Michael M. Nielsen

Government Fixed Asset Services, Inc.

Mike Nielsen is Director, Government Fixed Asset Services, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.  He has served state and local governments for over 30 years.

His areas of activity currently include capital asset policy and procedure reviews, capital asset implementation assistance, and the annual updating of capital asset information for financial reporting purposes.

Mike is a past advisor to the GFOA Standing Committee on Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting and worked on numerous Recommended Practices related to capital assets.  He serves as an Instructor for the GFOA and has conducted the Capital Asset Accounting Seminar for over 25 years.

He served the on the following Task Forces:

  • GASB Statement No. 42 – Asset Impairment
  • GASB Statement No. 51 – Intangible Assets

Mike received a BA degree from DePaul University of Chicago and an advanced degree from Loyola University of Chicago.