Mike Consol is senior editor of Real Assets Adviser, one of seven titles published by Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI), and is responsible for the magazine’s editorial content and production. He has been a professional journalist since 1983 and has spent almost his entire career working for business publications. Mike joined IREI in 2012 as editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas. Prior to IREI, he spent 17 years with American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business journals with 40 weekly newspapers across the United States. While at ACBJ, he held editor and publisher roles at the Portland Business Journal, East Bay Business Times and San Francisco Business Times. He was also the company’s first-ever writing and reporting coach. Prior to ACBJ, he was managing editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal, as well as news editor of the Pasadena Star-News. Mike, a native of upstate New York, earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University.