A lifelong New Yorker, with an eye and skill for recognizing great properties, Michael made a jump into real estate after having facilitated two sizable deals in the downtown loft market. He previously had worked generating media ideas and copy for the Ralph Lauren Corporation, Shahid and Co, and Calvin Klein amongst other established fashion companies. He has been profiled in Vanity Fair as a passionate artist and writer whose films have debuted at Tribeca Film Festival and on United Airlines International flights. He has written essays, film scripts, short stories and has published both poetry and photography books.
Michael also possesses a deep knowledge of contemporary art. He has advised serious collectors and facilitated deals in the contemporary art world of New York, selling works by notable artists such as Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Ross Bleckner and James Rosenquist. His natural passion for the authentically conceived and beautifully made along with his insistence on sharp attention to detail has further enabled him to communicate the best of what a field is offering. He has a precise intuition for his client's needs through the art of listening and observing, before devising an exact course of action.
Michael is unrelentingly goal driven and takes great pleasure in satisfying his client's needs. His personal interests and hobbies include, contemporary art, historical furniture design, American modernism, architecture, literature, skiing, hiking, swimming, biking and cooking. He places a high value on precise and prompt communication, both written and verbal. It is with these skills he aims to most affectively assist his clients with pleasure.