Financing Types: Debt Placement, Equity Arrangement, Tax Credits
Speciality: Non-Recourse Bridge & Permanent Loans with Cash Out
Property Types: Hotels, Self Storage, Retail, Office, Multifamily, Industrial
Michael Taylor has over 20 years of success across all aspects of commercial real estate financing, sales, leasing and zoning, as well as residential mortgage lending. As Senior Vice President for Aries Conlon Capital’s Commercial Real Esate Originations & Business Development team, Mike specializes in structuring non-recourse short and long-term debt for owners of hotel, retail, office, industrial, self storage, multifamily and other commercial real estate properties nationwide – with a strong focus on hospitality.
Before joining Aries Conlon Capital, Michael was Managing Director of Real Estate Investment Banking for commercial mortgage broker AFC Realty Capital, where he secured senior and mezzanine debt, and arranged preferred and J/V equity, through relationships with CMBS conduits, life companies, SBA, banks, private mortgage funds and REITs.
A former partner of California-based Lodging Finance, Michael has extensive experience arranging acquisition, refinance construction, PIP and FF&E financing for all hotel types including limited and select service, full service, extended stay, luxury, resort, independent boutique and SRO’s. Prior to that position, Michael served as Senior Loan Officer and Operations Manager at West Coast Financial, a wealth management and investment advisory firm. In addition to managing the company’s highly-active loan originations and operations staff, he repeatedly earned the distinction of top individual revenue producer.
Michael lent his talents to and honed his broad real estate financing skills at several other leading financial institutions in his home state of California, including First NLC Financial, Chase Manhattan Mortgage and the Money Store.
Education and Affiliations
Michael graduated from Sacramento State University in California with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Public Policy. He currently splits his time between Conlon Capital’s new Dallas/Irving office and the Bay area. He is a long-time member of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) and the California Hotel and Lodging Association