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With his unique background, there are few brokers in Manhattan who can match the depth and breadth of Michael's knowledge and understanding of the New York City marketplace ensuring that his clients receive the results they deserve. After his first year in the real estate business, Michael became of member of Corcoran's prestigious "Multi-Million Dollar Club," an honor reserved exclusively for the company's top producers. Michael also brings years of experience as a tax and real estate attorney to provide dedicated and insightful service, having successfully represented over 600 buyers and sellers of luxury properties in New York. Additionally, Michael has personally bought, renovated, and sold many of his own residential properties in Manhattan over the last fifteen years. His experience includes guiding clients through the entire process of buying and selling real estate including the negotiation, offer and acceptance, financing, and board approval processes.
A native of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Michael earned a BA degree in Journalism from Marquette University, a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Detroit, and an LLM (Masters Degree) in Taxation Law from New York University School of Law. As a practicing attorney, he worked for various large law firms, several of the world's largest public accounting firms and in the Tax General Counsel's office at Merrill Lynch before launching his own law practice in 1999 representing high net worth and ultra high net worth clients in tax and real estate matters.
He enjoys advising buyers and sellers on their options in the ever-changing NYC real estate marketplace, and guiding them in the best direction to most profitably fulfill their unique goals. Currently residing in Pre War Coop on the Upper West Side, Michael has lived most of his 17 years in New York in the downtown area. Outside of work, he is involved in various charitable organizations and alumni associations including Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA), NYU and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
- 7 Years in Real Estate
- 14 Years in Law
- 2011 Multi-Million Dollar Club
- 2010 Multi-Million Dollar Club
- 2009 Multi-Million Dollar Club
- 2011 NRT Top 1,000 Sales Associates Nationwide
- Corcoran Advisory Council