Mike is the recently retired Senior Vice President and Head of Alternative Investments at MetLife where he was responsible for a global portfolio of private equity and hedge fund limited partnership investments, as well as direct middle market mezzanine debt. During his 20-year tenure at MetLife, he managed various types of direct private equity and debt investments as well as strategic private equity joint ventures and traditional limited partnerships.
Mike was also the Interim CEO of ILPA through March 2019 as well as a member of the ILPA Board of Directors from 2010 through 2015, including three years as its Chairman. Mike remains active in the industry and currently serves as Senior Advisor to Performance Equity Management, LLC.
Mike is a graduate of the Simon School at the University of Rochester in 1985 earning an M.B.A in Public Accounting and Finance and of New College of Florida earning a B.A. in Economics in 1983.