Mike Smith, President of Kane Realty Corporation, provides the primary leadership oversight of development, leasing, management, and financing for the company.
Mike received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Mike is a Trustee on the Board at St. David’s School and Wake Forest University. He is the current Chairman of Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (GRCVB). He also serves on the boards for the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Midtown Raleigh Alliance, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, John W. Pope Foundation, and the Center for Christian Study (Charlottesville, VA).
Prior leadership roles include serving on the NCDOT Board of Transportation, the Executive Committee of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Wake County Economic Development Department Board, Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) Board of Trustees, and YPO Southern 7 Chapter Chair.
Mike is a recipient of the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor given for exemplary service to the state of North Carolina. He was awarded the Midtown Hero Award by the Midtown Raleigh Alliance in 2016, named by the Triangle Business Journal as “50 to Watch in Business” in 2013 and one of the Triangle Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” in 2004.
Prior to joining Kane Realty in 2001, Mike was Managing Director at PNC Capital Markets and Vice President at Bank of America Securities’ Capital Markets Group.