Michael Belasco

Michael Belasco has over nine years of commercial real estate and construction experience. He has just recently concluded a three-year stint in San Francisco managing large-scale real estate projects for Hines, one of the largest and most respected development firms in the world.

Since leaving Hines in the summer of 2019, Michael has been underway with formalizing a new venture, Firm Ridge Real Estate Partners.

Michael is also the co-founder and co-contributor of, a commercial real estate educational website with more than 200 CRE posts, 60 CRE financial models, and 100 tutorials available to everyone.

Throughout Michael’s career, he has managed, underwritten, consulted, and worked on more than $7 BN worth of commercial real estate opportunities across the United States.

Michael holds both an MBA and Master in Real Estate from Cornell University.

To learn more about Michael, feel free to check out the links below:


Michael’s Real Estate Blog – Adventures in CRE

Latest Write Ups From Michael

A.CRE Audio Series

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Michael’s Youtube Channel

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