Michael C. O'Malley
Mike O’Malley serves as Executive Director of the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate where he focuses on external engagement with leaders from the real estate industry. Mike is also an Associate Professor of the Practice at Notre Dame, teaching courses on real estate and real estate private equity. Prior to Notre Dame, Mike was a Senior Principal at Pennybacker Capital, a real estate private equity firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. At Pennybacker, he served as the firm’s COO, CFO, and CCO; led the Capital Formation team’s efforts to develop and foster relationships with the firm’s existing and prospective limited partners; and was a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. During his 15 years at Pennybacker, the firm grew from start-up to a multi-strategy investment manager with over $3 billion in assets under management. He previously served as COO and CFO of VisionWeb; a financial restructuring consultant at Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, now Macquarie Capital USA; and an auditor at Price Waterhouse. He earned degrees in Accountancy and Computer Applications from the University of Notre Dame and received an M.B.A. from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.