Michael E. Foster

Michael Foster is a Senior Advisor and member of the Investment Committee for Quilvest Real Estate since 2010.

 

Michael Foster is a Senior Advisor and member of the Investment Committee for Quilvest Real Estate since 2010.

 

Mike has over 35 years of real estate investing experience in over 13 countries around the world. He spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley where he was the Global Head of Asset Management and the CEO of Morgan Stanley Properties for all of the Morgan Stanley family of real estate funds (MSREF), responsible for over $90BN of assets under management, over 200 in-house professionals and over 50 different third-party operating partners in 13 countries throughout the world.

 

Since retiring from Morgan Stanley in April 2008, Mike has provided consulting services on a variety of real estate projects to clients in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Turkey, and the U.S.

Specifically, the major projects include building asset management companies in Spain, France and Germany, turning around a broken office development in Turkey, and liquidating the remaining asset portfolio in Europe for a major investment bank.

 

He has also served as Senior Advisor to several PE Real Estate Firms such as GreenOak Real Estate, FREO Group, and most currently DEA Capital Real Estate France and Situs.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked in the Goldman Sachs Whitehall Funds in their Asset Management Group, was Director of Corporate Real Estate at TIE/Communications and prior to that was Vice President of Operations at Citibank.

 

Mike holds an MBA from Bryant College and a BA from Holy Cross College. He holds the IREM designation of CPM. He is also a retired Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves.

Mike has over 35 years of real estate investing experience in over 13 countries around the world. He spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley where he was the Global Head of Asset Management and the CEO of Morgan Stanley Properties for all of the Morgan Stanley family of real estate funds (MSREF), responsible for over $90BN of assets under management, over 200 in-house professionals and over 50 different third-party operating partners in 13 countries throughout the world.

 

Since retiring from Morgan Stanley in April 2008, Mike has provided consulting services on a variety of real estate projects to clients in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Turkey, and the U.S.

Specifically, the major projects include building asset management companies in Spain, France and Germany, turning around a broken office development in Turkey, and liquidating the remaining asset portfolio in Europe for a major investment bank.

 

He has also served as Senior Advisor to several PE Real Estate Firms such as GreenOak Real Estate, FREO Group, and most currently DEA Capital Real Estate France and Situs.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked in the Goldman Sachs Whitehall Funds in their Asset Management Group, was Director of Corporate Real Estate at TIE/Communications and prior to that was Vice President of Operations at Citibank.

 

Mike holds an MBA from Bryant College and a BA from Holy Cross College. He holds the IREM designation of CPM. He is also a retired Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserves.