became licensed to operate as a licensed real estate broker shortly
after closing nearly $20 million in real estate transactions during
one of the most depressed economic time periods in history.
During the course of Michael’s
career, he’s participated in closing extremely complex commercial
business transactions and sold some of the most expensive residential
properties in Upstate New York. His diverse areas of expertise include
representing foreign and domestic clients in acquisition of U.S.
real estate assets and providing clientele a complete package of
luxury estate disposition services to dispose of their real estate
and fine art assets.
Michael has represented
clients in many diverse industries and professions owning various
types of lifestyle-focused and exotic real estate including: private
islands, historic castles, wine country vineyards, earth-sheltered
and underground homes, equestrian facilities, dairy farms, private
lakes and timberland assets, marina and yacht businesses, and residences
in golf, ski, and lakefront communities. In addition, he’s
represented residential development projects for builders and worked
as a commercial site locator for investors desiring retail and destination
hotel and resort development.
Since the start of his
career, he has closed hundreds of real estate transactions and become
an expert negotiator; he knows exactly how to manage transaction
risk for his clients to assure a successful closing. Michael’s
proven track record and ability to succeed in any market condition
has led him to specialize in representing unique, rare and one-of-a-kind
properties throughout Upstate New York.