Mike Bendix is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of DFPG Investments LLC. (DFPG). In addition, Mr. Bendix is the current chair of DFPG’s Real Estate Investment Committee.
Mr. Bendix is the 2016 President of the Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (ADISA), formerly known as REISA, which is a national trade association with over 20,000 members who offer and manage alternative investments. He also currently serves on ADISA’s Executive Committee. Prior to this, Mr. Bendix was the Chairman of its Due Diligence Forum, and Co-Founder of ADISA’s Broker-Dealer Advisory Council. He also served on the Membership, Education, and Legislative & Regulatory Committees.
In 2014, Mr. Bendix was awarded A Champion of Excellence (ACE) award, which recognizes ADISA members who have reached the pinnacle of their career through their accomplishments in their professional life, the community, and the advancement of the industry. Mr. Bendix is often asked to speak and present to real estate and securities professionals and their clients. He is an accredited California Department of Real Estate continuing education instructor, teaching on the topics of Tenant in Common Real Estate Investments (TICs), Delaware Statutory Trusts, and IRS Section 1031.
In 2009, Mr. Bendix founded Bridge Equities, Inc., which is based in Encinitas, California. Bridge Equities is a branch office of DFPG that specializes in securitized DST 1031 exchange and other securitized real estate investment offerings.
Mr. Bendix received a BS in Information and Computer Science from the University of California at Irvine. Mr. Bendix is also a licensed real estate broker in California and Utah.