Michael hales
Michael Hales
President, Student

As president of CA’s student living division, Michael Hales manages the investment, development and operational strategy for CA’s student housing division. Michael 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. His vision and direction for growth drives the creation and execution of a robust pipeline of investment and development opportunities in strategic, top-tier university markets across the United States. Michael previously served as chief financial officer and chief operating officer where he focused on investing in people, processes and systems. 

Prior to joining CA, Michael was the principal at Bain & Company. 

Michael earned a BS in Finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from Harvard Business School.