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Michael J. Fox
243 Merrymount Road (203) 568-6659 Office
New Milford, CT 06778 (203) 354-9416 Home

A resourceful manager and administrator of nationwide commercial real estate with extensive
corporate, investment trust and full service management experience. A dependable, thorough
and well organized planner who is innovative and communicates effectively. Areas of special
strengths include team building, planning and project direction.

  • Special Strengths
  • Team Building
  • Planned, recruited staff, organized and started a corporate real estate department which effectively supported 18,000 employees in 36 different facilities of a $9 billion insurance company.
  • Established and communicated actionable standard of performance, reviewed actual performance, developed training approach and counseled team members resulting in a cohesive department that got the job done.
  • Planning

Developed, wrote and published a three-volume guide containing detailed standards for planning a facility, rated one of the best in the industry.

Lowered costs for reconfiguring departments by 26%, for construction by 18% and used
vertical space 15% more efficiently.
Project Direction
Directed the planning and development of a 1 million square foot headquarters in New York
which was completed on time and on budget.
Led team that leased 380,000 square feet resulting in 100% success rate, wide media
coverage and awards for outstanding accomplishment.
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Employment History
Diversified Insurance, Inc., New York, NY 1987 - Present
Vice President and Director of Corporate Real Estate
ABC Management, Inc., Cleveland, OH 1984-1987
Manager of Office Buildings
Bengal-Bayley Company, Cleveland, OH 1981-1984
Property Manager
Previous Experience
Positions with increasing responsibility and scope in the real estate site selection, marketing,
sales and franchising.
Professional Affiliations
National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives (Past President)
Institute of Real Estate Management 0 Certified Property Manager (CPA)
The Real Estate Board of New York Inc. (Management "A")
Building Owners and Managers Association
B.S., Business Administration, Kent State University 1967
Graduated Cum Laude, American Marketing Association Award for Outstanding Marketing
Completed required courses in Real Estate Practices and Law.
An accomplished skier, golfer and tennis player. Church Deacon and Board of Directors at
Center for Hope. Teach real estate at local community college.