Mike joined Leisure Real Estate Advisors, LLC in 2004 and is the previous owner of Midwest Hotel Motel Brokers, LLC, located in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a licensed attorney in both Nebraska and Wisconsin and has extensive legal experience in matters related to hotel real estate including contracts, due diligence, franchise issues and closing details. Mr. Works graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1995. He earned his Bachelor’s degree with high distinction from Concordia College in Seward, Nebraska, where he was given the award of Outstanding Liberal Arts Student.
Besides his legal training and expertise, Mr. Works brings a wealth of knowledge pertaining to all facets of a hotel deal and an owner/operator. As a partner in hotel ownership, he has in-depth knowledge of hotel operations at a level that is rarely found in hotel brokers. Furthermore he has extensive experience in creating investment partnerships and development of new hotels including Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn and Hampton Inns.
Since joining LREA, Mr. Works has become a significant producer within the firm including record sales for the past 12 months. His clients find his broad hotel experience a very valuable asset in creating successful hotel transactions.