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About Michael Saei

A longtime petroleum industry professional, Michael Saei holds a bachelor of arts in civil engineering from Baylor University. Over the course of his career, he has worked for a number of large petroleum sales organizations, including Tower Energy Group, the largest independent gasoline marketer in the United States west of the Rocky Mountains. Michael Saei’s professional performance has earned him multiple distinctions and honors, among them a sales award from Shell Oil and a lifetime appointment to the Special Business Study Foundation.

Michael Saei has served as president of First Financial Capital since founding the company more than a decade ago. From its headquarters in Los Angeles, First Financial purchases multiple-unit gas and service station portfolios from large petroleum conglomerates such as ConocoPhillips. To date, Mr. Saei and the rest of the First Financial team have purchased more than 1,000 stations and sold them to various management companies and individual dealers.

Work experience

Jan 2004Present


First Financial Capital
Jan 1986Jan 1996

Managing Partner

Enterprise Financial Group



Baylor University