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Michael Freeman


Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Michael is a dedicated professional with a strong background in commercial construction and real estate development. His leadership roles at renowned companies like Averill Hospitality, Doran Companies, Equity Lifestyle Properties, and Wyndham Destinations have honed his skills in project management, acquisition, and construction. With expertise in multi-family, hospitality, luxury residential, and resort projects, Michael is a strategic thinker who consistently delivers exceptional results. His academic qualifications, including an MBA and a BS in Construction Management, further demonstrate his commitment to excellence.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Michael has achieved significant milestones in construction project management and real estate development. As the Director of Construction at Doran Companies, he implemented policies and procedures to improve efficiency and maximize revenue. At Equity Lifestyle Properties, he successfully managed site feasibility, engineering, zoning, permitting, and entitlements for various projects across North America. Michael's leadership at Wyndham Destinations ensured the successful completion of ground-up construction, expansion, and renovation projects in the Western region.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-site roles.

  • Remote Roles: Willing to consider opportunities based on specific position requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Open to discussing compensation details upon scheduling a meeting.

  • Position Seeking: Seeking leadership roles in commercial construction and real estate development.

Work Experience
  1. Director of Development & Construction - Averill Hospitality (2020 - Present)

    • Leads all aspects of development and construction for luxury projects nationwide.

    • Manages acquisition, financing, zoning, entitlements, design, permitting, and construction processes.

  2. Director of Construction - Doran Companies (2017 - 2020)

    • Directed design and construction activities for multi-family projects, focusing on efficiency and revenue maximization.

  3. Director of Development & Construction - Equity Lifestyle Properties (2012 - 2017)

    • Supported property acquisition and construction projects across North America.

    • Supervised site feasibility, engineering, zoning, permitting, and entitlement processes.

  4. Sr. Project Executive - Wyndham Destinations (2005 - 2012)

    • Oversaw ground-up construction, expansion, and renovation projects in the Western region.

    • Provided detailed cost estimates, schedules, and resource requirements for proposed projects.

  5. Sr. Project Manager - Leopardo Construction (2005 - 2012)

    • Managed various construction projects, progressing from individual contributor to project manager.

    • Oversaw project budget, vendor negotiations, quality standards, and on-site construction teams.

  • Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Purdue University

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