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Michael J. Bellisario Senior Research Analyst

Michael Bellisario is Baird’s Senior Research Analyst covering Real Estate - Hotel REITs & Consumer/Retail – Global Hotel Brands.  Prior to joining Baird in 2010, he was a research analyst at Crist / Kolder Associates, LLC and a trading assistant at SKTY Trading, LLC.  In the 2019 StarMine Analyst Awards by Refinitiv, Michael was recognized as the No. 2 earnings estimator in Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). He received a BS in Finance with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Managerial and Organizational Behavior from the University of Chicago.