Real Estate Controller
Michael Kropp joined CBRE in 2009 as a Coordinator, working his way through various accounting roles to his current position as a Real Estate Controller. He is responsible for overseeing a team of 18 accountants, 1 manager and 3 assistant controllers across a portfolio of 29 clients with 51 retail properties encompassing nearly 14 million square feet. As the operational lead for the Dallas retail accounting office, he oversees staffing transitions; property assignments; new retail pricings; transitions of incoming retail properties—including accounting database, bank, accounts receivable and accounts payable systems setup, as well as access for accounting team members—and systems integration for all processes with our business services team in Minneapolis. He has experience with multiple accounting platforms including Yardi, MRI, CTI, Procure to Pay, rCash COLLECTplus, PeopleSoft and iTrack. As a long-term member of the CBRE team, Michael is known for mentoring junior level accounting professionals who have been promoted to supervisors and managers.
Michael is currently a member of the Real Estate Accounting Services Pricing Committee, and was a member of both the Local Best Practices Committee, and the National Best Practices committee until relocating to Dallas. He holds a degree in Management Accounting from the Minnesota School of Business.