Marcus & Millichap

Michael S. Barron

Overview

Michael Barron holds the title of First Vice President of Investments with Marcus & Millichap and serves as Senior Director in the firm's National Multi-Housing Group and Special Assets Services Group. He is one of the three original founders of Marcus & Millichap's Cleveland Office which opened in 2003. Michael’s leadership and specialization within the Midwest Apartment Market, with a primary focus on the Greater Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh MSA’s, enables him to create substantial value for private and institutional investors in commercial real estate throughout Allegheny, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Franklin, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Summit Counties.

In addition to his primary focus on commercial real estate sales in Northeast Ohio, Michael has the ability and favorable experience in assembling the most qualified team of specialists for any product type throughout the United States. This is accomplished by selecting other highly regarded Marcus & Millichap agents that Michael has done business with during his tenure with Marcus & Millichap. To date, this strategy has been successfully implemented in Ohio and five neighboring states including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Michael also specializes and has expertise in assessing value and leading national marketing campaigns selling apartment portfolios ranging from only 2 properties to as many as 25 properties in multiple states, owned by multiple partnerships. Mr. Barron utilizes the tremendous capabilities of Marcus & Millichap in conjunction with his own established investor relationships to create a comprehensive market for the multi-family properties he represents.

In 2012, Michael was inducted into the Midwest Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame, and is regularly featured in publications such as Apartment Finance Today, Buy Lease Build, CoStar, Globe Street, Heartland Real Estate Business, Midwest Real Estate News, Multifamily Executive, Real Estate Alert, Suites Magazine, The Cleveland Jewish News, The Wall Street Journal. Mr. Barron is frequently quoted in Crain’s Cleveland Business and The Cleveland Plain Dealer. 

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Cleveland
Michael S. Barron

Michael S. Barron

First Vice President Investments
Tel: (216) 264-2016
Fax: (216) 274-9120

License:  OH  SAL.2002021828

Certified Commercial Investment Member
National Multi Housing Council

Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Director - Special Asset Services Group
Senior Director - National Multi Housing Group

Promoted to Associate in October, 2004
Promoted to Senior Associate in January, 2006
Promoted to Associate Vice President Investments in July, 2008
Promoted to Vice President Investments in July, 2009
Promoted to First Vice President Investments in July, 2014

As of Second Quarter 2016 the Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group has closed over $1.3 Billion in Total Sales comprised of 33,714 sold units.

The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Arts-Business, 2001
The CCIM Institute, 2013

Chairman's Club - 2015
National Achievement Award - 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2005
Sales Recognition Award - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Top Ohio Agent - 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
National Multi Housing Group Top 30 - 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
CoStar Power Broker Award - 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Inducted into the Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame - 2012
Crain's Cleveland Business Twenty in their 20's - 2009

Specialty

Michael Barron: Multifamily Real Estate Agent
Midwest Multifamily Brokerage & Advisory
As a Senior Director in Marcus & Millichap’s National Multi Housing Group, Michael is based in Cleveland Ohio and specializes in multifamily transactions throughout the Midwestern United States.  He has members of his team in Columbus, OH as well as Pittsburgh, PA.  Michael works with private clients as well as institutions on their apartment acquisitions and dispositions. Michael leverages the specialization of the firm and has experience in the following multifamily product types.
 
Conventional
All Sizes
  • Market Rate Apartments
  • Older and Modern Construction
  • Suburban and Inner Ring Locations
  • Upscale Downtown Properties

Affordable Housing

  • Section 8 HAP Contracts (Housing Assistance Program)
  • Section 8 Vouchers
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LITEC)
Senior Housing
  • Assisted Living Facilities (AL)
  • Independent Living Facilities (IL)
  • Nursing Homes
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • 55+ Apartments
Special Assets Services
  • Receivership Sales
  • Real Estate Owned (REO)
  • Short Sales
Student Housing
  • Akron University Apartments (AU)
  • Baldwin Wallace University Apartments (BW)
  • Bowling Green State University (BGSU)
  • Case Western Reserve University Apartments (CWRU)
  • Cleveland State University Apartments (CSU)
  • Cuyahoga Community College Apartments (Tri-C)
  • John Carroll University (JCU)
  • Kent State University Apartments (KSU)
  • Lake Erie College Apartments (LEC)
  • Lakeland Community College Apartments
  • Miami University (MU)
  • Michigan State University (MSU)
  • Ohio University (OU)
  • The Ohio State University Apartments (OSU)
  • University of Cincinnati (UC)
  • University of Dayton (DU)
  • University of Michigan (UM)
  • University of Toledo (UT)

Our Team

Michael S. Barron, Daniel J. Burkons, Joshua L. Wintermute, Richard J. Lattro, Jordan D. Marshall, Charles R. Gagliano

BARRON, BURKONS, WINTERMUTE GROUP Midwest Multifamily Brokerage & Advisory

Michael S. Barron
First Vice President Investments
Senior Director NMHG
 
Daniel J. Burkons
First Vice President Investments
Senior Director NMHG
 
Joshua Wintermute
Vice President
Associate Director NHMG
 
Richard Lattro
Associate
Columbus, OH
 
Jordan Marshall
Associate
Columbus, OH
 
Charles Gagliano
Associate
Cleveland, OH
 
William Koontz
Associate
Cleveland, OH
 
Justin Blanche, MBA
Senior Financial Analyst
 
Suzanne Reinhart
Marketing Coordinator
 
Michael Glass
First Vice President
Regional Manager
 
Kristy Colburn
Office Manager

Team Members:

Listed Properties

In The News

  • The Vue Apartments Sell for More than $80 Million

    Although parties to the transaction were not talking, it’s a hot topic in the Cleveland multifamily apartment business, according to Michael Barron, a first vice president of the Marcus & Millichap...

