Mike Liebman

Mike Liebman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Water Resources, Inc


Day 1

14:00 – 15:30, The Big Squeeze


Mr. Liebman is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Water Resources, Inc., a water resource management company that owns and operates regulated water, wastewater, and recycled water utilities primarily in metro-Phoenix, Arizona. Global Water is publicly traded on the Nasdaq (GWRS) and the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Liebman has responsibility for the overall performance of the company as well as direct oversight of the finance and accounting functions of the company.

Mr. Liebman joined Global Water in 2013 and brings over 20 years of finance and management experience. While at Global Water Mr. Liebman has successfully delivered a US Listing on the NASDAQ, four equity capital raises (~$52 million), and refinanced several debt obligations on more favorable terms, including a $115M note and a $22M loan. Additionally, Mr. Liebman has negotiated the terms of a $15 million line of credit (which is currently unused). Mr. Liebman has helped lead the successful acquisition of eleven different utilities since going public in 2016. Mr. Liebman will continue to lead the company’s efforts to pursue accretive acquisitions and strategic opportunities, while maintaining a healthy and growing balance sheet.

Prior to joining Global Water, Mr. Liebman was a Senior Director at Alvarez and Marsal, a predominant turnaround and restructuring firm in the United States. While at Alvarez and Marsal, Mr. Liebman provided strategic planning and interim management services to companies across various industries, including homebuilding, retail, rental/leasing, and manufacturing. Mr. Liebman’s clients included Amerco (parent company of U-Haul), William Lyon Homes, J.F. Shea Company, Woodside Homes, Movie Gallery (parent Company of Hollywood Video), and Talbots. During this time, he successfully negotiated the restructuring of over $3 billion in capital and raised $750 million of new capital for clients.

Mr. Liebman is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)