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Michael Frankel

Rexford Industrial

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Equity Capital Markets, Investment Management


Mr. Frankel serves as Rexford Industrial’s Co-Chief Executive Officer and on the Board of Directors since July 2013. Mr. Frankel has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Rexford Industrial Realty & Management Inc. since May 2005 and as Managing Partner of Rexford Industrial LLC and Rexford Sponsor LLC since December 2007 and September 2010, respectively. Mr. Frankel’s twenty-eight-year career includes nine years co-managing Rexford, focused on investing in infill Southern California industrial real estate. Mr. Frankel’s career spans real estate investment, private equity investments and senior management operating roles. Mr. Frankel was previously responsible for investments at the private equity firm “C3,” a subsidiary of the Comcast Corporation (NASD: CMCSA). Mr. Frankel also served with LEK Consulting, providing strategic advisory services to several of the world’s leading investment institutions. Mr. Frankel began his career as Vice President at Melchers & Co., a European-based firm, where he was responsible for Melchers’ U.S.-Asia operations, principally based in Beijing. Mr. Frankel has substantial experience working in China, Southeast Asia and France, and speaks Mandarin and French. Mr. Frankel is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California and a member of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Frankel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley and his Masters of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation