Michael Oliveira began his real estate career Los Angeles, cutting his teeth on the sales of
luxury properties in one of the nation’s most competitive markets—even handling a home once
belonging to John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Now, after several years living in Nashville, he’s
quickly made a name for himself as one of the premier real estate agents in the area. His work
ethic and major market experience, paired with his mastery of the latest digital marketing tools,
intimate knowledge of what buyers, sellers and investors need for a successful transaction, and
all-encompassing passion for Middle Tennessee make him a valued advisor and guide for his
clients. That background, alongside his longtime business philosophy—to always place
relationships above transactions—have earned him a wide network of referral and relocation
clients. Transactions he’s handled have even appeared in a number of -profile publications,
from The Nashville Business Journal to The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and The
New York Times.
Michael genuinely loves meeting new people, and considers many of his clients friends. He’s a
strong believer in the personal touch needed for successful real estate transactions, and in the
power of fostering connections that, eventually, drive dreams and deliver results for his clients.
He also knows firsthand how much a home can represent security and peace, as he started his
business in 2009—right in the midst of the recession, when the housing crisis was at its peak and
foreclosures were hitting record highs. Michael his business during this time, weathering
the crisis to emerge as a more empathetic, creative, and ultimately successful realtor.
Away from the office, Michael is most often found in the or at a new restaurant
opening—he’s a dedicated foodie and home chef with an encyclopedic knowledge of the city’s
best eateries. He’s also passionate about supporting dog fostering and animal rescue services,
with three dogs of his own that often accompany him and his wife, Shelby, on long hikes in
the greater Tennessee area.