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Michael Imber

Managing Director

Michael is a managing director based in New York and focuses on the government and municipal sectors where he specializes in fiscal sustainability for cities, counties, and other government units.

Client solutions are always our top priority. We dare to innovate approaches that fit the client's needs and drive success.
Loves to cook. Playwright. Sky dived once.


Michael Imber has more than 25 years of experience counseling clients on bankruptcies, workouts, and municipal consulting assignments. He has extensive municipal Chapter 9 bankruptcy experience and represented major unsecured creditors in the City of Detroit bankruptcy. In addition, Michael generated 100% recoveries for the largest unsecured creditor claimants in the Jefferson County and the Mammoth Lakes Chapter 9 cases.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Finance, University of Illinois
  • Master of Business Administration, Columbia Business School
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor

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