Michael believes in real estate as one of life's most important assets. His goal is to help clients find the home of their dreams while building a successful financial future for themselves and their families. Having worked in various demanding industries prior to real estate, from investment banking and private equity to luxury retail and consumer products, Michael developed an unparalleled skill set that allows him to negotiate effectively, discover hidden gems, and maximize returns for owners. His knowledge of everything from neighborhood specifics to broader trends makes him the go-to resource for clients seeking to learn the ins and outs of the NY real estate market.
Born in Hong Kong, Michael has lived in New York City since he was three years old. He currently resides in Midtown West and is well versed in all aspects of New York City. He frequently travels back to Asia and is fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese. Having a deep knowledge of the New York real estate market and intimate knowledge of the nuances of Chinese culture, he helps many foreign buyers invest in NY.
Michael graduated from Columbia University with honors majoring in Economics, and graduated from the Bronx High School of Science. He served on the board of Columbia University's Young Alumni Association for three years and has also been involved in fundraising efforts and interviewing prospective students for Columbia. For fun, he enjoys practicing yoga, cooking Chinese, Indian, and Italian cuisines, traveling to foreign destinations (over 40 and counting), keeping up to date with the latest investing and real estate journals, and playing in the Gotham Volleyball League.