Meet CPE’s 2017 Stars to Watch: Michael Anderson-Mitterling, George Smith Partners

Each year, CPE features some of the commercial real estate industry's top young talent. The high achievers selected as Stars to Watch represent a broad range of specialties, companies and geographic locations. Meet Michael Anderson-Mitterling from George Smith Partners
Michael Anderson-MItterling, George Smith Partners
Michael Anderson-Mitterling, George Smith Partners

Each year, CPE features some of the commercial real estate industry’s top young talent. The high achievers selected as Stars to Watch represent a broad range of specialties, companies and geographic locations.

Following is a brief introduction to one of this year’s outstanding professionals. Read here about all 2017 Stars.

Age: 32

On the Job:  Senior Vice President, George Smith Partners, Los Angeles

What Others Say About Him: “I have had the honor of knowing Michael both personally and professionally for the past four years, and he is one of the most accomplished, well-rounded financing professionals I know. Michael has arranged financing for several of our multi-tenant industrial business parks and has been an exceptional partner for us since. His hands-on approach to going above and beyond for his clients reflects the type of dedication, work ethic and commitment of a true leader.”–Brett Turner, Director of Acquisitions, bkm Capital Partners

Mentors: Vince Brun, the renowned Brazilian-American Olympic sailor, and Malin Burnham, a top real estate developer and owner in San Diego.

Big Deals: In four years at George Smith Partners, has closed deals valued at $1.6 billion, including $600 million in 2016.

Good works: Anderson-Mitterling and his wife, Rachel Anderson, have raised more than $2.5 million for the Wendy O. Ward Foundation, which supports research into a cure for sarcoma cancers. To raise funds for the organization, he ran the Los Angeles Marathon for the first time in 2016.

Quotable: Commercial real estate is “an asset class that will always be here in one form or another. It’s always changing and will continue to reflect the ever-changing demands of society and trends in the future. We play in it, we live in it, we work in it and we enjoy it.”