Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Michael is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Venue Capital – an investment and asset management firm that partners with top seniors housing operators to create exceptional experiences for residents and significant value for investors. Since dedicating his career to the industry in 2006, Michael has transacted over $1 billion worth of seniors housing and care assets, while establishing long-standing and mutually beneficial relationships with many of the nation’s top operators.
Prior to forming Venue, Michael was the Chief Investment Officer for Care Investment Trust, where he was responsible for sourcing, structuring, and underwriting acquisition and joint venture opportunities. Michael was instrumental in growing Care’s portfolio to 42 properties, with 8 operating partners, across 11 states prior to its successful sale in 2018. Earlier in his career, Michael held various positions at CIT Group and Credit Suisse, where he underwrote debt and equity transactions across the healthcare real estate spectrum, including seniors housing, skilled nursing, and medical office.
Michael was selected to join the Future Leaders Council (FLC) for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and he is a frequent participant and speaker at industry events. Michael received a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University and a Master’s in Real Estate Finance and Investments from New York University’s Shack Institute of Real Estate.
Financial Consultant - Accounting
Patrick Huvane performs accounting functions and prepares financial reporting for Venue Capital LLC’s investors. Patrick is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Teton Advisors, Inc. (OTC Pink: TETAA), a multi-strategy asset manager primarily focused on micro, small and mid-cap value investing with $2.7 billion of assets under management. Patrick leads all the treasury and accounting functions including the financial reporting and SEC filings. Patrick is also the Senior Vice President, Business Development at The LGL Group (NYSE American: LGL), a publicly traded company that produces electrical components and systems for applications in defense and aerospace among other segments. At LGL, Patrick supports the company's initiatives in pursuing strategic opportunities for growth. Prior to this, Patrick was the Chief Accounting Officer at Care Investment Trust where he oversaw the financial reporting and accounting functions of the company.
Prior to Care, Patrick was Chief Accounting Officer of Tiptree Financial Inc. (NASD: TIPT), a diversified holding company that operates across multiple industry sectors with a focus on financial services such as insurance and insurance services, real estate, asset management, and specialty finance. Patrick was responsible for all accounting aspects of Tiptree including the SEC filings. Prior to joining Tiptree in 2007, he held positions of increasing responsibility at large financial institutions such as Credit Suisse and Sumitomo Bank. Patrick began his career as an auditor at Ernst & Young.
Patrick received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Manhattan College and a Master of Business Administration in finance from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant in New York and is also a CFA charter holder. Patrick was also a part-time adjunct faculty member of Manhattan College’s department of economics & finance.