Our Team

Gresham’s team of over 60 executives benefits from our many years of collective commercial experience.


Michael Burley
Joint Managing Director, Sydney


Mike joined Gresham in 2004 as Joint Managing Director of Gresham Property.

Mike is responsible for the groups management of funds raised from institutional investors. GPFM is a specialist fund manager focused on value added management of institutional capital invested in property assets.  Since 2002, GPFM has managed four property mezzanine debt funds and the current GPF5 fund.

Mike has a breadth of financing experience across property, project, infrastructure and structured finance, and has worked on 'all sides of the table' - at different times procuring, structuring, arranging and providing funding. He has developed and placed new securitisation products, raised capital for new funds and advised on the design and implementation of off balance sheet structures for listed companies.

Previously Mike was Director, Structured & Property Finance at BankWest – this group carried a loan book of over $3.5b of committed facilities in the real estate, private equity and infrastructure sectors. Before that he had roles as Principal responsible for Real Estate Capital Markets within Ernst & Young’s Estate & Hospitality Services Group - advising clients on capital raisings and funding structures and as Chief Executive of Lend Lease Project Finance – with a wide spectrum of responsibilities including development of off balance sheet funding structures for Lend Lease and its development partners.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.

Tel: +61 2 9221 5133

Level 17, 167 Macquarie Street Sydney NSW 2000


Corporate Advisory

Australia’s leading independent M&A and corporate advisory business.

Funds Management

Manager of specialist funds via debt, mezzanine and preferred equity investment and as agent for our international affiliate partners.


Providing a full suite of advisory, financing and structuring solutions to the property and development industry.

Capital Solutions

Gresham offers a range of independent debt solutions including debt advisory, financial restructuring and structured capital.


Are you looking for a challenge?

Gresham is always looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates who have the drive to solve problems and achieve results on behalf of our clients.