Michael Cherner graduated from The Hotel School at Cornell University in 2017 with a concentration in Real Estate.
Michael has over six years of professional experience in the real estate investment and brokerage industries. At GFI Hospitality Group, he managed the business plan execution, development, and capitalization for a portfolio of hotel assets in New York City, highlighted by a 530,000 square-foot luxury hotel and condominium on Central Park South. He also spearheaded the due diligence and underwriting efforts for $100M of new development and acquisition opportunities.
Prior to GFI, Michael worked in Cushman & Wakefield's hotel equity, debt, and structured finance group, where he executed over $500 million of investment sales, financings, note sales, and equity recapitalizations.
Michael joined Cherner Development Group in the Fall of 2023. His primary responsibilities include asset managing, sourcing, and underwriting real estate investments.