Michael C. May possesses over 36 years of experience in the capital markets, residential mortgage, and multifamily mortgage sectors. In his role at Berkeley Point, Mr. May heads up the conventional production for Berkeley Point Capital and focuses on attracting new sources of capital, corporate strategy, and business growth and development. Mr. May joined CCRE, Berkeley Point’s parent, in August 2012 as Managing Director and National Head of Multifamily lending, where he focused on expanding multifamily debt and service offerings. Mr. May was instrumental in the merger of Berkeley Point and CCRE, which was finalized in April 2014.
Prior to these roles, Mr. May served as Head of Multifamily at Freddie Mac where he directed the daily operations of a 350-person Multifamily Business line. This line produced over $100 billion in originations and created the ‘K’ series bonds, which were the first commercial backed securities credit sale following the financial crisis. At Freddie Mac, Mr. May also served as Head of Single Family, generating $700 billion in originations and as the Head of Structured Finance, where he oversaw a 100-person REMIC and securities issuance business that issued over $120 billion in structured securities, including Freddie Mac’s first Multifamily REMIC. Mr. May also was the Head of Securities Trading, which comprised a 100 broker/dealer and produced over $110 billion in proprietary securities trades.
Mr. May is both visible and highly active within the Multifamily sector. He is an executive committee member of the National Equity Fund Board of Directors. He currently is a member of the Urban Land Institute Multifamily Gold Council, the National Multi-Housing Council Board, the NMHC Finance Council, and the NAHB Multifamily Leadership Board. He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association Board of Directors, as well as a participant on the MBA committee on the future of the GSEs. He is a former Vice Chairman of the ULI Gold MF council, Chairman of MBA’s Multifamily Steering committee, member the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors, and participant on the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission roundtable for the Multifamily Housing Finance system.
Mr. May is a CPA and CIA and received his BS in Business with a concentration in Accounting from Old Dominion University.