Mr. Parker joined Rialto in 2015 and is Managing Director and Head of the Equity Investment Management Group. He currently leads Rialto’s equity investing platform and serves on Rialto’s Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Inclusion & Diversity Network.
He brings a combined 35 years and 25 million square feet of direct CRE equity investment, development and operating expertise and relationships across all primary asset classes. Following 18 years with KDC and Sares-Regis Group, he founded ExTerra Realty Partners in 2005, a California-based operator that executed acquisitions, developments and corporate advisory assignments in California, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
In 2009, he co-founded Quattro Realty Group, an institutional advisory and investment group concentrating in CRE advisory services for institutional investor clients nationwide, primarily in connection with large, complex, mixed-use, urban in-fill developments nationwide. In 2014, Mike integrated his California-based Quattro team and book of business with Lennar’s westward expansion of its commercial property development line. Shortly after Rialto took over leadership of this business in 2015, Mike assumed oversight of Rialto’s direct equity investments through its own internal operating group and well-established third-party operators.
Mr. Parker attended San Diego State University and University of California at Berkeley, he is a LEED Accredited Professional and longstanding member in ICSC, NAIOP, ULI and USGBC.