Michael Joyce
Managing Partner
Oranswell Realty Partners



Michael Joyce is Managing Partner at Oranswell Realty Partners, a tightly-held apartment investment and management firm with properties along the East Coast. In this role, Michael oversees the operation and management of approx. 1,500 multifamily units, and actively solicits opportunities to grow the business.

Prior to joining Oranswell, Michael spent more than eight years at American Real Estate Partners (AREP), a value-add focused operator and developer of office properties in the mid-Atlantic, where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, diligencing, financing and closing new acquisitions. At AREP, he has closed more than $1.2 billion of acquisitions and dispositions representing 6.9 million square feet in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US. In addition, Michael played a key role in supporting the raising of AREP’s first two discretionary funds.

Michael has also held positions at Aareal Bank in Wiesbaden, Germany, where, as a member of the hotel lending group, he originated $150 million of new mortgages in the United States and was responsible for overseeing a $400 million portfolio of loans throughout Europe; and at Banc of America Securities, where, as an analyst in the Real Estate Investment Banking group, he executed the placement of JV equity in a $750 million office and industrial portfolio as well as the $6.6 billion sale of CNL Hotels and Resorts to Ashford Hospitality Trust and an affiliate of Morgan Stanley Real Estate.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Languages and Civilizations from Duke University and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Michael earned the CFA designation in 2012.

Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and five children, reading, and cycling. Michael also serves on the Advisory Board for the Duke University Catholic Center and is a member of the One Loudoun Neighborhood Association.