Mike Norris, LEED AP is a Vice President in The Ezra Company’s suburban offices and has over 11 years of diverse commercial real estate experience. He leads a team that focuses on solving complex real estate problems for technical facility users. Mike’s attention to detail and treatment of real estate as a process rather than a commodity has consistently earned his clients’ trust. He applies is diversified real estate acumen and hands-on knowledge of technical facilities to save tenants money and mitigate their risk.
Mike began his career in 2000 at Newmark where he directed the market research department and represented local owners, developers and tenants in lease and purchase facility projects. He then moved to Scheer Partners where he ran the Virginia office, underwrote acquisitions/dispositions, served as property manager for lab and contract manufacturing buildings, certified LEED facilities and represented over 20 tenants each year. At Ezra, Mike utilizes his diversified real estate background to develop leverage for tenants in complex lease and purchase negotiations. In particular, Mike’s background representing medical practitioners, specialists, urgent care facilities and research & development companies enables him to not only represent technical facility users, but also negotiate the more technical aspects of general office and industrial facilities.
A representative list of clients include:
- Digital Globe
- Eastern Cranial Affiliates
- HyperV Technologies Corp
- ID Technology Partners
- Progressive Radiology
Mike received his Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Government and Politics, with Honors in Economics, from the University of Maryland. Mike is a LEED AP and a licensed broker in the District, Maryland and Virginia. Mike has served on the board of the Business Alliance for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and has conducted real estate seminars for entrepreneurs at the Mason Enterprise Center and Silver Spring Innovation Center. He also writes a monthly blog on current issues impacting tenants: www.ezracompany.com/blog.
Mike resides in Olney with his wife and son and helps coach a Special Olympics basketball team in Montgomery County.