Michael Schneider

Managing Director | Head of Diligence | Seattle, WA

701 5th Avenue, Floor 74, Seattle, WA 98104








Michael joined Freestone in 2014. Michael focuses on investment research and leads the due diligence process across the traditional and alternative investment platform covering public and 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.


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.