Michael Graves

Michael Graves

Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

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Former Victoria’s Secret CEO Lists New York City Penthouse for $18.5 Million - The Wall Street Journal

Carmelo Anthony Looks to Score $12.85 Million New York Condo - The Wall Street Journal

What's currently negotiable when buying an apartment in NYC? - Brick Underground

New York Condo Lists $11.95 Million - The Wall Street Journal (Print)

New York Life Insurance president’s condo in One Madison hits the market - The Real Deal

New York Life Insurance President Lists His Manhattan Condo $11.95 Million - The Wall Street Journal

New York Life Insurance President Lists His Manhattan Condo $11.95 Million - Mansion Global

How are Billionaires’ Row developers coping with the submarket’s condo inventory? - The Real Deal

A Decade On, the Fate of Madoff's Mansions - MSN Money

Residential market report - The Real Deal

Inventory overload - The Real Deal

Rich Baby Boomers Are Living Out Of Their Bedrooms - Financial Advisor

Rich Baby Boomers Don’t Want to Have to Leave Their Master Bedrooms - MSN News

Rich Baby Boomers Don’t Want to Have to Leave Their Master Bedrooms - Bloomberg Quint

Rich Baby Boomers Don’t Want to Have to Leave Their Master Bedrooms - Francais Express

Rich Baby Boomers Don’t Want to Have to Leave Their Master Bedrooms - Bloomberg

The L train shutdown is a year away—what effect will it have on prices? - Curbed New York

Keeping up appearances: Co-op boards are using this trick to beef up comps - The Real Deal

Leaving so soon? Resales abound at 432 Park - The Real Deal "

New development agents get stretched thin - The Real Deal

Breaking up is hard to do: and Tessler split at 172 Madison - The Real Deal

Park Avenue South: The Other Park Avenue Comes Into Its Own - The New York Times

Former Cabrini hospital enjoying second life as luxury condo - Real Estate Weekly

The Central Park Tower challenge: Can Extell sell 20 condos at over $60M a pop? - The Real Deal

Diddy’s broker gives the lowdown on selling his "bachelor pad," Demi Moore finally unloads her San Remo penthouse, and more… - The Real Deal

Most Popular Condo/Co-op Buildings & Apartments in Central Park West Right Now - City Realty

Two-story Miami Beach penthouse with massive rooftop terrace for $5M - Curbed Miami

In a Tight Spot: Parking Can Add a Six-Figure Premium to an Apartment Sale - Observer

Luxury Listing: Classic Brick Townhouse in West Village - Inman News

Gorgeous West Village 'timepiece seeks $7.15M after mod update - Curbed NY

Buy It With Cash, Mortgage It Later - The New York Times

Getting high on your own supply - The Real Deal

Luxury pads now sitting on the market for an average of 9 months - The Real Deal

Luxury rental throwdown - The Real Deal

Great Expectations: What Happens When a Seller's Ego Thwarts a Sale - Observer

This Family-Friendly Manhattan Apartment Is Ideal for Entertaining - Mansion Global

The Price Is Right - Observer

Ain't Too Proud to Beg: What Agents Will Do For a Listing - Observer

Can the Zeckendorfs break the mold again? - The Real Deal

For $16.25M, a Huge Gramercy Pad Complete With Park Key - Curbed

Half a Townhouse on Gramercy Park - The New York Times

Unmasking Manhattan’s hidden buyers - The Real Deal

Short-Term Second Homes - New York Observer

Done Deals: Standing Out In the Crowd - Brokers Weekly

Prices Drop for Luxury New York Real Estate - The New York Times

Millionaire, show thyself: What does the Treasury’s move mean for NYC real estate? - The Real Deal

The Cellphone Imperative: If I Can’t Text, I’m Moving - The New York Times

An Disguised as a Dinner Party - The New York Times

Best Places to live in NY - Daily News

HIGH-END PADS IN LOW PLACES: Manhattan developers are building ultra-pricey condos wealthy jet set in less than luxe corners of the city - Daily News

Manhattan’s top agents benefit from fame, rising prices and personal branding - The Real Deal

