Woodbridge, NJ – April 7, 2015 – Visual Lease, the leading provider of cloud-based Lease Administration software for Fortune-1000 companies with multiple locations, announced today that Michael Bell has joined the team as a Senior Advisor. Mike has over thirty years of corporate real estate management and consulting experience, focusing on real estate strategic planning, transaction management, portfolio re-engineering, process re-design, information systems development, lease administration and benchmarking. Mike was also responsible for defining the IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management Solutions) market. At Visual Lease, Mike will assist with product strategy as well as provide direct consulting expertise to clients.
“We have known and worked with Mike for many years and are thrilled to have him join our team. He has incredible insight into efficient and effective corporate real estate management and product innovation,” said Marc Betesh, CEO and President of Visual Lease. “He will provide immediate benefits for our customers.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining a market leader that is revolutionizing real estate portfolio management,” said Bell. “The continued development of the Visual Lease platform and integration with third-party real estate lifecycle products demonstrate a commitment to delivering best-in-class solutions that affordably address the challenges facing today’s corporations.”
“We are excited to have Mike on the team as we redefine the IWMS market and build the next generation of real estate technology solutions,” added Derek Anderson, Managing Director of Visual Lease.
Mike has held several executive corporate real estate positions, including having been a Vice President at the Gartner Inc. (responsible for IWMS research), Managing Director of Corporate Real Estate for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Director of Corporate Real Estate for Dun & Bradstreet, Vice President at LaSalle Partners (predecessor to Jones Lang LaSalle) and President of The Harbinger Group at Xerox. In these roles he defined, built and implemented real estate technologies that Fortune 500 firms use to account for their capital project, facilities and real estate related expenses.
Mike has a B.A. from Brown University, an M.A.T. from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester.
About Visual Lease
Visual Lease’s mission is to facilitate efficient administration and exact compliance of real estate obligations through world-class software and customer service. We are committed to being real estate experts by staying in front of industry and technology trends while continually refining our products and services. The values driving us are excellence, diversity, dedication and passion.
Visual Lease was founded by the principals of KBA Lease Services in 1995. Since its inception, Visual Lease has served businesses with portfolios of leases ranging from 15 to over 6,000. Our tagline, “Lease Software by Lease Professionals” is a source of pride based on our industry-leading expertise in commercial real estate and lease administration. No other company offers Visual Lease’s breadth of experience.
For more information please visit www.visuallease.com.