Michael Walsh

Foundation Group, Seattle Commercial Real Estate Brokerage, Bruce A. Kahn, CCIM, CPM, Designated Broker

Michael Walsh

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Michael began his career in commercial real estate at a National Apartment Brokerage before joining The Foundation Group in 2018. He grew up in a family of apartment operators, and managed and renovated apartment buildings prior to moving into commercial brokerage. Since beginning his career in commercial real estate, Michael has focused exclusively on representing owners and buyers of multi-family assets in Seattle’s urban core.

Michael is a Southern California native and relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 2008. He has strong ties to Seattle area and is the fourth generation of his family to both manage and broker commercial real estate. He is a former collegiate athlete and enjoys the active lifestyle the Puget Sound area offers.


Michael is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration at Seattle University.

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