Inside walker tower's lavish $60 million trio apartments - Scoopnest.com

At 's Walker Tower, Three Apartments Listed Together $60 Million - Forbes Life

Three Units in Manhattan’s Walker Tower List for a Combined $60 Million - The Wall Street Journal

Deluxe Combos - New York Observer

WILD FOR WALKER: New Yorkers begin collecting apartments in buildings by rediscovered 20th Century architect Ralph Walker - Daily News

Real Estate’s Rising Stars - The Real Deal

SoHo’s ‘Ghost’ selling $10.5M - New York Post

Here are the pads Darrelle Revis should buy with his millions - New York Post

The Lobby as Lure - The New York Times

Restoring Historic Lobbies in Luxury Buildings - The New York Times

Hell’s Kitchen Adds a Dash of Luxury to the Mix - Wall Street Journal

PIECE BY PIECE: The world's wealthiest individuals are cobbling together their dream Manhattan compounds - Daily News

$17 Million Home in Art Deco Chelsea Tower - The New York Times

America’s year in giant homes: The 22 most expensive houses sold in the U.S. in 2014 - National Post

The Co-op Comeback: The Biggest Real Estate Deals of 2014 - The New York Times

The Times Struggles to Describe a Seemingly Endless Stream of One57 Sales - New York Observer

LivinginNY: Manhattan -New Downtown - Sinovision TV Station New York

On the Market in - The New York Times

Cheapest, steepest listings to hit Manhattan this week - The Real Deal

OF THE DAY: 's Walker Tower Combo Apartment Hits The Market $44.5 Million - Business Insider

Developer lists two Walker Tower pads as one - The Real Deal

Ginormous Walker Tower Combo Apartment To Seek $44.5M - Curbed

Walker Tower Apartments Seek a Combined $44.5 Million - Wall Street Journal

Big Ticket- A Cornucopia of Views - The New York Times

Citibabes’ Tracey Frost and hubby selling TriBeCa penthouse - New York Post

Will Zeckendorfs get a record $130M 520 Park penthouse? - The Real Deal

Top Residential Agents of the Week - The Real Deal

NYC's 10 best nabes for young families (including 5 you may not have considered) - Brick Underground

Top Residential Agents of the Week - The Real Deal

Hell’s Kitchen continues to sizzle - New York Post

BIKINI VIEWS: This $1.75M bachelor pad will up your chances with the ladies - Daily News

Buildings With a Past - The New York Times

NYC’s 2014 Top Agents Ranking - The Real Deal

Buyer Double Their Bets at Pair of Art Deco Bldgs - Crain’s New York

With Hudson Yards Construction in Full Swing is Hell's Kitchen an Even Better Buy Now? - Brick Underground

Stella Performance - Brokers Weekly

Stella Tower in Hell’s Kitchen more than 60 percent sold - BuzzBuzzHome

Stella Tower 60 percent sold one month since launch - The Real Deal

Anticipated Walker Tower Sister's First Pads Officially for Sale - Curbed

Stella Tower Comes to Market; This Time It’s Official - New York Observer

Mid-sized firms see shake up - The Real Deal

Ex-Bernie Madoff pad slices ask, switches brokers - The Real Deal

Ex-Bernie Madoff Penthouse Gets Pricechop, Broker Switch - Curbed

9 NYC nabes where you can still get a bargain - Brick Underground

Swanky self-storage biz aims to cater to billionaire’s row - The Real Deal

Broker vs. broker: How low can you go on commissions? - The Real Deal

Comps Get Complicated - The Real Deal

in New York: Brokers describe the oddest apartments they've seen - Brick Underground

Elliman goes on post-Lenz hiring spree - The Real Deal

CORE star Michael Graves jumps to Elliman - The Real Deal

DONE DEALS: Privacy over perks - Real Estate Weekly

DONE DEALS: Privacy over perks - Real Estate Weekly

$8.3M per bedroom? Trump Park Avenue combination seeks $25M - The Real Deal

of the Day: Space Kids and Adults - The Wall Street Journal

Done Deals - Brokers Weekly

Selling New York Recap: Until we have a deal, we have nothing - Examiner.com

Just Sold! - New York Post

of the Week - New York Post

"Stale" New York homes are back in play, amid inventory shortage - The Real Deal

Top residential agents of the week - The Real Deal

New Jersey Home's Swimming Pool Is in the Living Room ( of the Day) - AOL.com Real Estate