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    NRP Group Sells the Vue Apartments in Beachwood in Complicated Deal

    Michael Barron, first vice president of investments at the Marcus & Millichap brokerage in Independence, said it's encouraging to see out-of-town buyers snapping up apartments here. Strong...

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    Marcus & Millichap’s Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group has brokered the sale of Quail Hollow, a 200-unit apartment community in Toledo, for $15.3 million.

    Quail Hollow at the Lake is located in Toledo, Ohio. Michael Barron, Daniel Burkons and Joshua Wintermute of Marcus & Millichap listed the property on behalf of the seller and procured the buyer.

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  • The Barron, Burkons, Wintermute Group of Marcus & Millichap is behind the $22.5 million sale of Richmond Park Apartments.

    The 736-suite Richmond Park Apartments deal is the largest apartment sale of 2015 in Northeast Ohio with the sale price of $22.5 million.

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    Marcus & Millichap closed the sale of Spring Valley, a 76-unit apartment property in Newark, Ohio. The asset sold for $2.5 million

    Marcus & Millichap closed the sale of Spring Valley, a 76-unit apartment property in Newark, Ohio. The asset sold for $2.5 million

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    Michael Barron--In the News

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  • Historic National Terminal apartment complex soon will hit market

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    Press Releases

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    CRE Industry Faces Dramatic Changes in Multifamily Supply, Financing Environment

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  • NRP Group considering 248-unit apartment project in Cleveland’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

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    Marcus & Millichap to sell 117-unit waterfront apartment in Cleveland market

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    221 Commerical Real Estate Professionals Earn the Distinctive CCIM Designation

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  • ‘Ton of offers’ pour in for 3 apartment complexes put up for sale in Columbus

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    K&D Group sells big Marsol apartment complex

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  • Apartments Owners Are Diversifying Investments With Out-of-Region Buys

    Article from Crain's Cleveland Business which Michael Barron contributed to regarding how 3 Northeast Ohio apartments owners are diversifying investments with out-of-region buys.

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    Midwest Real Estate Hall of Fame induction for Michael Barron

    December 2012, Michael Barron was inducted into the Midwest Real Estate Commercial Hall of Fame.

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    City Highlights - Cleveland Apartment Market

    December 2012, an article published by Heatrtland Real Estate Business featuring an overview of the Cleveland apartment market contributed by Michael Barron.

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  • Report Predicts More Recovery for Commercial Real Estate, Though Cleveland Still Lags Other Major Cities

    October 2012, an article regarding a predicted increase in the region's commercial real estate contributed by Michael Barron was published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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    Apartment Projects on the Rise in Northeast Ohio

    September 2012, Michael discusses the recent increase in apartment development in Northeast Ohio.

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    Zaremba Group targets Mayfield Heights land for 336-unit apartment project, at Cedar and Lander

    September 2012, Michael Barron featured in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article on multifamily development in Mayfield Heights

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  • PA Firm Buys Akron Multifamily for Nearly $4M

    September 2012, an article from CoStar regarding the sale of Ellet Park Gardens

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    Sweet Music - Vacancies are Dropping to Levels Not Seen Since the Mid-’90s as Cleveland’s Manufacturing Sector Rebounds

    May 2012, an article contributed by Michael Barron was published in Apartment Finance Today.

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    Evergreen Property Mgmt. Sells Cuyahoga Falls Multifamily - Georgetown of the Falls Trades for $2.1 Million

    May 2012, Michael Barron's sale in Cuyahoga Falls featured in an article by CoStar.

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  • Northfield Park Apts. Sell for $1.2 Million - Marcus & Millichap Handles Trade of 60 Units in Bedford

    May 2012, Mike Barron featured in a CoStar story on the sale of 60 units in Bedford, OH.

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    Rents to Hit Record, Driven by Occupancy

    April 2012, Michael Barron featured in a Crain's Cleveland article on rental rates in Cleveland market.

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    2011 Top Sales Broker in Cleveland

    CoStar names Michael Barron the Top Sales Broker in Cleveland for 2011.

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  • Flagship Mgmt. Trades Assets in Kent for $1.4M - Marcus & Millichap Handles Exchange of East Main Street Property

    March 2012, Michael Barron listed as an agent in the sale of property in Kent, OH by CoStar News.

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    High rental prices at Uptown apartments in University Circle may test the market

    March 2012, Michael Barron discusses rent pricing at the new Uptown apartments in University Circle in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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    National Multi Housing Group Top 30 - 2011

    February 2012, Michael Barron named one of the Top 30 Apartment Professionals companywide for 2011 by the National Multi Housing Group.

