Michael Hetchkop

Principal, Lease Forensics & Enforcement – Cresa

Ph: (301) 841-6532


Education & Experience

Mike pioneered the analytical method known as the Operating Expense Passthrough Review in the Washington, DC area. Since joining Cresa, his team has saved over $30 million for Cresa clients. He has also qualified as an expert witness in cases involving passthrough expenses. He has over 30 years of experience as a financial advisor and was previously an accountant at an area landlord developer where the experience gave him the knowledge to uncover mistakes and errors in billings to occupiers.


Michael has lectured at many local and national conferences including the Greater Washington Society of CPAs, the Finance and Accounting Roundtable, Top 20 Accounting firms, and NAIOP. Michael is also an adjunct faculty professor of the Masters of Real Estate program at Georgetown University.


Mike received an M.B.A. Finance, New York University, and a B.A. Accounting, The State University of New York at Albany (SUNY).