Michael Stein is a Founding Partner of Pensam Capital.
He began his real estate career in 1990 with CB Richard Ellis in Miami where he was a top producing multihousing investment sales broker. In 1999, he became a partner in Miami-based Aztec Group, which invested in diversity of commercial, multihousing, and hospitality transactions with many of the industry’s leading private and institutional investors. Michael has extensive experience in all facets of complex capital real estate transactions. In 2009, Michael formed Pensam Capital which has a grown into one of the country’s largest private real estate investors and lenders. With over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate investment and structured finance sectors, Michael has been involved in over $6 billion of equity and debt real estate transactions.
In addition to his business leadership, Michael is active in local and national community organizations and philanthropic causes. He was past chair of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Commerce and Professions division, a member of the collector’s council at the Miami Art Museum, a Patron of the Contemporary Art Museum in Miami and a Founder of Mount Sinai Medical Center. Michael is on the Board of Directors of The Great Lakes Group, a Cleveland, Ohio based maritime company.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Skidmore College and he is in the Owner President Management (OPM) Program at Harvard Business School.