Michael Taylor is the Director of Property and Construction Management for The Ratkovich Company and is the Senior Property Manager for The Bloc.
Michael joined The Ratkovich Company in June 2006 as Senior Property Manager responsible for The Alhambra, the companyâ€™s 45 acre, 1 million square foot urban community in the City of Alhambra after having spent nine years with DreamWorks Animation. While there, Michael oversaw all aspects of the day-to-day operations at the 45 acre site, including assembling and managing a team of dedicated professionals. At DreamWorks, he was part of the team responsible for the initial construction and move-in of the 14-acre DreamWorks Animation main office campus in 1997 where he oversaw the operations and development of the campus. Prior to joining the team at DreamWorks, Michael spent 16 years in various capacities with the Studio Operations group of Walt Disney Pictures.
Michael has also served as an elected board member for the Hughes-Elizabeth Lakes Union School District, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Glendale Transportation Management Association. In addition, he is a member of the International Facility Managers Association (IFMA) and a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
Favorite TRC Project: The Bloc. Michael loves the challenge of running a project of its incredible diversity of uses, buildings and infrastructure; and he loves having the opportunity to leave something better than it was every day.
Favorite City: Michaelâ€™s favorite cities in the world are ones that have spectacular golf courses which hold a place in the history of the game.
Favorite Cause: Michael is dedicated to improving the educational opportunities for children.