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Michael Schneider

Managing Director Seattle, WA

Never think that success is down to your own performance alone. If you start listening only to yourself you take the first step back towards the bottom. The flowers of victory belong in many vases.
Michael Schumacher, Formula 1 Champion

Michael joined Freestone in 2014. Michael focuses on investment research and co-leads the due diligence process across the alternative investment platform covering private fund managers, real estate and private equity operators, independent sponsors and directly placed investments.  Prior to joining Freestone, for over a decade, he served as a Director for Coast Asset Management’s multi-manager vehicles. Prior to joining Coast Asset, Michael was an equity options market maker on the Pacific Exchange in San Francisco. Mr. Schneider is a Certified Public Accountant and started his career with Ernst & Young in Chicago in the real estate group.


Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University.

Outside Freestone

Michael enjoys watching football and motorsports (Formula 1 and NASCAR). On occasion, you'll find him driving on race tracks. He particularly loves spending time with his wife and two daughters.


701 Fifth Avenue, 74th Floor
Seattle, Washington 98104

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