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Mr. Mike Forsum

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Co-Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (949) ***-****  
Email: m***@***.com
Local Address:  Scottsdale , Arizona , United States
Starwood Land Ventures LLC
6310 Capital Dr. Suite 130
Bradenton , Florida 34202
United States

Company Description: Starwood Land Ventures is a Bradenton, Florida based residential real estate investment firm focused on land acquisition, development and financing nationwide. The...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Home Builders Association of Northern and Southern California
  • Board Member
    HomeAid Inc


  • B.S. degree , business administration/finance
    Arizona State University
  • bachelor of science degree , business administration
    Arizona State University
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Web References
Starwood Land Ventures - Executive Management, 6 Aug 2015 [cached]
Michael R Forsum
Mike Forsum
West Coast Director 949.291.6051
Mike Forsum is Director of West Coast Operations for Starwood Land Ventures, a Starwood Capital Group-affiliated real estate investment firm that specializes in residential land development. In this role, Mr. Forsum oversees all acquisition and asset management in the Western United States, and has acquired thousands of lots in Arizona and Colorado on behalf of the firm.
Prior to joining Starwood Land Ventures in 2008, Mr. Forsum served for seven years as West Region President at Taylor Morrison. Before that, he held Division President positions at both Ryland Homes and KB Home.
Mr. Forsum received a B.S. degree in business administration/finance from Arizona State University. He holds a California State Contractor's license
Home Builder Taylor Woodrow - Luxury New Home Builder California Arizona Texas Florida Ontario Canada, 19 July 2007 [cached]
Michael Forsum
Michael ForsumRegional President Western Region
As Western Regional President, Mike Forsum oversees the planning, direction and overall management of the Arizona, Northern and Southern California regions.Mike was instrumental in establishing Taylor Woodrow's Arizona division which is now one of the largest builders/developers in the state.
Mike is a building industry veteran with more than 18 years of experience.He earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Arizona State University, is a member of the Home Builders Association of Northern and Southern California Board of Directors, and holds a key position on the National Advisory Board of HomeAid America.
Mike resides in Newport Coast, California, with his wife and three children.
MICHAEL R. FORSUM « Starwood Land, 20 June 2011 [cached]
MICHAEL R. FORSUM co-CEO 949-291-6051
MICHAEL R. FORSUM, co-CEO of Starwood Land Ventures based in Irvine, Calif. For the past 18 years, Mr. Forsum has been a leader in the homebuilding industry, carrying on a family tradition in construction.
During his tenure at Taylor Woodrow, Forsum was credited with streamlining the luxury home builder's western operations while successfully repositioning the company's products to more attainable price points. Forsum was also the driving force behind Taylor Woodrow's entry into new markets across California and Arizona.
Former leadership roles as division president with KB Homes and Ryland Homes garnered Forsum the insight to capture new market growth, start-up divisions and rebuild operations.
Mr. Forsum earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Arizona State University and holds a California State Contractor's License. He currently serves as a board member of HomeAid America and the Orange Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
SARASOTA, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ..., 1 July 2008 [cached]
SARASOTA, Fla., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Land Ventures, LLC continues to expand its nationwide presence with the addition of West Region President, Michael R. Forsum.Based from the company's newly opened Phoenix office, Forsum will oversee Starwood Land's expanding operations in the west.
"Mike is an extremely entrepreneurial and versatile professional whose vast network of relationships and deep residential land investment experience will be invaluable to the company as we grow our presence in several key western markets," said John Peshkin, CEO of Starwood Land Ventures.
"I am exceedingly pleased to welcome Mike to our team."
In his new role, Forsum will build Starwood Land's team in Phoenix, establish joint venture partnerships in the Las Vegas and Denver markets, and be responsible for existing relationships in both Northern and Southern California.
Forsum's western residential development experience stems from Taylor Morrison (formerly Taylor Woodrow), where he headed the company's western region for seven years.During his tenure, he was responsible for the company's operations in Arizona, California and Colorado and was credited with streamlining the luxury homebuilder's western operations and repositioning its products.Forsum has also held division president roles with KB Home and Ryland Homes.
Forsum, who currently serves on the boards of HomeAid America and the Orange County Council of the Boy Scouts of America, received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Arizona State University and holds a California contractor's license.
Starwood Land Ventures - Starwood Land Ventures Forms Joint Venture with Cold River Development Inc., 24 Nov 2008 [cached]
"We are confident that our latest asset addition provides the opportunity for solid long-term investment," says Michael R. Forsum, Starwood's West Region President. "These properties are in our select markets in attractive locations of sought-after regions that have experienced high housing demand and are poised for lasting growth."
Forsum says all of the residential land procured in the three-state purchase is located in high-growth areas. "The majority of the homesites are substantially complete" and ready for construction, he says.
Forsum says Starwood Land principals and affiliates have participated in the development of over 75,000 residential properties with a sell-out value of over $15 billion.
The company operates by forming partnerships with builders, developers, lenders and land holders. Forsum says Starwood also purchases debt and specializes in the acquisition, entitlement and development of large, master-planned communities, some offering mixed-use components.
"Starwood Land principals receive returns only when our partners and investors, receive theirs, aligning incentives and enhancing returns," says Forsum.
Forsum also held previous executive roles at KB Homes and Ryland Homes.
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