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Michael J. Lapointe, CFA

Michael J. Lapointe, CFA

President

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Michael J. Lapointe, CFA

President

Experience

Mr. Lapointe is President of the BayBridge companies and focuses on complex real estate and financing transactions including acquisitions, repositioning, joint venture and development projects.  Michael is also responsible for the financial analysis, management and execution of real estate & mortgage banking projects for the firm.  Past transactions include shopping centers, office buildings, fractured condominiums, time share, land and hotels.  Mr. Lapointe has been involved in over $400M in financing and brokerage transactions and was named as part of Real Estate Florida’s 30 under 30.

At BayBridge, Mr. Lapointe is involved day to day in the evaluation, execution and monitoring of client financing and investments across various real estate asset classes and sub markets.  The vast majority of his time is spent sourcing, evaluating, conducting due diligence, negotiating, structuring and executing deals.  Substantial time and effort is invested to make sure client goals are met, spanning far beyond the closing of a single transaction.

In addition to working with BayBridge, Mr. Lapointe holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute, is a board member for the Miami Downtown Development Association Property Incentives committee, community partnership for the homeless and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers as well as a ULI Young Leader.  Prior to joining BayBridge, he spent time in Los Angeles running an online design firm and as a musician.  Following this, he worked in the time share industry in Las Vegas, graduating from UNLV.

In Michael’s free time he is an avid musician, playing both bass and guitar for over 15 years.  As a musician he spent time in Boston, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.  His former bands have toured the US and recorded 3 albums.  Outside of the office Michael spends his time boating, golfing, skiing and as an outspoken supporter of local arts and music in Wynwood and greater Miami.

Professional Designations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate, State of Florida

 

Education

  • Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Finance, University of Miami
  • Bachelor of Science, Hotel Administration, University of Nevada Las Vegas

 

Affiliations

  • Member of CFA Miami
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Young Leader
  • Miami DDA Property Incentives Committee Board Member
  • University of Miami MBA Real Estate Club Founder
  • Community Partnership for the Homeless
  • Green Room Society
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