Michele Vives

Douglas Wilson Companies

Contact Details

Douglas Wilson Companies
1620 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Years of Experience

6 - 10

Professional Bio

In her role as President, Ms. Vives provides operational leadership, receivership matter support, asset management, real estate development and advisory services for Douglas Wilson Companies and its clients. Ms. Vives’ clients look to her for confidential, strategic counsel and the advancement and preservation of complex, high value projects. Ms. Vives has been directly involved in various real estate projects and receivership matters with a combined value of over $1 billion. She is known for her ability to identify short- and long-term project issues early in the process, provide strategic oversight and facilitate problem resolution. Her command of budgets, timelines, and stakeholder relationships extends across all market segments.

Company Description

Founded in 1989, DWC was created to provide a wide range of receivership, real estate development, advisory, problem resolution and court-appointed fiduciary services. Our robust record of success comes from our diverse national client base, which includes: family offices, financial institutions, special servicers, law firms, investors, state and federal courts and various property owners. Our highly experienced team of real estate, project management and financial service professionals provide our clients with a level of specialized services found nowhere else.

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver


Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Receiver

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • California Central

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $25 Million +

Federal Equity Receivership Cases on which I have Worked

  • SEC vs Zachary Jorwitz and 1inMM Capital LLC, Docket #2:21-cv-02927-CAS-GJS

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Other

Industry Specialties

  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate
  • Securities

Types of Services or Products Your Company Provides

  • Consultant: Management
  • Other
  • Property Management
  • Real Estate

Professional Certifications

  • Not applicable

Other Professional Associations

  • Downtown San Diego Partnership (DSDP) - Board of Directors and Executive Committee Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI) – Member, San Diego Policy Forum (SPF) Member, Circulate SD - Committee Member, Lambda Alpha International San Diego Chapter Past-President


B.S. in Accounting, University of Phoenix, B.S in Industrial Psychology, Illinois State University

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