Michael Morris is executive vice president of real estate for Zions Bank and managing director of real estate capital markets for Zions Bancorporation. Morris is responsible for managing Zions Bank overall real estate finance platform. He currently chairs the Real Estate Senior Loan Committee and is also on the board of Zions Direct, the broker dealer arm of the Bank. Prior to joining Zions Bancorporation, he was with JP Morgan Real Estate, Banc One Corporation, and First Interstate Bank of California in Los Angeles. Morris received a bachelors degree from the University of Utah and attended Pepperdine University in the Grazadio School of Business and Management. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA), is a director of the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah, is a board member of the University of Utah Ivory Boyer Real Estate Center, and was the founding Treasurer of The Utah Sports Commission. Professional affiliations include NAREIT, NAIOP and the Fisher Center for Real Estate, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley.
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