Michael L. Elizondo
Michael is the Executive Managing Director of Long Wharf Real Estate Partners. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic direction and investment strategy of the firm. Prior to the founding of Long Wharf, Michael was the Executive Managing Director of the Fidelity Real Estate Group, where he spent over 16 years. In addition to being responsible for the overall strategy of the group, he was directly involved in over 55 value-added investments with a gross real estate value of more than $2.5 billion.
Prior to joining Fidelity in 1995, Michael was a Principal at Colony Capital. At Colony, he was responsible for managing, originating, structuring, and consummating various types of real estate transactions, including portfolio acquisitions of performing, sub-performing, and non-performing debt, REO assets, single asset acquisitions, and development joint ventures. Michael began his real estate career in 1983 leasing, developing and owning many projects with Trammell Crow Company. He later became a Partner, Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Trammell Crow Company in Southern California. He has 30 years of experience in real estate investment management.
Michael earned his B.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Emory University and his M.B.A. from Harvard University.