Michael Peck is the National Director of Real Estate for Harbor Freight Tools, a national retailer of deeply discounted tools and tool accessories. Mr. Peck has led the growth efforts of Harbor Freight in multiple capacities starting as Director of Real Estate, transitioning to Senior and National director over his 7+ years with the company. In his various roles at Harbor Freight, Mr. Peck has overseen 700+ store openings throughout the entire new store pipeline process, with responsibilities including market planning, site selection, Letter of Intent and Lease negotiation, as well as supervision through the construction and opening phases.
Mr. Peck has over 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate field starting his career with a publically traded national retailer of fine home décor and furnishings. He has been personally responsible for hundreds of store openings throughout the United States working various territories and leading multiple high-power teams including brokers, deal makers and attorneys to execute the high volume corporate growth plans of the companies he has worked for. Mr. Peck is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a recipient of the Chain Store Age “10 under 40” in retail real estate award. He is based in Dallas Texas and lives with his wife Pam and 2 dogs Norman and Stanley.