specialty businesses during his career including the investment banking business, leveraged lending/sponsor coverage as well as asset based lending. Further, Michael was a permanent member of M&T’s loan committee and is respected for his credit acumen and commercial real estate finance judgement.
Regarding commercial real estate, early in his career Michael built a west coast commercial real estate business for M&T while later in his career Michael was a Board Member of M&T Realty Capital Corp., M&T’s commercial mortgage brokerage arm which included Fannie Mae DUS, FreddieMac and life company placements.
Michael retired from M&T in early 2020 and joined J.C. BAR Properties, Inc as Chief Investment Officer.
Michael obtained his BA in economics at Williams College graduating cum laude and earned his MBA at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Finance and Real Estate.