Mike Phillips

Senior Managing Director, West Coast Practice Leader

Mike Phillips is a Senior Managing Director and the West Coast Practice Leader at David Landau & Associates, LLC.  Mike has more than 25 years of professional experience concentrated in the real estate industry as a senior financial executive, management consultant and auditor.

Prior to joining DLA, Mike was a Managing Director at RealFoundations.  His most recent responsibilities at RealFoundations were focused on sales, delivery and operation of managed services for real estate and investment management companies in the U.S. and internationally.  Mike also performed other roles with RealFoundations including management consulting and operation of an affiliate providing homebuilding scheduling and collaboration solutions in a SaaS model.  Additionally, Mike served as the Chief Financial Officer for a private real estate owner/operator and a private high-end production home builder.  As a Chief Financial Officer, Mike has overseen all aspects of finance, accounting and administration, and has negotiated more than $2 billion of debt transactions including mortgages, lines of credit and acquisition, development and construction facilities.  He also has extensive experience implementing new legal and operating structures for real estate companies to improve operating efficiencies and enhance risk management and governance.  Mike was formerly an Audit Partner with PwC and was primarily focused on providing services to public and private real estate companies. Download Mike’s biography.

Prior Work Experience

  • RealFoundations
  • The Sobrato Organization
  • Greenbriar Homes Communities
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers and other public accounting firms
  • Trammell Crow Residential

Education, Certifications & Affiliations

  • Oklahoma State University – B.S. in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant  (California Inactive Status)