Michael Brekka, Senior Managing Director – Real Estate Development
Mr. Brekka has over 25 years experience in the real estate, construction and architecture world, and has been directly involved in the acquisition, development and construction of a myriad of residential, commercial and hospitality projects. As a licensed architect, Mr. Brekka has developed and designed projects ranging from complex mixed-use developments in resort communities to residential urban infill projects. As the Senior Managing Director of Real Estate Development with Douglas Wilson Companies (DWC), Mr. Brekka will oversee the all new development projects.
Prior to joining DWC, Mr. Brekka has held leadership roles managing design and development for The Vail Resorts Development Company, Shea Homes, Intracorp Urban Developers, The Corky McMillin Companies, The Oliver McMillan Company and numerous architectural firms. During his career, Mr. Brekka has been directly responsible for the development of over 2,500 residential units and more than 400,000 square feet of commercial and retail space.
Mr. Brekka has a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, an MBA in Real Estate Finance from San Diego State University and an overseas study degree at the Danish Royal Academy of Arts at the University of Copenhagen emphasizing in Urban Architecture.