New York Residential Specialist (NYRS) Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) Certified Relocation Agent Licensed Since 2006 Michael Villani is a respected real estate professional with more than 14 years experience in the business. He has sold and rented property all over Manhattan from Tribeca to East Harlem, from the Upper West Side to Yorkville. He is widely known among his clients and colleagues for his diligence, tenacity, smarts, honesty, and kindness. Clients rely on him as a calm and tireless guide navigating the ever-changing and often confusing New York real estate market. Michaels work begins with listening and caring. He's friendly, focused, reliable, and genuinely invested in every client. These qualities have brought him great success and he takes great pride in the enduring relationships he has developed with his loyal clientele. Heres what some of them are saying: Michael is courageous and cautious, convivial, genuinely friendly, witty, smart, serious and hardworking seeming contradictions but the perfect combination for an excellent New York broker. - Negar M. It was a joy to work with him. - Monique O. Michael is a magician, a miracle worker, a strategist, a therapist, a sleuth, a realist, a great listener, and a friend. - Cathy D. & Ken W. How amazing you are at your job. - Priscilla W. Much thanks for your patience, your sharp eye, and your state of the art realtor chops! - Joseph D. A native of Toronto, Canada, Michael has made Manhattan his home since 1994. He is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Economics. Prior to entering real estate, Michael honed his marketing skills on Madison Avenue at advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather and also enjoyed a successful career in the insurance business. He served as President of the Board of Directors for almost 20 years at his previous co-op on the Upper West Side. Michael, his wife, and their little boy now own a pre-war co-op on West E