Billionaire discounts $21.5M Fifth Avenue spread - The Real Deal

Former NAACP head lists Tribeca apartment - The Real Deal

Makeover Time for Rentals of a Certain Age - The Wall Street Journal

Broker’s double duty - Real Estate Weekly

Top residential agents of the week - The Real Deal

Buyer Delivers Karma - The Wall Street Journal

Realty Check - Brokers Weekly

Just Sold: 99 John Street - New York Post

Wanted: Buyers Who Are a Lot Like the Sellers - The New York Times

Elliman Recruiting up to 75 Agents for new rentals- office - The Real Deal

Education

​New York University
Masters Degree
Composition & Theory and Scoring Film
About Michael

Michael has been a consistent and respected top producing luxury broker for more than a decade. He is known for his unwavering commitment to the highest level of ethical standards, discretion, client advocacy and transparent industry practices. Michael has been responsible for more than 2 Billion dollars of residential real estate transactions. He has held the distinction of closing the thirteenth highest priced sale nationwide and has been ranked 7th nationwide by the Wall Street Journal for average transaction price. In 2015, he was named the Top Agent in the Real Deal's Rising Real Estate Stars under 35 and in 2019, he was named the Top Rising Real Estate Star by Crain's New York.

Michael specializes in real-time data-driven expert advisory, client services and the strategic positioning and marketing of luxury new development and resale homes. He has broken price per square foot records in Tribeca, West Village, Chelsea, Flatiron, Gramercy Park and beyond. He is equally adept at representing buyers and sellers and has represented some of the world's most notable executives, CEO's, entrepreneurs, artists, and celebrities with extraordinary results while maintaining absolute discretion at all times. His notable sales include Penthouses on Central Park West, Park Avenue and in nearly every sought-after enclave in Manhattan as well as full floor units in key new developments projects such as One57 and One Madison.

Michael began his career as an agent in 2009, expediently shattering price per-square-foot records while representing buyers and sellers in luxury buildings citywide with remarkable results. Media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Real Deal have featured Michael for his extensive market knowledge and ground-breaking transactions. Michael credits his razor-sharp marketing and delicate negotiating skills to a lifetime of experience in academics, hospitality, and the fine arts.

Michael Graves’ Listings

Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$18,500,000
3 BD
3.5 BA
3,900 SF
Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
42 East 81st Street

Upper East Side

$11,995,000
6 BD
5.5 BA
5,262 SF
Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$8,950,000
4 BD
4 BA
3,750 SF
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$7,500,000
2 BD
2.5 BA
2,615 SF
Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
$5,950,000
4 BD
3.5 BA
3,627 SF
Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
30 West Street, Unit 16F

Battery Park City

$3,650,000
3 BD
3.5 BA
2,100 SF
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$3,500,000
2 BD
2.5 BA
1,330 SF
Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
VIRTUAL TOUR
$3,375,000
3 BD
3.5 BA
Listed By Compass
VIRTUAL TOUR
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$3,300,000
3 BD
2 BA
Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
VIRTUAL TOUR
$2,850,000
3 BD
2.5 BA
1,635 SF
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$2,500,000
1 BD
1 BA
1,000 SF
Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
VIRTUAL TOUR
195 Bowery, Unit 3

Lower East Side

$1,995,000
1 BD
1.5 BA
2,177 SF
Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
VIRTUAL TOUR
$1,625,000
2 BD
2 BA
1,151 SF
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$1,500,000
Studio
1 BA
440 SF
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$1,450,000
2 BD
2 BA
957 SF
Listed By Compass
Contract Signed
VIRTUAL TOUR
$1,150,000
1 BD
1 BA
Listed By Compass
Open: 7/6 10:00am - 11:00am - By Appt
$675,000
1 BD
1 BA
677 SF