Michael Fukushima, Founding Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Total Realty Group, and Director of Keller Williams Commercial Downtown LA , has been working in the Southern California real estate market for almost 37 years. Mr. Fukushima has represented owners as General Partner, Asset Manager, Controller, Director of Accounting, Agent and as a Board of Director Member. He has been involved with the purchase, sale, and leasing of almost 1.2 Billion dollars of commercial and industrial properties. He has successfully applied for low income tax credits for multi family projects throughout Southern California. He has also placed limited partner equity money in a series of successful real estate transaction while acting as Owner’s Representative. He has been involved in 1031 exchanges on behalf of different owners as both the selling and listing representative. He has formed and dissolved partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. Recently he has worked on reverse exchanges and property assemblages. Mr. Fukushima brings his knowledge and experience in all transactions and brings a track record of successful real estate investments. Mr. Fukushima was born and raised in Southern California. A graduate of the Pilgrim School in Los Angeles and the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, Mr. Fukushima also received a certificate in Accounting from the University of California at Los Angeles. He has held a series of steadily increasing in responsibility executive positions with Realty Bancorp Equities, The Simay Company and Key Centers, Venture Pacific Property Company, The Yarmouth Group Management Co., Inc and Thomas Safran and Associates. He has been a principal with Total Realty Group since 2002. While taking accounting classes at UCLA, Mr. Fukushima worked for the Angeles Corporation in Los Angeles. He presently resides in the San Fernando Valley. He is a member of Our Lady Grace Church in Encino. As the Original Partner/Director of Total Investment Real Estate Brokers and now with Keller Williams Commercial as a Director, Mr. Fukushima is most excited about the prospect of working on behalf of buyers and sellers as a real estate professional. He has been involved in over 500 successful transactions as a Partner of Total Investment and Total Realty Group. Mr. Fukushima has typically assisted his clients with their trust valuations, opinions of value, financing and market positioning as well as the purchase and sale of real estate assets throughout all levels of contract negotiation. He is an innovative professional with many ideas about asset, property, and equity management. “The upcoming real estate activity of the next five years will define the market in ways previously thought impossible. Only through careful planning, solution based investing and aggressive foresight will today’s investor reap the absolute benefits of the new market.” Expertise:Brokerage: Apartments & Residential, Investment Properties, Land for Development, Trust management, Bank REO, Landlord Representation: Office & Retail, Hotel & Leisure and Property Management.