About: J Michelle Newman


Principal and Co-Founder

Michele-mugshot-001Michelle is the CFO and VP of Business Development of Pario Asset Advisors. Ms. Newman’s extensive commercial real estate experience for over 25 years in acquisition, development, construction, leasing, property management, asset management, financing, disposition and lending, allows her to understand the barriers to and economics of energy efficiency from both the building owner’s and tenant’s perspective. As a financial consultant, her clients included: fast food franchisees, restaurants, nonprofits, private loan funds, investors, real estate developers, banks, and major investment banks. She also worked at Westfield Group, USA, where she was responsible for the financial business plan for the U.S. business operations and an integral member of the development and due diligence team for the acquisition of 18 regional shopping malls.

Ms. Newman, a southern California native, earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA.