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Mike Joyce

Mike Joyce

Chief Operating Officer
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Mike Joyce serves as Chief Operating Officer of Live Oak where he is responsible for leading the operational aspects of the company. Mike joined Live Oak as the director of retail leasing in April 2013.

Mike was Principal and Director of Operations with AIM Real Estate Group from January 2012 until joining Live Oak as Director of Retail Leasing in April 2013. Prior to joining AIM, Mike was with Harrison Pearson Associates from June 2002, leaving as Director of Operations in December of 2011.

Since beginning his real estate career in 2002, Mike has negotiated the purchase/sale and/or lease of 90+ bars, restaurants, and nightlife locations in Austin including Uchiko, Rain on 4th, and The Library. Mike represents numerous local tenants including Skandinavia Contemporary Interiors, Tiff's Treats, The Park, Firehouse Animal Health Centers and Intergalactic Restaurant Group (Galaxy Cafe and Top Notch Hamburgers). Mike was also instrumental in the acquisition, redevelopment, tenanting, and/or disposition of ten properties in Austin's urban core for Central Austin Management Group and its affiliates from 2004 through present.


Mike's Austin entrepreneurial real estate career includes:


Acquisition/redevelopment partner

Lala's Little Nugget - September 2015/Present

Mean Eyed Cat - December 2013/Present

Star Bar - July 2009/Present

Mud Puppies - September 2004/Present

Lavaca Street Bar - August 2001/October 2020

Dive Bar - September 2020/Present


Development Partner

Lavaca South Lamar - November 2016/Present

Lavaca Rock Rose - February 2016/Present

The Wheel - January 2015/Present

Gibson Bar - August 2009/Present

Stagger Lee - March 2018/Present

Dumont's Down Low - March 2019/Present


Operating Partner

South Austin Short Stops - October 1996/December 2000



Member - Real Estate Council of Austin

Member - Board of Directors, Tiffs Treats Holdings

Member/Treasurer - Cambridge Tower - COA

Veteran of The United States Army, 1984-1988



Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 1988-1992