Executive Profiles

Self-Directed IRA Corporation President, Mike AustinMike Austin, a real estate industry veteran with over 20 years experience, is the co-founder and President of Bluesky Management Corporation.

In 2009, Mike formed Self Directed IRA Corp, to assist investors in learning how they can invest their IRA funds into tangible real property. This Self Directed method of investing is not new, however many investors are unaware that they can control their own IRA funds and purchase real estate with their IRA, SEP or 401 k.

In addition to owning and operating his own companies Mike was recently a partner at a leading west coast firm specializing in the development of retail shopping centers.

Mike gained transaction and acquisition experience during his many years as a top broker at Sperry Van Ness, one of the nation’s largest brokerage companies where he consistently ranked among the Company’s Top Ten brokers.

Mike has completed sales transactions in excess of $700,000,000 personally representing a wide variety of clients including corporations, 1031 exchange buyers, LLCs, family trusts and retirement investment funds.

Mike is a 1985 graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with emphasis in finance. Since starting his career Mike has brought field-tested experience in management, leasing and financing for properties held by friends, family and client investors.

Employing detailed and innovative strategies maximizing investors’ returns and the property’s full potential, Mike applies his full complement of skills whether or not he has a personal financial interest.