Michael Willard serves as an Asset Manager for MRK Partners, where he plays a crucial role in steering the operations and financial success of the portfolio. He is responsible for optimizing asset performance, keeping a pulse on day-to-day functions, and maintaining stringent adherence to compliance and regulatory standards, ensuring the portfolio not only meets but exceeds industry benchmarks.

Michael holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and has a diversified background in the start-up space where he cofounded a diagnostic company, as well as extensive experience in real estate where he gained experience in both property and asset management.

In his words: I am fully invested in the mission of MRK Partners, and I feel incredibly fortunate to collaborate with a team as diverse, brilliant, and compassionate as ours. Every day, I am driven by our relentless pursuit to craft impactful housing solutions for our communities, both present and future. It’s a shared journey towards making a significant difference in the world.