Michael is responsible for overseeing and directing all investment strategies and operations across private funds, SMAs, structured finance and direct-deal transactions. Prior to Waterloo Associates, Michael worked for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in the Private Markets group where he oversaw over $2 billion of investments across Real Asset, Private Equity and Energy Infrastructure verticals. He also spent time working at Castle Hill Partners where he analyzed, structured and executed on a variety of direct investment strategies and operations across a wide range of real estate, operating company and structured finance transactions. Michael graduated from Texas A&M with a B.A. in Business Administration and Economics and a M.S. in Finance with a focus in Real Estate.