Mike brings twenty years of experience in residential construction and development to the table. During this time, he has worked with many leaders in the field of building science and green building. He has continued to stay on the cutting edge of the field and is passionate about building energy efficient, healthy, sustainable, green homes. He is also committed to increasing awareness and adoption of the latest practices.
In his work at BPC Green Builders, Mike has been responsible for groundbreaking projects in Connecticut and surrounding New York State counties that include:
- The first and only American Lung Association Health House in Connecticut.
- The first LEED for Homes project to achieve a Platinum rating in Fairfield County.
- The first PHIUS certified Passive House in Connecticut.
Mike founded the Green Homes Committee of the Connecticut Green Building Council, which he chaired for many years. He also served for ten years on the Affordable Housing Committee in Ridgefield. During this time, the Committee’s work resulted in the development of twenty new units of affordable housing, and zoning regulations were changed to permit accessory apartments.
Mike’s background includes twelve years at CB Richard Ellis, a commercial real estate company, where he was 1st Vice President. During this time, he brokered transactions worth over $300,000,000 and was twice a member of the company’s elite Colbert Coldwell Circle. Previous to that, he taught secondary English in the public school system.
Mike holds a BA in geography, an MA in American literature, and an ABC (Advanced Business Certificate) from the UCONN MBA program.