As the Founder and Chairman, Mitchell Morgan is responsible for overseeing all business at Morgan Properties, which he founded in 1985. Under his leadership, Morgan Properties has grown to the 25th largest apartment owner in the country.
Prior to starting Morgan Properties, Mitchell worked for Construction Consultants, a company that built and managed apartment companies. Before that, he spent several years at a public accounting firm in the accounting and tax departments.
Mitchell earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Temple University in 1976 and a law degree from Temple Law in 1980. He is now an active trustee at Temple University where Morgan Hall was named in his honor. In addition, Mitchell serves on the following boards: Golden Slipper, Federation Housing, and the National Museum of American Jewish History. He is also a research sponsor at the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School. In the past, Mitchell served as president of the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia.
In his spare time, Mitchell enjoys playing golf, spending time with his family, and engaging in politics. He is involved in many philanthropic endeavors through the Mitchell & Hilarie Morgan Family Foundation, which he and his wife created. Organizations who benefit include: the National Museum of American Jewish History, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Jewish Family Services, Temple University, The Barnes Foundation, Columbia University, The Philadelphia Orchestra, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.