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Michael Van Konynenburg

President at Eastdil Secured


 D. Michael Van Konynenburg is President of the real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured. At Eastdil Secured he is responsible for overseeing numerous large, real estate transactions including financings, capital raises, sales, and investment banking transactions for institutional real estate owners and lenders.  In 2016, Eastdil Secured completed over $225 billion of capital market transactions globally.  Eastdil Secured has offices in the US, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Van Konynenburg was formerly the President and Chief Executive Officer of Secured Capital Corp, a real estate investment banking firm that he co-founded in 1990.  In 1997, Mr. Van Konynenburg also co-founded and served as the CEO of Secured Capital Japan, an Asia based, real estate investment management platform.

Prior to co-founding Secured Capital Corp, Mr. Van Konynenburg was a Senior Vice President in Drexel Burnham Lambert’s CMBS and High Yield Bond divisions in Beverly Hills, where he was responsible for trading and structuring various CMBS securities and real estate financings for non-investment grade corporates, as well as trading distressed mortgages.

He is a founding board member of the Ziman Center for Real Estate at UCLA Anderson School of Management and a member of Real Estate Capital Policy Advisory Committee (RECPAC). He is also actively involved in the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as well as the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles.