TITLE: President, Treasurer & Chairman of the Board
FOCUS AREAS: Education, animal welfare
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PROFILE: Michael J. Levitt started Soble Construction Co. in 1952 and formed The Michaels Organization in 1973. Through his company, he has become one of the largest affordable housing developers in the country. In fact, Levitt was inducted into the Affordable Housing Hall of Fame in 2012 for his work with The Michaels Organization.
Today he serves as the president, treasurer, and chairman of the board for the Michael J. and Patricia Levitt Family Charitable Foundation. This foundation is run by Michael and his wife, alongside a few other staff members.
His professional bio shares:
As founder of The Michaels Organization, Michael J. Levitt has created a family of companies dedicated to excellence in affordable, mixed-finance, military, and student housing.
His leadership informs both our vision to be the most trusted, cost effective, and innovative housing provider in the nation and our mission to create high-quality and well-managed housing that enhances the lives of our residents and enriches communities.
Within The Michaels Organization, Mr. Levitt has created a culture that embraces innovation, trust, financial stewardship, long-term responsible ownership, and the entrepreneurial spirit. He has tapped experienced professionals from the private and public sector to serve as his executive leadership team, and is engaged in mentoring a new generation of developers who are committed to our core values. His team is empowered to drive business opportunities, make decisions, and innovate the way in which we do business.
Levitt's Bloomberg profile elaborates to share the following information:
Mr. Michael J. Levitt, also known as Mike founded Interstate Realty Management Co. Inc in 1973 and serves as its Chairman of the Board. Mr. Levitt serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Michaels Development Company, Inc. After 35 years at the helm of the Michaels Development Company, he continues to play an active role in major business decisions affecting the company. He has also formed Michaels' affiliated real estate companies, including Continental Mortgage Corp (FHA loan servicer); Prestige Affordable Housing Equity Partners (tax credit syndication); Prestige Renovation; Michaels Building Corp. and Michaels Military Housing. Mr. Levitt has been a member of the National Association of Home Builders' Rental Housing Committee since its inception and has chaired the Multi-family Subcommittee. He is a graduate of Dickenson College.