Michael Athanason is a Managing Director at FTS Valuation Services practice in New York.
Prior to joining FTS, Michael was US National Leader of the Alternative Investment Valuation practice at both KPMG and BRG. He was Leader of Duff & Phelps’s Portfolio Valuation from its inception in 2005 and built that practice to its present size. Michael has over 25 years of valuation and corporate advisory experience and focuses on valuation advisory and value management of alternative asset portfolios and has helped multiple clients prepare for SEC presence exams. Since 2004, he has been continuously engaged by private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate investors to provide periodic fair market valuations for financial reporting and acquisition/divestiture projects.
Michael graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering and received his MBA from Georgetown University.