Michael McGrail

Chief Operating Officer,
Tiger Capital Group

Michael McGrail oversees the appraisal and disposition practices of Tiger’s retail, wholesale, and commercial/industrial divisions. Additionally, he facilitates the company’s growth strategies, market positioning and complex transactions.

Over the course of his 23 year career, he has directly managed the analysis, bidding process and operations of many of America’s largest asset disposition projects while, in the process, enhancing returns for trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, debtors and other interested parties.

Pursuant to retail operations, he has directed the opportunistic purchase of over $3 billion of inventory from third party sources to further enhance creditor returns.

McGrail began as a Financial Analyst at one of Tiger’s competitors before taking the role of Financial Manager of Global Markets at Thompson Reuters. He joined Tiger 16 years ago as Vice President of Finance and was named a Managing Director in 2005 before becoming the Chief Operating Officer.

He holds a BS in Business Administration and Management from Northeastern University and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and American Bankruptcy Institute.


Past Clients/Projects:

  • BonTon
  • Toys R Us
  • Gander Mountain
  • Gordmans
  • HHGreg
  • Payless Shoe Source
  • MC Sports
  • Sports Authority
  • Sears, Roebuck and Company
  • Kmart Corporation
  • Radio Shack
  • Borders Books
  • Circuit City
  • Loehmann’s
  • Gottschalks
  • Mervyn’s
  • Fortunoff

Recent Feature Articles/White Papers:

Out of Fashion: The Trouble with Tweens and Teens

Seeking Redemption: How Gift Cards Benefit Creditors in a GOB

Game Over?: Downloading Poses Threat to Video Game Stores and Related Collateral

After the Meltdown: Appraisals vs. Liquidation Values Have Largely Held Since 2008