Michael Hales serves as President of CA Student Living. He manages the investment, development and operational strategy for CA’s North American student housing division. Hales drives the platform’s investment strategy, utilizing its unique range of student-specific investment vehicles including core, opportunistic, acquisition, value-add and public-private partnerships. Michael provides the vision and direction for CA Student Living’s growth through the creation and execution of a robust pipeline of investment and development opportunities in strategic, top-tier university markets across the United States.
Hales previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for CA Ventures. During his tenure with CA, he has focused on investing in people, processes and systems. Michael is responsible for creating the operational infrastructure that has supported, and will continue to support, the global expansion of the firm. Prior to joining CA, Hales was a principal at Bain & Company.
Michael holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois.