Michelle was born and raised in Great Neck, Long Island, a suburb just outside of New York City. Growing up in the area has given her exposure to all that the city has to offer. She has always appreciated and enjoyed New York City and moved to Manhattan immediately after graduating with honors from Rutgers University. Michelle majored in Italian and minored in Spanish since she has a love for travel and foreign languages. She speaks Italian fluently and can also communicate in Spanish which comes in handy in her career. Since Michelle was born, she has spent summers in Italy visiting her family in Rome and has dual citizenship. Her exposure to diverse cultures and experiences has opened her mind and has made her appreciative of the contributions people from diverse backgrounds can bring.
Michelle is passionate about helping others and was drawn to working in the real estate industry shortly after moving to New York City. Before her career as a real estate agent where she could serve her clients and assist them in finding a home of their dreams, for several years she was on the leadership team of one of the largest community service organizations, Kiwanis International, and became president of the chapter. She was also a member of the Sigma Delta Tau Sorority during her college years and participated in numerous philanthropic events. Today Michelle continues to support charitable organizations through donations and fundraisers, as giving back to the community is very important to her.
Outside of real estate, Michelle has worked in the luxury goods, fashion, and hospitality industries as an executive assistant. Supporting senior-level executives gave her the knowledge and expertise of working in a fast-paced, client-driven environment, where attention to detail and customer satisfaction is of utmost importance. Her professional background, along with excellent multi-tasking, prioritizing and advanced administrative and organizational skills, allow her to provide clients with efficient and outstanding service. Michelle’s outgoing, upbeat, and friendly personality creates and builds strong, lasting relationships with everyone she meets, establishing long-term connections for her clients’ immediate and future real estate needs.
An interesting fact about Michelle is that she was a competitive, high-level figure skater for 15 years, and she participated in many regional and national competitions. As a result of her rigorous training, Michelle is a pro when it comes to time management skills and setting the bar high. Today Michelle’s great passion for real estate, including her work ethic, enthusiasm, and motivation, makes her a caring, honest, and successful real estate agent, always ready to address her clients’ needs, and provide a reliable, trustworthy, and meaningful experience.