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michael mcgillick

Michael W. McGillick

Chief Executive Officer & Partner

Mike has been an integral part of the Essex team since 2002. Mike’s background is in construction and development. With over 36 years in the construction industry, Mike has experience with every facet of the process including financial management, contract negotiation, estimating, scheduling, and project management. He has worked on projects of all sizes and complexities for large contractors throughout the Southwest, Rocky Mountains and Midwest.

Mike has overseen the building of numerous healthcare, senior living, multi-family residential, and commercial properties. As a developer, Mike has worked with investors, financers, architects, engineers and city administrators, leading the way for Essex to firmly establish themselves as a leader in the ever-changing senior living market.

Mike became president of Essex in 2017, and he now oversees all aspects of the company as CEO. Mike has been married for 33 years and has four grown daughters.