Michael Kane is a Managing Director and founder (1997) of Caltius Mezzanine, based in Los Angeles. Previously, Michael was a Managing Director of Richard C. Blum and Associates, responsible for managing Building and Construction Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity fund focused on the building and construction industries. Prior to this, he spent seven years with the Industrial Finance Division of General Electric Capital Corporation, focused on making loans to companies in various sectors. Michael began his career with Metropolitan Life Insurance in the private placements group. He received his BA (Economics), MBA and Masters in Accounting all from Rice University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.