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  • Marcus & Millichap Cleveland Proudly Honors the Top Producers for 2011

    February 2012, Michael named a Top Producer for 2011 in the Marcus & Millichap Cleveland Office. Announced in an issue of Crain's Cleveland.

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    High-end apartments could replace aging Commerce Park office buildings in Beachwood

    January 2012, Michael Barron discusses the prospect of replacing office buildings with apartments in Beachwood, OH.

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  • Marcus & Millichap pair qualifies for National Achievement Awards

    December 2011, Mike's qualification for the 2012 National Achievement Awards announced in Midwest Real Estate News.

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    Millennia Housing Buys Apt. Complex in Kirtland - Marcus & Millichap Handles Trade of 76 Units on Chillicothe Road

    October 2011, sale facilitated by Michael Barron featured by CoStar Group News.

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    Marcus & Millichap lists $30 million apartment portfolio in Cleveland area

    October 2011, Michael Barron featured in an article by Midwest Real Estate News.

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  • Lakeland Terrace Apts Sold in Euclid - K & D Group Purchases 120-Unit Apartment Complex for $1.2M

    September 2011, Michael Barron featured in article by CoStar Group News.

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    Apartment owners bet on tight market, try selling nearly 550 units in Beachwood, Mayfield Heights

    September 2011, Michael quoted in a Plain Dealer article on the listing of properties in Beachwood and Mayfield Heights.

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    Stone Ridge Apartments in Berea change hands for $13.3 million

    March 2011, Michael Barron featured in Crain's Cleveland article.

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  • On the Move: Michael Barron

    March 2011, Michael Barron recognized in the Plain Dealer for promotion to Senior Director of the National Multi Housing Group.

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    K&D Group goes back to roots, buys distressed Nottingham Apartments for $500,000

    October 2010, Michael Barron featured in an article in the Plain Dealer.

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    Commercial Real Estate Market Looking a bit Brighter, Report Shows

    October 2010, Michael Barron featured in article in the Plain Dealer.

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  • MI Investor Nets Mentor Assisted Living Facility in REO Sale

    July 2010, Michael Barron featured in an article by CoStar Group.

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    CoStar Power Broker Award Winners 2009

    May 2010, Michael Barron named one of the Power Brokers of 2009 by CoStar Group.

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    North Olmsted Apartments Sold for $2.8 million

    February 2009, Michael Barron's sale featured in article in the Plain Dealer.

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  • Apartment Building Owners Finding Some Bright Spots in Down Economy

    February 2009, Michael Barron featured in article in the Plain Dealer.

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    Marcus & Millichap Honors Its Top 2008 Investment Professionals

    January 2009, Michael Barron featured in an ad in the Wall Street Journal as one of M&M's top investment professionals for 2008.

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    Creative Deals Finding Favor in Real Estate

    January 2009, Michael Barron quoted in article in Crain's Cleveland.

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  • Signs of Life

    September 2008, Michael Barron featured in an article by Multifamily Executive.

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    Going Places: Aug. 25, 2008

    August 2008, Michael Barron featured in Crain's Cleveland article announcing his promotion to Associate Vice President Investments.

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    Forest City Puts Apartment Complex up for Sale

    August 2008, Michael Barron featured in article in Plain Dealer.

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  • These Days, Apartment Deals Moving

    May 2008, Michael Barron featured in article by Crain's Cleveland Business.

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    Paying Dues Pays off for Young Real Estate Brokers

    July 2007, Michael Barron featured in an article from Cleveland Jewish News.

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    Friends Make Their Mark

    December 2006, Michael Barron featured in an article from the Plain Dealer.

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  • BMC Capital Provides $2.8M Loan for an Apartment Complex in Bedford, Ohio

    August 2006, Michael Barron featured in a press release on behalf of BMC Capital, LP.

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    Edge Landings Buys 241-Unit Multifamily for $6.34M

    November 2005, Michael Barron featured in an article by CoStar Group.

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    Uneven Cleveland: Biotech Improves Multi-Family

    April 2005, Michael Barron featured in an article from Commerical Property News.

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  • Marcus & Millichap Complete 4th Quarter Closings

    January 4, 2005 Michael Barron featured in CoStar Group article.

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    GF Properties Buys Fulton Place Apts. From US Bank – Marcus & Millichap Handles Sale of 79-Unit Property

    September 14, 2011 Michael Barron featured in CoStar Group article on recent sale in Cleveland, Ohio.

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    Crain's Cleveland: Marcus & Millichap has made a name for itself in NE Ohio

    October, 2006 Michael Barron featured in Crain's Cleveland Business article.

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  • Marcus & Millichap Names Two Agents To Vice President Investments in Cleveland Office

    July 29, 2009 Michael Barron awarded to the position of Vice President Investments.

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    Crain's Twenty In Their 20's

    April, 2009 Michael Barron was nominated and chosen to be featured in the Crain's Cleveland Business 2009 Twenty in Their 20's article recognizing Michael for his outstanding performance and...

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