- Managing Director
- T: +1 213 689 1200
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- 633 W. 5th Street,
- Suite 1600
- Los Angeles, CA, 90071-2027
- United States
- T: +1 213 689 1200
- F: +1 213 689 1220
- M.B.A., Economics and Management, University of Southern California
- B.S., Business Administration, University of Southern California
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Commercial Mortgage Securities Association
- Turnaround Management Association
- Urban Land Institute
- Corporate Finance
- Creditor Rights, Relations & Negotiations
- Expert Testimony
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Real Estate & Infrastructure
- Financial Institutions
Michael Linsk is a Managing Director in the FTI Corporate Finance practice and is based in Los Angeles. Mr. Linsk is a senior finance and real estate professional with more than 30 years of experience, initially as a senior executive with several national companies and later as a consultant providing strategy, restructuring, litigation and due diligence services to many leading U.S. and multi-national corporations.
Mr. Linsk has led assignments providing strategic, reorganization and workout consulting on behalf of companies and financial institutions. He has extensive transactional experience and has provided litigation support, analysis and consultation on a variety of matters, including civil litigation and bankruptcy matters.
Mr. Linsk was appointed by the Resolution Trust Corporation (“RTC”) as a voting member of teams that had delegated authority of up to $100 million and provided strategic direction and decision making for resolving complex loan credits and disposition of the RTC asset portfolio. He has also provided consulting and audit services to numerous clients such as the Rockefeller Group; Copley Real Estate Advisors; Fuji Bank; Tokai Bank; Coast Federal Savings Bank; Ocwen Corporation; Trammell Crow Company; SunAmerica; IndyMac Bank; GMAC Mortgage Corporation; ORIX Capital Markets; Wells Fargo Foothill; GE Commercial Credit and Regus.
Mr. Linsk worked in the Business Recovery Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, which was acquired by FTI Consulting. He led that firm’s financial advisory service practice in Tokyo, Japan, from 1997 through 2000. Mr. Linsk was instrumental in providing professional services related to disposition and resolution of portfolios of nonperforming loans by Japanese financial institutions and the restructuring or sale of troubled companies. In Japan, his client list included Western and Japanese institutions such as Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund, Cerberus Partners, Leucadia National Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Loan Star Opportunity Fund, GMAC Commercial Mortgage, LNR Partners, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Industrial Bank of Japan, Tokio Fire and Marine and Sanwa Bank.
Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Linsk held senior management positions with several major regional and national real estate development, investment and operating companies. He was president of Glenfed Mortgage, the residential and commercial mortgage banking subsidiary of a major national thrift institution. His asset and property management responsibilities included a multi-state equity investment portfolio of more than 5,000 units of apartments plus 1,000,000 square feet of commercial and industrial properties. During his career, the companies with which Mr. Linsk has been associated have been responsible for the development of more than 20,000 residential units and 1,500,000 square feet of commercial properties.
Mr. Linsk has a M.B.A. in economics and management and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Southern California. He is a certified public accountant in California and a California real estate broker. Mr. Linsk is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association, the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association and the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Linsk has been an active participant and frequent speaker at industry seminars and educational programs.