Michael Keefe is Chairman of Hilco Merchant Resources and serves as an Observer to the Hilco Global Board of Directors. He joined Hilco Global as CEO of Hilco Merchant Resources in 2000. With him he brought a wealth of knowledge, experience and ethics regarding retail inventory disposition, thereby transforming Hilco Merchant Resources from a start-up enterprise to one of the world’s largest and most active providers of monetization solutions today. In 2018, he was named Chairman of Hilco Merchant Resources and works closely with the retail group management team.
Previously, Michael was a senior executive with Gordon Brothers Group. Over the years, he and his team have managed thousands of store and distribution center closings, and store merchandising transformations. Notable clients include: Montgomery Ward, Sears, Walgreens, Radio Shack, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Borders Book Stores, Disney, Albertson’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Canada’s Hudson’s Bay Company.
Having spent his entire career in the asset disposition industry, Michael has been instrumental in developing, perfecting and executing many of today’s most innovative asset disposition best practices and tools. This has made him a sought after thought leader on retail liquidations resulting in numerous speaking engagements with retailing association audiences. He has also authored numerous articles on the liquidation process and given interviews with the press.
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.
Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaB.A. - Economics
Responsible for transforming Hilco Merchant Resources form a start-up enterprise to one of the world's largest and most active providers of monetization solutions today