Mike Komppa founded Corum Real Estate Group in 1986 with a diversified group of talented and experienced professionals and a vision to become active participants in a variety of real estate product types. Mr. Komppa began his career with a Denver-based engineering and construction firm. After earning a master’s degree in Business, he spent seven years as a mortgage banker, arranging financing and negotiating joint ventures on a wide range of commercial real estate developments.
In 1982, Mr. Komppa entered the development business as the Colorado partner of a Texas-based real estate firm. In 1986, Mr. Komppa formed Corum Real Estate Group with a group of key associates, who since have collaborated on the development, acquisition and repositioning of more than 10 million square feet of commercial office, warehouse and apartment properties in the Colorado and Chicago area markets.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a master’s degree in Real Estate Investment Analysis from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has served two terms as President of the Colorado Chapter of NAIOP, as Chair of ULI Colorado and currently sits on the Industrial and Office Parks Council of the national Urban Land Institute. He currently sits on the executive committee of the University of Colorado Real Estate Council and on the Board of Downtown Denver, Inc. He has also been active as a past President and Board member of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association.