Michael Friis
Senior Development Manager

In Mike’s eleven year professional career he has gained broad experience in many areas across the construction industry. After four and a half years as a project manager with a large local construction company he broadened his industry knowledge with two years at a national accounting firm administering the financial side of construction contracts in excess of $100 million. Prior to arriving at Blake he spent two and a half years with a national project management firm. Mike’s projects have generally ranged in size from $10 million to $140 million and have been concentrated in the commercial construction sector. Mike demonstrates a deep understanding of the entire real estate development process with particular emphasis on entitlements, permitting, financing, construction, design coordination, and overall project management.

Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He is certified as an Accredited Professional by the US Green Building Council.