Michael J. Baucus, managing partner and investment committee member, is responsible for debt, asset management, and dispositions for AIC’s real estate investment portfolios. Michael directs debt placement for acquisitions oversees the management of the portfolios and executes the disposition strategies for the assets. He is also highly involved in acquisitions strategy, investor relations and strategic planning. Prior to joining AIC Ventures, Michael served as a managing director at Cohen Financial, overseeing the capital markets unit for the headquarters office in Chicago and managing the placement of over $3 billion in real estate debt and equity on a variety of projects, including single and multi-tenant office and warehouse facilities around the country. Prior to Cohen Financial, Michael worked in New York City for several investment banks and real estate companies including Oppenheimer & Company’s commercial mortgage conduit group, Chemical Bank’s real estate investment banking division, Integrated Resources and Williams Real Estate.