Michael Berke is the Founder of Tempo Capital Group, a Chicago based real estate financing firm specializing in the homebuilding industry. Michael provides builders & residential land developers reliable and timely capital for their projects nationally. He’s an advocate for his builder/developer clients, negotiating and delivering the best overall financing package available on the market. Tempo Capital provides debt, equity and land bank funding through a deep network of private capital groups, debt funds, banks,equity funds, family offices and other private investment sources. His goal is to bring certainty to the financing process so builders can focus on building and growing their business. Prior to Tempo, Michael was a builder & developer for 18 years, developing subdivisions and projects in the Chicago area. He also was the CFO of a regional homebuilding company, and began his career as an analyst for one of Chicago’s largest banking groups.