Founder and Managing Director
Mike Girard is a senior housing broker with 20 years of transaction and advisory experience, totaling over $3.75B in investment sales for private clients, pension funds, pension fund advisors, insurance companies, public and private REITs, government organizations, special servicers/trustees, banks, foreign investors, developers, and hedge funds. Prior to forming Framework Realty Advisors ("FRA"), Mr. Girard co-founded and launched The Seniors Group, or TSG, a successful national seniors housing brokerage platform catering to the seniors housing industry. Prior to founding TSG, Mr. Girard was instrumental in the growth of Apartment Realty Advisors (ARA subsequently became part of Newmark Knight Frank) from 7 to 19 offices, and $1.7B to $9B in annual sales volume. Mr. Girard helped expand the New England and South/Central regions from single state to multi-state platforms. Mr. Girard has represented clients in sales of highly complex tax credit, bond and HUD-financed assets, student properties, all types of seniors housing properties, and a variety of distressed assets. Mr. Girard has coordinated large equity placement and JV partnership negotiations including the restructuring of a $90M portfolio recapitalization and dispositions as large as $300M. Mr. Girard has researched and valued thousands of properties and he is one of the most heavily licensed individual real estate brokers in the country. Mike is involved with Sons of the Flag and affiliated Bird's Eye View Project, nonprofit Charitable Organizations dedicated to helping Veterans, First Responders, and Civilian Burn Survivors and their families.
Bachelor of Science, Finance
Senior Vice President
With 20 years experience in financial advisory and investment management, Kyle P. Sitler is Senior Vice President of FRA, focused on managing the team and all listing and BOV engagement activities. Prior to FRA, Mr. Sitler was Vice President of TSG. Prior to TSG, Mr. Sitler was CEO of Six Pillar Capital, where he oversaw advisory and valuation services for corporate clients. Mr. Sitler began his career as an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney, advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising. As an investment banker, he has completed transactions ranging from raising seed capital for start-up companies to billion dollar plus mergers and IPOs. Later in his career, Mr. Sitler worked as a private equity investor at Ticonderoga Capital and an institutional real estate investor at Aspen Square Management. Mr. Sitler has extensive experience in real estate as an advisor, private investor, and property manager. He also achieved the Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA) designation through the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).
Bachelor of Science, Finance
Mr. Ostrow’s responsibilities include managing exclusive investment sales listings as well as equity recapitalization engagements. Mr. Ostrow has a strong M&A and corporate finance transaction background, along with expertise in business valuation and economic calculations. Prior to joining FRA, Brian was an Executive Director of MASI, Ltd. Where he executed corporate finance, business valuation, economic calculation engagements. Mr. Ostrow is a certified business valuation and litigation support professional who also has deep and valuable skills from working as a top-producing wealth management advisor with firms such as JPMorganChase and MorganStanley. Brian is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Certified Merger & Acquisition Analyst (CM&AA) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).
Eastern Illinois University
Bachelor of Arts, Economics
With 25 years of experience, Mr. Cole is Marketing Director of FRA. His responsibilities include print and web-based graphic design, creative conception, commercial photography, aerial drone photography and video, print/digital layout and coordination of all documentation, presentation, and marketing materials developed for clients. Before joining FRA, David was Marketing Director for TSG's national senior housing platform, and prior to TSG, ARA’s national senior housing platform. Earlier in his career, David worked as a pre-press production artist/variable digital print specialist with Targetbase, a database, analytics, and marketing agency whose client list included American Honda Motors, P&G, Southwest, TLC Laser Eye Centers, John Deere, United Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, DirecTV, and Gatorade.
Art Institute of Dallas
A.A., Art, Animation, and Design