Washington DC

Mike Burns

Senior Vice President


Mike is focused on creating and implementing real estate strategies as a trusted advisor to space users in a wide range of industries. 


Washington DC
1800 M Street
Suite 300N
Washington, DC 20036



Mike attained an MBA from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Business Management and Leadership from Webster University, a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and is a Columbia University trained Executive Coach.
Mike joined Corporate America after serving 13 years in the U.S. Army, initially as a helicopter pilot and civil-military advisor with the 101st Airborne Division in support of operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq and eventually concluded his military career as the Head of Diversity Recruitment and Enrollment for the United States Military Academy at West Point. He subsequently served as the Chief Diversity Officer, as well as the Global Head of the Customer Experience business of Conduent, a $5B technology-focused services business. In the Customer Experience role, Mike managed a P&L with revenues of almost $1B, generated by his organization’s 25,000 employees across the globe. 
Before Conduent, Mike led the global diversity function for the Wall Street business of Citigroup. Mike also served as the COO Medical Information Records LLC, named the 2014 Dell-Intel healthcare start-up company of the year. Most recently, Mike co-founded The Burns Brothers Inc., a mission-driven marketing, communications, and diversity agency focused on delivering solutions at the intersection of research, integrated marketing, diversity and inclusion, and culture.
U.S. Army Veteran, 101st Airborne Division