Michael has been an ICA Associate/Principal since 1989. Prior to joining the firm, Michael spent twelve years in corporate accounting where he headed the finance and risk management departments of a large retail company, one of ICA’s clients.
Michael is the team leader of the Long Hill, NJ, office, where he employs his expertise in finance on behalf of clients. Michael’s practice group services clients that can be found throughout the United States and Canada. Michael’s group has a combined 100 years’ of experience handling all aspects of corporate risk management with a heavy emphasis on real estate. Each member of the team brings a unique perspective, honed through their backgrounds in finance, law, financial institutions and claims, which provides clients a superior depth of expertise. These clients, many of whom have been with ICA for over 25 years, are concentrated in the fields of real estate investment and development, private equity, commercial lending, property and asset management, habitational real estate and hospitality. However, the Long Hill office full client base spans the commercial spectrum, including law firms, franchisors, trucking, logistics and warehousing, health clubs, publishers and more.
Michael’s client industry experience includes real estate investment and development, private equity, construction, franchising, property management, hospitality, transportation and warehousing, health clubs and others. On a daily basis, Michael is involved with all aspects of corporate risk management, assisting clients with the transfer, elimination, mitigation and finance of their risk of financial loss.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science from Kean College. He has earned the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation through the Institutes Risk and Insurance Knowledge Group and is a member of the Society of Risk Management Consultants.
When not managing risk for others, Michael enjoys hiking and all outdoor sports.
Mike can be reached at MGurval@icarisk.com and via LinkedIn.