Michael Pappas

Michael Pappas

BDO Consulting Senior Managing Director


BDO New York - Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

Michael Pappas leads the Corporate Real Estate Advisory practice with more than 25 years of experience.  Michael is experienced in providing lease auditing services, as well as janitorial and construction audit and advisory services.  With significant industry knowledge, coupled with audit capability and investigative expertise, Michael has served a wide range of companies and law firms on matters pertaining to fraud and oversight in the construction industry.  As a Certified Public Accountant with a focus on real estate, he has published and presented on numerous topics impacting the real estate industry, including tenant representation, lease consulting, valuations, portfolio and asset management, marketing, legal, accounting, and taxation issues.

For nearly 20 years, he has assisted dozens of Fortune 500 and other companies in achieving over $500 million in occupancy cost reductions.          

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
CoreNet Global
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Real Estate Investment and Finance, New York University
B.B.A., Accounting, Hofstra University