Michael L. Roch
Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Debt Strategies
Michael Roch is Director and the Portfolio Manager of Real Estate Debt for MetLife Investment Management. Mr. Roch was named to this position in 2012. He is responsible for developing the investment management debt platform.
Prior to this, he was head of the Capital Markets Group where he oversaw a $4 billion portfolio, and invested in subordinate debt, structured leverage debt positions, subscription lines, secured real estate credit facilities and warehouse lines. He also managed MetLife's $650 million real estate private equity fund portfolio.
Mr. Roch joined MetLife in 1985 and has served in various investment capacities, including real estate asset management, mortgage loan production and portfolio management. In 2001, Mr. Roch was promoted to head of the CMBS unit and managed a $12 billion diversified bond portfolio. In 2004, he became voting member of the Real Estate Investment Committee.
Mr. Roch holds a BA in mathematics from Drew University and a master's degree in city and regional planning from Rutgers University. Mr. Roch has been an active member of the MBA and CRE Finance Counsel, participating on numerous conference panels, presentations, and committees.