Director of the Center for Real Estate Theory & Practice
Mike holds a masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford in England and spent 31 years in the computer industry, working for companies such as IBM, Amdahl, Splash Technology and the Santa Cruz Operation.
He left the computer industry and California to focus on Central Arizona real estate in 2002. He obtained an Arizona real estate license and built a comprehensive database of real estate statistics. Mike partnered with ARMLS and the Information Market LLC to create the Cromford Report (www.cromfordreport.com), which provides daily real estate market insight for realtors and investors covering the Greater Phoenix residential market.
In 2012 Mike was appointed Director of the Center for Real Estate Theory & Practice within the W P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Mike is married with three children. When not working with computers and real estate, his main interests are music and canals.