Michael Lee
Alison has 25 years senior experience in a wide range of property types.  Her expertise encompasses all aspects of the valuation, financing, purchase and sale of commercial real estate. 

Prior to founding Real Property Solutions in 2001, Alison spent 16 years of her career in a variety of institutional roles, culminating in ten years as Vice-President, Property Investments of a Canadian life insurance company.    For this company she designed and implemented a successful recovery strategy on a $300 million mortgage portfolio which had a 65% default rate, a record high for the Canadian marketplace.

Working in a leadership capacity, Alison's career also spans the following:
  • A total of ten years of real estate consulting experience, including almost eight years with Real Property Solutions.
Michael has more than 30 years experience in all aspects of commercial real estate.  He has designed and executed effective active asset management strategies on a Canada wide basis for both debt and equity portfolios.  Michael is also a fully accredited appraiser, and has provided valuation and consulting services throughout Ontario.

Prior to becoming a partner in Real Property Solutions, Michael spent twenty years of his career in a variety of institutional roles, both debt and equity, and ten years as a fee appraiser and consultant. 

Michael's career has ranged over the entire real estate field, including asset management, construction management, property acquisitions, fee appraisal, mortgage lending and project management. 
  • Acquisitions, dispositions, and asset management for a $150 million equity real estate portfolio.
  • Roles on both the buy and the sell sides of a corporate sale:  on the due diligence team for two potential purchases of life insurance companies; key member of the selling team for a life insurance company.
  • Corporate secretary of a life insurance company for five years.
Alison brings to her work a unique combination of a high-level strategic vision and a practical, hands-on approach.  Her quick grasp of an organization's priorities and challenges, and her deep and varied experience make her an ideal choice to advise.

Alison is currently an active member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and Toronto CREW.
Michael's experience has given him a unique ability to cut through to the key issues of a real estate problem, from both an equity and debt perspective.

Michael is currently the Professional Practice Advocate for the Appraisal Institute of Canada.